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Understanding the Self of People With Dementia: Psychological and Philosophical Considerations

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Hutmacher, Fabian
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 08 Feb 2021 11:21

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Background The ability to create and maintain an ongoing life narrative is a key characteristic of what makes us human; however, people with dementia lose this ability in the course of the disease. If the notion of having a self is intimately linked with being able to create and maintain a life narrative and if people with dementia tend to lose this ability, what kind of self do people with ...


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