Thinking about dementia : culture, loss, and the anthropology of senility /

Cultural responses to most illnesses differ; dementia is no exception. These responses, together with a society's attitudes toward its elderly population, affect the frequency of dementia-related diagnoses and the nature of treatment. Bringing together essays by nineteen respected scholars, thi...

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Other Authors: Leibing, Annette.
Cohen, Lawrence, 1961-
Format: Book Electronic
Published:New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2006.
Series:Studies in medical anthropology.
Online Access:JSTOR Access for North Central College
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