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  1. Effect of an interactive therapeutic robotic animal on engagement, mood states, agitation and psychotropic drug use in people with dementia: a cluster-randomised controlled trial protocol

    Contributor(s):: Wendy Moyle, Elizabeth Beattie, Brian Draper, David Shum, Lukman Thalib, Cindy Jones, Siobhan O'Dwyer, Cindy Mervin

    Introduction Apathy, agitated behaviours, loneliness and depression are common consequences of dementia. This trial aims to evaluate the effect of a robotic animal on behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in people with dementia living in long-term aged care.Methods and...

  2. Effect of animal‐assisted interventions on depression, agitation and quality of life in nursing home residents suffering from cognitive impairment or dementia: A cluster randomized controlled trial

    Contributor(s):: Olsen, Christine, Pedersen, Ingeborg, Bergland, Astrid, Enders‐Slegers, Marie‐José, Patil, Grete, Ihlebæk, Camilla

  3. The Evaluation of an Animal Assisted Therapy Intervention for Elders with Dementia in Long-Term Care

    Contributor(s):: Sellers, Debra M.

    This study examined the effects of animal assisted therapy (AAT) on the social and agitated behaviors of elders with dementia residing in long-term care. A purposefully selected sample of four elders from one skilled nursing facility in a rural community participated in the study. Utilizing an...

  4. Animal-assisted therapy and agitation and depression in nursing home residents with dementia: A matched case–control trial

    Contributor(s):: Majić, Tomislav, Gutzmann, Hans, Heinz, Andreas, Lang, Undine E., Rapp, Michael A.

  5. Dementia Drugs May Worsen Older Adults' Conditions

  6. Animal-assisted therapy for dementia: a review of the literature

    Contributor(s):: Filan, Susan L., Llewellyn-Jones, Robert H.

  7. Nonpharmacological management of agitated behaviours associated with dementia

    Contributor(s):: Forbes, Dorothy A., Peacock, Shelley, Morgan, Debra

  8. Dogs as an intervention for behavioral symptoms of older adults with dementia: a systematic review

    Contributor(s):: Katie E. McLellan, Kirsten Wilbur (adviser), Anne B. James (adviser), George Tomlin (adviser)

    The purpose of this systematic review was to determine if dogs are an effective occupational therapy intervention for reducing agitation and increasing social participation among older adults with symptoms of dementia by examining and rating the current published evidence. Studies were included...

  9. Therapeutic robocat for nursing home residents with dementia: Preliminary inquiry

    Contributor(s):: Libin, Alexander, Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska

  10. Managing dementia agitation in residential aged care

    Contributor(s):: Bidewell, John W., Chang, Esther

  11. Companion Animals and Persons With Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type: Therapeutic Possibilities

    Contributor(s):: Baun, Mara M., McCabe, Barbara W.

  12. Editorial: Memory and loss

    Contributor(s):: Rowland, Christopher V., Jr.

  13. Effects of animal-assisted therapy on agitated behaviors and social interactions of older adults with dementia

    Contributor(s):: Richeson, Nancy E.

  14. Robotherapy in dementia care: a pilot project using artificial reality in dementia care

  15. Management of agitation in individuals with Dementia: An animal-assisted therapy approach

    Contributor(s):: Karen L. Tanner

    Dementia is not a natural and normal part of aging, but rather a symptom of a disease process. Most individuals with dementia experience emotional distress or behavioral problems best summed up by the term agitation. Approximately 90% of individuals with dementing illnesses demonstrate problem...

  16. Equine agitation behaviors

    Contributor(s):: Weeks, J., Beck, A. M.