Pastoral care for the person with dementia.


Journal Article

We discuss the various stages of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders (ADRD) and present a psychosocial model which spiritual caregivers can use in their ministry, the Progressively Lowered Stress Threshold (PLST) model. We argue that religious activities are very important to these patients and that spiritual caregivers can make an important contribution.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Stolley, JM; Koenig, H; Buckwalter, KC

Published Date

  • 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 1-2

Start / End Page

  • 7 - 23

PubMed ID

  • 10387593

Pubmed Central ID

  • 10387593

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0885-4726

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1300/j080v08n01_02


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States