reminiscence


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rem·i·nis·cence

(rem'i-nis'sens),
In the psychology of learning, an improvement in recall, over that shown on the last trial, of incompletely learned material after an interval without practice.
[L. reminiscentiae, from reminiscor, to remember]

reminiscence

[rem′inis′əns]
Etymology: L, reminisci, to remember
the recollection of past personal experiences and significant events.

rem·i·nis·cence

(rem'i-nis'ĕns)
In the psychology of learning, an improvement in recall, over that shown on the last trial, of incompletely learned material after an interval without practice.
[L. reminiscentiae, from reminiscor, to remember]
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Group integrative reminiscence therapy on self-esteem, life satisfaction and depressive symptoms in institutionalised older veterans.
This has been organised through Ruth Hellen, and it will an interesting first attempt to capture the views and reminiscences of ordinary members who have a long history as IAML members.
Gill Watson of Sporting Chance with an old-style tennis racquet, right, and chatting to Jack Smith, below left, with a number of vintage sporting items loaned to the reminiscence project by store Barker and Stonehouse.
For those who want to use Reminiscence Therapy with their family member suffering from Alzheimer's, they will need to take all those old photos and videos and have them converted into a usable format.
Reminiscence has been recognized for its positive impact and therapeutic merit (Bohlmeijer, Smit, & Cuijpers, 2003; Butler, 1963; Pinquart, Duberstein, & Lyness, 2007) as non-pharmaceutical treatment (Wang, Yen, & OuYang, 2009).
It is important that books like Sister Spit: Writing, Rants and Reminiscence from the Road exist to document aspects of this tour and its participants, to chronicle the diversity of feminist and queer politics as they change and change again, to document multitudes of experimental forms in writing and writings that do not seek to please (necessarily) or to sell millions of copies.
However, I didn't fully appreciate how I also may have been performing an important nursing intervention in helping these aging patients through the therapy of reminiscence.
Reminiscence and life story work; a practice guide, 4th ed.
REMEMBERING YESTERDAY, CARING TODAY: REMINISCENCE IN DEMENTIA CARE -- A GUIDE TO GOOD PRACTICE explains how creative reminiscence work can contribute to positive relationships between people with dementia and those who care for them.
The relatively straightforward breakup reminiscence "Littlest Things" softens her up just enough, but she's at her best when facing down anyone who gets in her way, be they social phonies ("Friend of Mine"), mean-spirited door people ("Friday Night"), or exboyfriends who are, ahem, ill-equipped ("Not Big").
Residents can also enjoy the physical and emotional benefits of the outdoors on our rooftop terrace and from the safety of the third-floor patio of our Reminiscence 'neighborhood,' which is for residents with Alzheimer's," Walker adds.