Ageing, Disability and Spirituality: Addressing the Challenge of Disability in Later Life
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 15 févr. 2008 - 272 pages
This collection examines theological and ethical issues of ageing, disability and spirituality, with an emphasis on how ageing affects people who have mental health and developmental disabilities.
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... pain. Perceptions. of. dementia. and. the. person. It is inevitable in a collection of papers such as these, on disability and ageing, that dementia will feature in the majority of papers. In the literature, a number of types of dementia ...
... painful condition. It is difficult and painful not simply because of the biological consequences of the deterioration of the brain and the relational consequences that this initiates, but also because experiencing such deterioration ...
... pain experienced by people whose loved ones face the outworking of this condition. While we may not want to argue that personhood is lost to the illness, there is no question that often the person-as-we-once-knew-them encounters radical ...
... pain it grabs our attention. The unity of body and spirit, or what came to be viewed in the postEnlightenment era as ... pains of advancing age. An understanding of ourselves as embodied persons is central to this chapter. It applies ...
... painful. COMING TO FINAL MEANINGS: IDENTITY THROUGH STORY Narrative provides us with the sense of our identity. This is basic to being human. For Christians, our story is interlaced with God's story and the story of our community of ...
A Narrative of Ageing Loss and Exclusion
Ethical and Theological Issues for Dementia Care
Exploring Disability and Spirituality
The Interplay of Faith and Depression in Later Life
The Potential for Choir Work to Reduce Depression and Meet Spiritual Needs
Chapter 15 Humour and Its Link to Meaning and Spirituality in War
Chapter 16 Pastoral Rituals Ageing and New Paths into Meaning
The Possibilities for Wellbeing and Care
Jacobs Wrestling with the Unknown Genesis 32
Addressing the Challenge of Dementia in Later Life
A Journey Inwards to a Spiritual Self
Buddhist Perspectives for a Theology of Pastoral Care for the Ageing and Persons with Disabilities