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Published: 08 December 2005

328 Pages | 2 diagrams; 6 halftones


ISBN: 9780198566144

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Mind, Meaning, and the Person

Edited by Julian Hughes, Stephen Louw, and Steven R Sabat

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

  • Includes an introductory chapter setting the scene for an understanding of dementia and of the background philosophical thought, enabling those from either philosophy or psychiatry to appreciate the issues in the other discipline.
  • Includes case histories and personal accounts from those with dementia, giving the reader an insight into the reality of this illness
  • Juxtaposes philosophical analysis and clinical experience, presenting a unique overview of the issues that is stimulating and allows the philosophical perspectives and those of practitioners to be mutually informing

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