Competence Assessment in Dementia

  • Gabriela Stoppe

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VIII
  2. Introduction

  3. EDCON-Consensus; Assessment of Competence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Pasquale Calabrese
      Pages 13-24
    3. Matthias Brand, Hans J. Markowitsch
      Pages 25-34
    4. Maria E. Soto, Bruno Vellas
      Pages 35-40
    5. Conor O’Luanaigh, Brian Lawlor
      Pages 41-50
    6. Konstantinos N. Fountoulakis, Katerina Despos
      Pages 71-75
    7. Anco vd Vorm, Marcel C M Olde Rikkert
      Pages 85-91
    8. Johannes Wancata, Josef Marksteiner
      Pages 103-105
    9. Dorthe Vennemose Buss, Gunhild Waldemar
      Pages 107-108
    10. Marie Bouyssy, Emilie Legay, Vincent Camus
      Pages 113-115
    11. Magda Tsolaki, Eleni Tsantali
      Pages 121-124
    12. Mairead Bartley, Desmond O’Neill
      Pages 125-127
    13. Rosa Liperoti, Roberto Bernabei
      Pages 129-130
    14. Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert
      Pages 131-135
    15. Knut Engedal, Øyvind Kirkevold
      Pages 137-139
    16. Andrzej Kiejna, Joanna Rymaszewska, Tomasz Hadryś
      Pages 141-146
    17. Horácio Firmino, Pedro Silva Carvalho, Joaquim Cerejeira
      Pages 147-150
    18. Fernando Marquez, Raimundo Mateos
      Pages 155-159
    19. Karin Sparring Björkstén
      Pages 161-163
    20. Marc Graf, Eva Krebs-Roubicek
      Pages 165-168
    21. Iva Holmerová, Martina Rokosová, Božena Jurašková, Hana Vaňková, Hana Čvančarová, Pavla Karmelitová et al.
      Pages 169-174
    22. Sarmishtha Bhattacharyya, Alistair Burns
      Pages 175-780
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 181-184

About this book


1 Dementia and related disorders affect the suffer- minimal standards of care for people with dementia , ers’ ability to perform activities of daily living and the improvement of access to diagnosis and treat- 2 3 to make appropriate decisions about various issues ment , ethical issues related to research in dementia , relevant to their life. While there is no disagreement the problems related to severe dementia, stigma and about these facts there is little clarity and even less social exclusion of people with dementia, assessment consensus about the ways in which competence to of outcome of treatment of dementia and the asse- make decisions should be assessed in daily practice ment of competence of people with dementia. The – nor is there agreement about the levels of compe- work to develop consensus on the latter subject lead, tence at which it is in the best interest of the people inter alia to the production of this volume. with dementia to have a guardian and receive legal In its work the EDCON Steering committee - protection against abuse and other mistreatment. lects areas on which it will concentrate and desig- In daily clinical practice there is a large heterogene- nates a coordinator for the work on each of those.


Psychiatry assessment autonomy brain dementia

Editors and affiliations

  • Gabriela Stoppe
    • 1
  1. 1.Universitäre Psychiatrische KlinikenBaselSchweiz

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag/Wien 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
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  • Print ISBN 978-3-211-72368-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-211-72369-2
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