Driven by fear to defend his secure world


Posted on May 1st, by editor in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Mr D’s tormented, disturbing behaviour was incomprehensible to those around him. Understanding its roots could not give him the peace of mind he had never possessed, but it brought tolerance and lessened his wife’s distress, writes Graham Stokes.
Author/s: Graham Stokes
Vol: 4, Issue: 3, pp14-15





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