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Christine Bryden

Christine Bryden has worked in the pharmaceutical industry and as a senior executive in the Australian Prime Minister's Department. Following her diagnosis with Alzheimer's Disease in 1995, she has been instrumental in setting up local support groups for people with dementia and has addressed national and international conferences. In 2003 she was the first person with dementia to be elected to the Board of Alzheimer's Disease International. Her first book Who will I be when I die? was published in 1998 and has been translated into several languages. She lives in Brisbane, Australia.

JKP publications by Christine Bryden

  1. International Perspectives on Reminiscence, Life Review and Life Story Work

    International Perspectives on Reminiscence, Life Review and Life Story Work

    Edited by Faith Gibson. Foreword by Barbara Haight

    This book collates the latest research developments and evidence-base for reminiscence, life review and life story work in a single volume. Charting the wide applications for narrative therapeutic methods, the book emphasises the effectiveness of these approaches with varied people from different cultural backgrounds. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 6.57in / 229mm x 167mm, 440pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 9781785923920
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 432pp, £27.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-744-2
  2. Will I Still Be Me?

    Will I Still Be Me?

    Finding a Continuing Sense of Self in the Lived Experience of Dementia

    Christine Bryden

    Christine Bryden was diagnosed with dementia in 1995, but her experiences do not reflect the mainstream discourse of loss of self while living with dementia. In this book she explains why people with dementia have a meaningful and continuing sense of self and calls for a different understanding of dementia that results in greater inclusion. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.78in x 6.77in / 223mm x 172mm, 144pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 9781785925559
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 144pp, £12.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-950-7
  3. Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia

    Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia

    Edited by Chris Clarke and Emma Wolverson. Foreword by Christine Bryden

    Extending the field of positive psychology, this book explores how positive psychological constructs relate to living well with dementia. Looking at current evidence, and with case studies from people living with dementia, this book shows how positive psychological concepts can be applied to practice to achieve good dementia care. Learn More
    2016, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 288pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-610-6
    2016, Ebook, ePUB, 288pp, £24.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-077-1
  4. Nothing about us, without us!

    Nothing about us, without us!

    20 years of dementia advocacy

    Christine Bryden

    Insightful and inspiring presentations by the foremost dementia advocate, compiled here for the first time, provide new ways of understanding dementia and better ways to ensure that the voices of people with dementia are heard. Learn More
    2015, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.97in / 246mm x 177mm, 304pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-671-7
    2015, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, £15.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-176-1
  5. Who will I be when I die?

    Who will I be when I die?

    Christine Bryden

    Christine Bryden was 46 when she was diagnosed with dementia, and in this book she describes her remarkable emotional, physical and spiritual journey in the three years immediately following. Originally published in Australia in 1998, the book is brought completely up-to-date with new material and photographs, and is a truly inspirational read. Learn More
    2012, Paperback / softback, 8.46in x 6.85in / 215mm x 174mm, 176pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-312-9
    2012, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, £13.99
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-645-5
  6. Ageing, Disability and Spirituality

    Ageing, Disability and Spirituality

    Addressing the Challenge of Disability in Later Life

    Edited by Elizabeth MacKinlay

    This collection examines theological and ethical issues of ageing, disability and spirituality, with an emphasis on how ageing affects people who have mental health and developmental disabilities. The book presents ways of moving towards more effective relationships between carers and older people with disabilities. Learn More
    2008, Paperback / softback, 9.29in x 6.26in / 236mm x 159mm, 272pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-584-8
    2008, Ebook, ePUB, 272pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-767-1
  7. Dancing with Dementia

    Dancing with Dementia

    My Story of Living Positively with Dementia

    Christine Bryden

    Christine Bryden was a top civil servant and single mother of three children when she was diagnosed with dementia at 46. Since then she has gone on to challenge almost every stereotype by campaigning for self-advocacy, writing articles and speaking at national conferences. This book is a vivid account of the author's experiences of dementia. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 200pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-332-5
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 200pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-095-5
    2017, Audio Book, ZIP FILE, 411 minutes, £16.79
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-079-5