The carnival is not over Cultural resistance in dementia care

Date added: September 30, 2019
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Authors: Andrea Capstick

Within the still-dominant medical discourse on dementia, disorders of language feature prominently among diagnostic criteria. In this view, changes in ability to produce or understand coherent speech are considered to be an inevitable result of neuropathology.

The carnival is not over: Cultural resistance in dementia care, Andrea Capstick and John Chatwin, Pragmatics and Society, Volume 7, Issue 2, Jan 2016, p. 169 – 195 DOI: