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Title: Still Alice is far from a good thing for dementia awareness
Author(s): Andrews, June
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Issue Date: 9-Mar-2015
Date Deposited: 1-Jul-2016
Publisher: The Conversation Trust
Citation: Andrews J (2015) Still Alice is far from a good thing for dementia awareness. The Conversation. 09.03.2015.
Abstract: First paragraph: Still Alice tells the story of a university professor who is diagnosed with an aggressive early-onset dementia. Her intellectual and physical capacity declines cruelly, and it’s certain that she has passed the genetic mutation she inherited on to at least one of her children. Such things happen. I recently met a lawyer like this. All her siblings were affected. Her own children, who were born before anyone knew about the family problem, also tested positive. The children in the movie are almost saintly. Such a reaction might be hoped for, but it’s of course not often the case. The lawyer’s children, for example, were not so well adjusted. Access this article on The Conversation website at
Type: Newspaper/Magazine Article
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Affiliation: Dementia and Ageing
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