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International Perspectives on Reminiscence, Life Review and Life Story Work

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The book includes examples of international practical projects, involving people of all ages, life circumstances, and levels of physical and cognitive functioning. Contributions from contemporary practitioners and researchers give a nuanced appraisal of the methods of engagement and creativity arising from the purposeful recall of our personal pasts. Chapters include reviews of technology, ethical issues including end of life care, working with people with mental health conditions, and working with people with dementia.

Industry Reviews

This forensically detailed book gets to the DNA of reminiscence and life review, combining reports of research studies with accounts of the application of different approaches in practice. It will be particularly useful for scholars and practitioners interested in the theory of reminiscence, drawing as it does on studies concerning the rationale and benefits of making sense of our lives, linking past to present and reconciling previous experiences. - Ruth Eley, Dementia Action Liverpool

Read this book. The multiple perspectives are inviting, relevant, comprehensive, insightful, needed, scholarly and yet personal. - Professor Bruce A. Stevens, Charles Sturt University, Australia and author of the Storied Self


Product details

  • Format: Paperback
  • Language: English
  • Number Of Pages: 440
  • Published: 21st November 2018
  • Country of Publication: GB
  • Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 16.7  x 2.5