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Kobunsha Monograph 9 Anthroposophy From the medical treatment and long-term care site
■ Author: Jan-Pieter van Vollenhoe ■ Translation: Hideharu Ishii
■ Publisher name: Kobunsha

【Product introduction】
Even if we end up with dementia, our personal growth never ends there. Even if the world of words and the world of thought is lost due to dementia, that is why we can <welcome> into the once rich world of emotions and will that will be reopened. It becomes. That is exactly where we can grow further-before pushing the door to death leading to new humans. (Quoted from the book band)

【Registration information】
Edition: B5 size, 256 pages
Date of issue: February 20, 2016
ISBN: 978-4-7565-0130-1

1 Introduction
Dementia: An image that reflects the spirit of the times
Dementia: Anxiety about autonomy and loss of ego
Unexpected growth at the end of life
Learn <think>
Let go of thinking
2 Progression stage of medical condition
Forgetfulness outpatient
Image inspection
Family meeting
Frightened ego, confused ego, submerged ego
Reality disorientation training and validation
How to interact with dementia patients-continuous involvement
3 Diagnosis
Alzheimer's disease
Physical examination
Medical history interviews from patients involved
Core symptoms of Alzheimer's disease
How can we tackle these issues?
Frontotemporal dementia (Pick disease)
Core symptoms of pick disease
Supplementary diagnostic method
Progress of illness
Vascular dementia
Decreased motor function
≪It was just like a blink of an eye≫
Relatively good memory
Neuropsychological examination
Core symptoms of vascular dementia
Lewy body dementias
≪Don't sit there, there's a dog sitting there! ≫
Hallucinations-not the first time
Stiff muscles
Fluctuating course
Core symptoms of Lewy body dementias
Delirium and Lewy body dementias
Summary: Four types of dementia
Alzheimer's disease
Frontotemporal dementia
Vascular dementia
Lewy body dementias

4 Inspection
Physical examination
Clock drawing test
Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE)
Frontal lobe function test (FAB)

5 Causes of dementia
Brain: Organ with weak vitality
Vascular aging: arterial stiffness
Aging of brain tissue: amyloid β
Aging of brain tissue: Tau protein
Discovery of Alois Alzheimer and Alzheimer's disease
A study of Haiko Brak and Eva Brak
So-called nun research
Richness of linguistic expression and richness of visual representation
wrap up
6 Modern medicine treatment methods
General treatment
Preventive medicine
Acetylcholine esterase inhibitor
Receptor blocker

7 Kaiba and inscription (engraving of memory)
Direct memory and indirect memory
HM story
So-called monkey research
Hippocampus during the embryonic period
Close relationship between hippocampus and choroid plexus
Cavity formation and soul
Stress and trauma cause the hippocampus to contract
Korsakoff syndrome
8 Three phases of memory
Local memory
Rhythm memory
Abstract memory
≪Why do you change this time? ≫
Dementia patients revert to their former memory phase
Types of memory
9 Near-death experience and organ memory
Near-death experience
Clinical death and memory that still exists
Definition of near-death experience
Does "clinical death" mean that consciousness disappears?
Death of the brain
Organ memory
Looking for an organ donor
From perception to memory
10 Pituitary and pineal glands
Embryonic development of the pineal gland and pituitary gland
Embryonic primordium of the pineal gland
Embryonic primordium of the pituitary gland
Pituitary gland: The encounter between the archenteron and the nervous system
Hormones as a tool of the soul
wrap up
Animal pineal gland
Human pineal gland
Action of melatonin
Effects of melatonin on blood pressure and heart
Body clock
Cave experiment
Pineal gland and sexual maturity
Effects of melatonin blood levels
wrap up

11 The memorization process from the perspective of anthroposophy
Four components of human existence
Mineral kingdom
Botanical kingdom
Animal kingdom
Work to raise the soul
Grab first, then understand
Words as an ego tool
Growing the soul under the influence of education and culture
Ego-guided soul education: sensory soul
Ego-guided soul education: emotional soul
Ego-guided soul education: conscious soul
wrap up
Memory formation: general view
Memory Formation: Anthroposophy's View
Liberation and independence of life forms
Pineal gland and pituitary gland: Two organs needed to establish sensory impressions and thoughts in organ memory
The eye «digests» light
Spiritual things flow into us with every sight and every sound
Memory of the world
The way to world memory
wrap up

12 Anthroposophy Medicine as Complementary Medicine
Patient or ill?
≪Communication disorder≫ between modern medicine and complementary medicine
Evidence-based medicine (EBM)
Where does the illness begin?
Questions about modern medicine and the causes of illness
Questions about anthroposophy medicine and causes of illness
Homeopathy means <question>
Information and the bearer of information
Exploring the mystery of natural life
Bioluminescence research
wrap up

13 New perspectives on the aging process
Demeter Principle: Pure Productivity
What is the original image hidden behind this story?
As we grow older: from Eros humans to Demeter humans
Aging means the release of the etheric body
Before birth
Postnatal Growth-The Etheric Body as a Body Architect
The released etheric body evokes the child's ability to attend school
From school to adolescence
Second half of life: the etheric body is «taught» by new things
Formation of a new body

14 Treatment of dementia in anthroposophy medicine
Dementia: A type of gout in the brain
Working on each of the existing components in the natural world
First basic principle
Second basic principle
Red wood ant (Formica rufa)
The connection between planets, metals and organs
Anthroposophy for geriatrics
Scleron®-Anthroposophy for geriatrics
Application of the Golden Rule on Treatment to Alzheimer's Disease
Capture the process of illness
Vulnerable brain
Training to strengthen life forms
Training 1: Do not connect perception to judgment and let the image breathe in memory
Training 2: Conscious memorization
Training 3: Acquire strong memory
Training 4: Intervene in implicit memory
Applying training

15 When “I can't do it anymore” in home care
Diagnosis as soon as possible
Subsidies for relatives
The need for so-called coaching
Dementia as a taboo theme
Moving to a long-term care facility
Housing community for people with dementia
Problem behavior
The behavior of people with dementia is all an attempt at communication activities
Architectural form
Cultural event
Mechanisms to keep residents from being isolated-how can we welcome the world?
Long-term care

16 Behavioral disorders seen in patients with dementia
At the beginning of this chapter
One statue
Interpretation of this image: One body, one body
Marvel at the power of will, not the body
Conversation with Lady Steiner
Delirium: Aura of dementia
Treatment method
≪Memory that peels off≫
<< Life notes >> as << first means of assistance >> for behavioral disorders
New possibilities
Three Ds
Two forms of depression
Danger of self-death
Psychosis or loss of association?
Loss of relevance: The inner world can no longer find a connection with the outer world
What will happen from now on?
Do not correct mistakes and validate
Anxiety-Promises in the supermarket
Anxiety results from ego relativization dysfunction
Richard's biography

17 Other treatments
Art therapy
Lady C begins painting again
A To release the tension of the lady
Treatment eurythmy
Lady K-Begin to touch <life> again
Long-term care and therapeutic action from outside the body

18 Conclusion
Life forms that are being released
Dementia offers new opportunities
Memory is stored throughout the body, not in the brain
My personal findings
Degree of freedom
Growth potential
Contact with others
Finally: humor
Dementia test
Stage of dementia (Riceberg scale)

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