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Self and Reminiscence of Place

Journal of Aging & Identity

Author: Chaudhury, H.
Year: 1999
Type: Journal Article

Abstract:

Explores reminiscence of past places & selfhood for older people, especially people with dementia, living in long-term care facilities. The existing literature in related substantive areas is critically reviewed, synthesizing emergent major themes & proposing a conceptual framework. It is suggested that reminiscence of events & aspects associated with significant places from the past can offer a potentially therapeutic process in holding onto one's life experiences &, in turn, present opportunities for preserving one's sense of self-identity.

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Publish Dates Dec
Pages 231-253
Volume 4
Issue 4
Accession Number August, 2010
Electronic Resource Number 10.1023/A:1022835109862
Keywords older

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