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Storying Later Life

Storying Later Life

Issues, Investigations, and Interventions in Narrative Gerontology. General (US: Trade)
BuchGebunden
Englisch
Oxford University Press Incerscheint am31.12.2019
Storying Later Life demonstrates that the biographical side of human aging is every bit as critical to fathom as the biological side, and that aging is about meaning and growth as well as decline. This volume provides an overview of current thinking and new directions, including examples f narrative care as core care.
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KlappentextStorying Later Life demonstrates that the biographical side of human aging is every bit as critical to fathom as the biological side, and that aging is about meaning and growth as well as decline. This volume provides an overview of current thinking and new directions, including examples f narrative care as core care.
ZusatztextStorying Later Life is an intriguing, challenging and complex read... This book is unique in its exploration of the theoretical underpinning, the evidence base and the practical applications that this narrative 'take' on the ageing process can bring to individuals, groups and services for older people... The chapters are diverse and thought provoking and bring many related and varied themes of narrative gerontology together as a coherent approach to new andpositive ways of working with older people in health and social care.
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ISBN978-0-19-539795-6
ProduktartBuch
Einbandart / SetinhaltGebunden
Erscheinungsjahr2010
Erscheinungsdatum31.12.2019
SpracheEnglisch
Artikel-Nr.11275679

Autor

Gary Kenyon, Ph.D. is founding Chair and Professor, Gerontology Department, St. Thomas University, New Brunswick, Canada. He is listed in Who's Who in Canada and the United States and is a frequent visiting scholar in Europe. Dr. Kenyon is a co-creator of Narrative Gerontology and the concept of Narrative Care.William L. Randall, EdD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Gerontology at St. Thomas University, where he also serves as Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Narrative. He is author or co-author of numerous publications on narrative gerontology and biographical aging. He is also principal organizer of the 2002, 2004, and 2010 international-interdisciplinary conferences entitled Narrative Matters. Ernst Bohlmeijer, Ph.D. is Associate Professor Mental Health Promotion at the University of Twente. He is one of the leading international researchers on reminiscence and life-review. He has a special interest in narrative-based and acceptance-based care. Hepublished over 70 articles and book chapters on these topics.

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