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Conversations with an Alzheimer's patient: an interactional sociolinguistic perspective by Heidi Hamilton
Southern African Journal of Gerontology
Published by Cambridge University Press, UK, 1994, pp. 184 ISBN 0 521 42101 2 Hard cover Hamilton makes two main contributions in her book, which are separate but interconnected. On the one hand, by rigorous ly studying the conversations of a patient suffering from Alzheimer's disease (AD), she demonstrates the contribu tions which language studies can make towards increasing our understanding of dementia in general and AD in particular. At the same time, through a detailed analysis of thedoi:10.21504/sajg.v5i1.73 fatcat:pts5bafv7fd2lfejuzp3uddu74