Chapter 31. Psychological Interventions with People with Dementia

  1. Bob Woods clinical psychologist nursing assistant Chair Co-Director Academic Director Director Professor of Clinical Psychology of Older People1 and
  2. Dr Linda Clare chartered clinical psychologist clinical neuropsychologist Reader in Psychology consultant2
  1. Bob Woods clinical psychologist nursing assistant Chair Co-Director Academic Director Director Professor of Clinical Psychology of Older People1 and
  2. Dr Linda Clare chartered clinical psychologist clinical neuropsychologist Reader in Psychology consultant2

Published Online: 7 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch31

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

How to Cite

Woods, B. and Clare, L. (2008) Psychological Interventions with People with Dementia, 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.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    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:

  • negative attitudes and ‘malignant social psychology’;
  • stimulation and activity approaches;
  • validation therapy (VT) - emotion-focused approach;
  • psychodynamic listening and mutual understanding;
  • cognition-focused approaches

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Stimulation and Activity Approaches

  • Emotion-Focused Approaches

  • Behaviour-Focused Approaches

  • Cognition-Focused Approaches

  • Conclusions

  • References