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The Ethical Aspects of Dementia in Old Age: Problems and Solutions 3092

Roshchina I.
PhD in Psychology, leading researcher, Mental Health Research Center

Mikhailova N.M.
Mental Health Research Center of RAMS

The paper presents an overview of current, mainly foreign, researches on ethical problems of gerontology. The meaning of the concept of biomedical ethics as a moral relation of professional society - doctors, psychologists, biologists - to the man, his life, health and death is revealed. The principles of the Program in Bioethics (2001) are treated, it is argued that in the domestic science and medical practice the provisions of bioethics dementia in old age are developed insufficiently. The problems of diagnosis and report to the members of the family of the patient with dementia, problems of stigma and ethical problems of therapy, of the preclinical stage of dementia and end-stage disease are discussed.

Keywords: biomedical ethics, ethical issues of Gerontology and Geriatrics, dementia

Column: Theoretical research

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