Explanation Of The Term 'Dementia'

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Post starts off his essay with a paragraph about the definition and how the term hope is going to be used throughout the context. He then talks a little bit about dementia and how it is caused. He talks about how the term dementia often has a negative connotation, and suggests that we use the term deeply forgetful instead. Following this he talks about the five source of hope. The first one is faith and spirituality, and he talks about how hope is tied to them and the hope that caregivers have towards their patients. The second one is the enduring self in 12 aspects, here he went over the continuing personal identity aspects and seven cases where patients with dementia that were exposed to these aspects remembered who they were for a while.
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