Foreword. 1. What is dementia? 2. The simple logic behind dementia 3. How the dementing patient experiences his situation 4. Communicating with the dementing patient/relative 5. Mood problems: aggression, depressiveness and suspicion 6. Behaviour problems: clinging behaviour, wandering off, and nocturnal unrest 7. Interaction rules and activities 8. The family: the quiet victims 9. Guilt feelings. References. Helpful resources. About the author.
Huub Buijssen is a psychogerontologist and clinical psychologist and has written many successful books on the subject of dementia. He regularly lectures to relatives and carers of dementia sufferers.