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Neil Small, Katherine Froggatt, and Murna Downs

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780198566878

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566878.001.0001

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The good death and dementia

The good death and dementia

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(p.163) Chapter 6 The good death and dementia
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Living and Dying with Dementia
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Neil Small (Contributor Webpage)

Katherine Froggatt (Contributor Webpage)

Murna Downs (Contributor Webpage)

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566878.003.0006

This chapter discusses a broader perspective on dying in society. It provides a further explanation for the experiences of people living and dying with dementia, and each person's experience is shaped by the coming together of different social discourses. The chapter also discusses the importance of this good death template, with reference to the different models that have been prominent in specific historical periods.

Keywords:   dying, death, experiences, social discourses, good death, models

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