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Arts Participation: Counterbalancing Forces to the Social Stigma of a Dementia Diagnosis

Overview of attention for article published in AMA Journal of Ethics, July 2017
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Title
Arts Participation: Counterbalancing Forces to the Social Stigma of a Dementia Diagnosis
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AMA Journal of Ethics, July 2017
DOI 10.1001/journalofethics.2017.19.7.msoc2-1707
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Abstract

A diagnosis of dementia profoundly impacts a person in terms of both the functional progression of the disease and the social stigma associated with the diagnosis. A growing body of research demonstrates the effectiveness of innovative programs such as the Alzheimer's Poetry Project, Meet Me at MoMA, and TimeSlips™ in counterbalancing social stigma by building a social and emotional framework for strength-based living for people diagnosed with dementia through arts participation. These programs focus on supporting autonomy and generativity through creative expression to help sustain the social, emotional, and community fabric of people's lives in the face of significant counterbalancing forces (e.g., the disease itself, stigma, and institution-centered approaches to care).

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 15 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 6 40%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 7%
Lecturer 1 7%
Other 1 7%
Other 4 27%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 3 20%
Social Sciences 3 20%
Psychology 3 20%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 20%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 13%
Other 1 7%