Download Conversations with an Alzheimer's Patient: An Interactional by Heidi Ehernberger Hamilton PDF

By Heidi Ehernberger Hamilton

This booklet offers an interactional sociolinguistic method of the revolutionary communicative breakdowns average of Alzheimer's disorder. The language utilized in open-ended, obviously taking place conversations among the writer and one aged lady Alzheimer's sufferer over four-and-a-half years is investigated in an try and know the way the patient's communicative skills and disabilities are comparable, how they alter, and the way they're motivated via the habit of the fit interlocutor.

Show description

Read Online or Download Conversations with an Alzheimer's Patient: An Interactional Sociolinguistic Study PDF

Best geriatrics books

Practical Management of Depression in Older People (Hodder Arnold Publication)

The textual content examines different remedies for melancholy within the aged. It exhibits how the multi-disciplinary group could impression the effectiveness of such remedies and discusses the sensible implications.

The handholder's handbook: a guide to caregivers of people with Alzheimer's or other dementias

 In a countrywide survey, 19 million americans acknowledged they've got a loved one with Alzheimer's, and 37 million acknowledged they knew an individual who had it. but if Rosette Teitel came across herself within the position of caregiver to her ill husband, she may well locate no books that spoke back her sensible wishes: How do you supply a 170-pound guy a bath?

Führungskompetenz für Leitende Ärzte: Motivation, Teamführung, Konfliktmanagement im Krankenhaus

Setzen Sie Impulse! Insbesondere von Leitenden Ärzten werden neben den medizinischen zunehmend auch Führungs- Kompetenzen erwartet. Diese Kompetenzen sind nachweislich karrierefördernd. Konkrete Beispiele aus dem ärztlichen Führungsalltag in der KlinikHandfeste Praxisempfehlungen – wissenschaftlich abgesichert/belegt(Beispiele aus dem Klinikalltag in Kombination mit dem dazugehörigen psychologischen Hintergrund)Lösungsstrategien, um souverän und erfolgreich zu agierenInterviews mit anerkannten Führungskräften aus dem Kliniksektor und aus meinungsbildenden Verbänden: Vorstände, Geschäftsführer, ärztliche DirektorenFührungstools für Leitende Ärzte: Checklisten, Kopiervorlagen für Mitarbeitergespräche, checks für Situationstransparenz und –klärung, exams für den Abgleich von Selbst- und Fremdbild …Führungspersönlichkeiten in der Medizin gelingt es, ihre ärztlichen Mitarbeiter zu motivieren.

Dementia in Clinical Practice: A Neurological Perspective: Pragmatic Studies in the Cognitive Function Clinic

This concise, pragmatic, pocket-sized publication addresses neurological contributions to the prognosis and administration of dementia via a longitudinal exam of the paintings undertaken in a devoted neurological dementia medical institution. It covers using cognitive and non-cognitive screening tools and their diagnostic application and using different diagnostic investigations: neuroimaging, neurophysiology and neuropathology.

Extra resources for Conversations with an Alzheimer's Patient: An Interactional Sociolinguistic Study

Sample text

In 1981 when I got to know Elsie, very little was reported in the scholarly literature about language and Alzheimer's disease. I relied initially on Obler's (1981) insightful review of Irigaray's (1973) study of thirty-two Alzheimer's patients in France as well as on a volume on language, communication, and the elderly edited by Obler and Albert (1980b). But as a student of interactional sociolinguistics and discourse analysis, I was unable to find theoretical frameworks and methodologies in the literature which allowed me to capture what I sensed was potentially most significant about Elsie's communicative abilities and how they were interrelated with my own communicative behavior in our conversations.

So as to show what we can do" and continues to read aloud pages 12 to 14 which completes the first chapter of the book. Interspersed among her attempts to read are numerous instances of metacommunicative comments regarding pronunciation, difficulty of words, and punctuation markings. 11. March 17, 1984 (38 minutes): During this conversation in the lounge, Elsie and I are looking at and commenting on items in Elsie's mail order catalogue, including tools, pumps, chairs, windows, lamps, raincoats, sweaters, hammocks, and boat horns.

After reaching the second floor, Elsie goes with a staff member to eat lunch. 6. March 5, 1982 (41 minutes): Unlike the earlier conversations which have taken place in hallways and elevators as we moved between class and home, the first 30 minutes of this conversation take place next to a window in the lounge. There Elsie and I talk about a variety of things: the weather, Elsie's necklace, a new magazine, people and buildings outside the window, Elsie's son and husband, my home, and Elsie's travels.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.25 of 5 – based on 50 votes

About admin