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Reminiscence and ageing

Cohen, Gillian and Taylor, Stephanie (1998). Reminiscence and ageing. Ageing and Society, 18(5) pp. 601–610.

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This paper questions assumptions about reminiscence and looks at definitions of it. Functions of different types of reminiscence are examined and distinctions are drawn between these and autobiographical memories. Methodologies of eliciting reminiscences are critically considered. Finally, types and amounts of reminiscence are related to life style and age group.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 1998 Cambridge University Press
ISSN: 1469-1779
Keywords: ageing; reminiscence; autobiographical memory; age effects; life review; therapy
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Psychology and Counselling > Psychology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Psychology and Counselling
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 25143
Depositing User: Stephanie Taylor
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2011 14:55
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2019 02:19
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