Chapter 10. Dementia as a Biopsychosocial Condition: Implications for Practice and Research

  1. Bob Woods clinical psychologist nursing assistant Chair Co-Director Academic Director Director Professor of Clinical Psychology of Older People3 and
  2. Dr Linda Clare chartered clinical psychologist clinical neuropsychologist Reader in Psychology consultant4
  1. Murna Downs Professor in Dementia Studies Head Bradford Dementia Group1,
  2. Dr Linda Clare chartered clinical psychologist clinical neuropsychologist Reader in Psychology consultant4 and
  3. Elizabeth Anderson Lecturer in Dementia Studies2

Published Online: 7 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch10

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

How to Cite

Downs, M., Clare, L. and Anderson, E. (2008) Dementia as a Biopsychosocial Condition: Implications for Practice and Research, in Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition (eds B. Woods and L. Clare), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Dementia Services Development Centre, Wales, Ardudwy, University of Wales, Bangor, Holyhead Road, Bangor LL57 2PX, UK

  2. 4

    School of Psychology, Brigantia Building, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Dementia Studies, School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, Trinity Road, Bradford, BD5 0BB, UK

  2. 2

    Bradford Dementia Group, School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, Bradford BD5 OBB, West Yorkshire, UK

  3. 4

    School of Psychology, Brigantia Building, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470012307

Online ISBN: 9780470773185

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Keywords:

  • dementia - biopsychosocial condition;
  • psychosocial aspects in dementia;
  • person-centred approach in subjective experience;
  • cognitive rehabilitation;
  • integrated biopsychosocial approach

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Neurological Elements

  • Psychosocial Elements

  • Implications for Practice of Viewing Dementia as a Biopsychosocial Condition

  • Acknowledgements

  • References