chapter  7
Family Adaptation Models to Dementia
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Therapy with families of demented individuals is a complex specialty area encompassing neurology, neuropsychology, personality, psychiatry, social services, and family systems theory. No single profession contains sufficient expertise in all of these areas. However, we believe that an understanding of the systemic factors involved in this type of family adaptation is essential for clinicians who wish to effectively assist individuals with dementia and their families.