Dementia: beyond disorders of mood

Petty, Stephanie and Dening, Tom and Coleston-Shields, Donna Maria and Griffiths, Amanda (2018) Dementia: beyond disorders of mood. Aging and Mental Health . ISSN 1364-6915

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Abstract

This editorial will present the growing argument in the research literature that mood disorders, as defined by psychiatric diagnostic criteria, do not well serve individuals with dementia. This is important because anxiety and depression are our most used and most influential ways of understanding a highly prevalent and personally important experience in dementia: emotion. As such, there is a need to review how the disorders are currently conceptualised since they may have limited applicability for individuals with dementia, and consider what alternatives there might be. Agitation is offered as a lesson in how imprecise descriptions of behaviour can exclude the internal world of people with dementia. In our research to explore how the emotional experiences of individuals with dementia are understood, we consider what might lie beyond disorders of mood.

Item Type: Article
RIS ID: https://nottingham-repository.worktribe.com/output/906644
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Aging and Mental Health on 25/01/2018, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/13607863.2018.1430742
Keywords: Dementia; Emotion; Mood; Depression; Anxiety
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Medicine > Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2018.1430742
Depositing User: Petty, Stephanie
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2018 15:50
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 19:28
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/49437

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