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dc.contributor.authorMitchell, Gail Joyce
dc.contributor.authorDupuis, Sherry L.
dc.contributor.authorKontos, Pia 13:50:21 (GMT) 13:50:21 (GMT)
dc.descriptionThis work, first published in Journal of Applied Hermeneutics is made available here under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Original article available at:
dc.description.abstractThe authors revisit the troubling discourse surrounding the diagnosis of dementia. A critique of the predominant words and images in health care literature, public discourse, and policy is considered from multiple angles. The authors link the dominant words and images with a form of inter-relational violence. Contrary images grounded in research and experience offer a different view of what it is like to live with a diagnosis of dementia—a view that is life-affirming and based in relationality and possibility. Concepts of embodied selfhood and knowing other-wise are portrayed as doorways to transforming a discourse of violence toward a discourse of compassion and ethical relating.en
dc.publisherUniversity of Calgaryen
dc.rightsAttribution 3.0 Unported*
dc.subjectDementia Discourseen
dc.subjectEmbodied Selfhooden
dc.subjectKnowing Other-Wiseen
dc.titleDementia Discourse: From Imposed Suffering to Knowing Other-Wiseen
dcterms.bibliographicCitationMitchell, G., Dupuis, S., & Kontos, P. (2013). Dementia Discourse: From Imposed Suffering to Knowing Other-Wise. Journal of Applied Hermeneutics, 0(2). Retrieved from
uws.contributor.affiliation1Faculty of Applied Health Sciencesen
uws.contributor.affiliation2Recreation and Leisure Studiesen

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