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Although Alzheimer’s Disease can be seen to be an ordeal, the way that it is experienced differs significantly. Sociological studies of people confronted with Alzheimer’s Disease show divergence from the often employed rhetoric of the illness as a “scourge”, a “burden” or a “nightmare”. A sociological approach allows a certain distance to be achieved from commonly held representations of the disease and its medical definition. The papers in this issue address the diverse experiences and the theoretical perspectives of Alzheimer’s Disease and offer a refined approach to the social dimensions of the illness.

This multidisciplinary journal focuses on ageing workers, the transition to retirement and growing old. Read more...
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