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Therapeutic effects of dog visits in nursing homes for the elderly

By Karen Thodberg, Lisbeth Uhrskov Sørensen, Janne Winther Christensen, Pia Haun Poulsen, Birthe Houbak, Vibeke Damgaard, Ingrid Keseler, David Edwards, Poul B. Videbech

Category Journal Articles
Publication Title Psychogeriatrics
Volume 16
Issue 5
Pages 289-297
ISBN/ISSN 1346-35001479-8301
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
DOI 10.1111/psyg.12159
Author Address Thodberg, Karen, Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, P.O. Box 50, DK-8830, Tjele, Denmark
Tags
  1. Animal-assisted activities
  2. Animal-assisted therapies
  3. Cognition disorders
  4. Depression
  5. Dogs
  6. Geriatric patients
  7. Nursing homes
  8. sleep
  9. Sleep disorders