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All In The Mind - ABC Radio National

ABC Radio National

Health, Science & Medicine

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Science & Medicine 36

All In The Mind is Radio National's weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behaviour - everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.

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Dementia care

December 8th, 2013

Episode 36 of 143 episodes

Imagine what it's like to live in the confusing world of dementia. Whilst we wait for a medical breakthrough, nearly 350,000 Australians are living with dementia day to day. A recent study has found that adding fun, laughter and song into the lives of dementia patients can lift their mood and even their cognition. And we see how some Montessori philosophy can help to improve the quality of dementia care.

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