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Dancing with Dementia: My Story of Living Positively with Dementia.

Bryden, Christine.

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    Dancing with Dementia: My Story of Living Positively with Dementia.
  • Author: Bryden, Christine.
  • Description: Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at 46. Since then she has gone on to challenge almost every stereotype by campaigning for self-advocacy, writing articles and speaking at national conferences. This book is a vivid account of the author's experiences of dementia.
    Cover -- Dancing with Dementia: My Story of Living Positively with Dementia -- Contents -- PREFACE -- 1 A 'Roller-coaster' Journey Since Early 1998 -- I'm really getting better!!!! -- A new lease of life! -- 2 Coming Out' With Dementia -- Challenging the stereotype -- Taking the first step -- Going global -- Whatever next! -- Round theworld in 80 days -- I wouldn't recommend that you move… -- 3 Let's Talk About Having Dementia -- The medical journey -- What it feels like to live with dementia -- There are many ways to help -- 4 I Know Who I'll Be When I Die -- An identity crisis! -- The fear of ceasing to be -- Who am I becoming? -- Dancing with dementia -- Choosing to dance -- AFTERWORD -- APPENDIX 1: DO YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES? -- APPENDIX 2: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS -- APPENDIX 3: WHERE TO GO FOR HELP -- ENDNOTES.
  • Identifier: E-ISBN: 9781846420955 ; ISBN: 9781843103325 ; ISBN: 9781843103325
  • Subjects: Bryden, Christine, -- 1949- -- Mental health. Dementia -- Patients -- Biography. Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Biography
  • Language: English
  • Source: Ebook Central Perpetual and DDA titles (ProQuest)

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