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Talking with time

Here at this place, quite close to where my mother lives in south-east England, four different times collide: centre-right, the remaining archway of the Roman-period gateway and Roman tile-and-stone wall around the town to the left, the whitewashed walls and terrace of The Hole In The Wall, the thriving 17th-century ale-house built on top of ‘the […]

August 17th, 2012 by Zahmoo
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Finding your place in the story

How do you connect with place? What is it about a place that helps establish meaning for each small story? How do the samenesses and differences between places help to remind you of who you are, what has meaning for you, your family, community, company? People, place and time are some of the most common […]

November 10th, 2011 by Zahmoo
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Family history research—Australian resources

Zahmoo is just one of many resources you can use to make the most of your family stories. Using Zahmoo as the centre of your storytelling and collecting, there are countless other sources of information you can use to feed into your story bank. Here is a cheat sheet of these resources to get your […]

August 11th, 2011 by Sarah Jansen
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Stories Improve Health

The results of the study showed that reminiscence therapy reduced participants; depressive symptoms (as measured by the [http://chipts.cch.ucla.edu/assessment/Assessment_Instruments/Assessment_pdf_new/assess_cesd_pdf.pdf CES-D]); psychological well-being (as measured by the [http://www3.shastacollege.edu/lvalvatne/psych15/ucla_loneliness_scale.htm RULS-V3]) and improved their sense of loneliness (as measured by the [http://www3.shastacollege.edu/lvalvatne/psych15/ucla_loneliness_scale.htm RULS-V3] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mini-mental_state_examination MMSE]). … Psychology, Health, and Medicine, 11(2), 233-245 (2) Kai-Jo Chiang, Hsin Chu, Hsiu-Ju Chang, Min-Huey Chung, Chung-Hua Chen, Hung-Yi Chiou and Kuei-Ru Chou (2010): The effects of reminiscence therapy on psychological well-being, depression, and loneliness among the institutionalized aged in International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Volume 25, Issue 4, pages 380–388 (3) Bohlmeijer, E; Smit, F and Cuijper, P (2003): Effects of reminiscence and life review on late-life depression: a meta-analysis.

January 24th, 2011 by Kevin Bishop
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