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R Caron, L Caron
INTRODUCTION: Alzheimer's disease affects patients in time and space and all dimensions of emotional, cognitive and social life. It is, in return, an unprecedented threat for the family, a disaster for each member of the family. Because of the love story, because of the suffering, the disease remains the relationship between patient and caregiver. We try to approach their suffering according to the carer's reports. Our research, conducted with support from France Alzheimer, aims to understand the nuances of the experience of becoming the accompanying person, drawing on some key moments of this accompaniment...
December 2011: L'Encéphale
Agnès Michon, Marcela Gargiulo, Corinne Rozotte
The dementia conveys representations in term of loss, loss of knowledge, loss of cognition, loss of autonomy, loss of awareness of the deficits, with for consequencies a loss of exchanges and social withdrawal. Because of the difficulty for the patient to communicate his (her) feelings, it is difficult to understand his (her) experience of living. The analysis of speech through interviews realized with Alzheimer'disease patients, shows that the person who feels to enter a shape of abnormality, suffers from the loss of control of his/her existence, change of the relationships with the circle of acquaintances, other people's opinion, and social stigmatisation...
March 2003: Psychologie & Neuropsychiatrie du Vieillissement
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