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  1. La Teràpia Assistida amb Animals com a tractament de la simptomatologia associada a la demència: disseny d'un estudi experimental

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Joana Gassó i Jordán

    El nombre de persones afectades de demència no para d’incrementar-se. Els afectats, a més dels símptomes cognitius i el deteriorament funcional, sovint pateixen...

  2. Evaluation of the efficacy of animal‐assisted therapy based on the reality orientation therapy protocol in Alzheimer's disease patients: A pilot study

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Menna, Lucia Francesca, Santaniello, Antonio, Gerardi, Federica, Di Maggio, Annamaria, Milan, Graziella

    2016 Psychogeriatrics 16 4 240-246 1346-35001479-8301 Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. United Kingdom 10.1111/psyg.12145 Menna, Lucia Francesca, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal...

  3. A systematic mapping review of animal-assisted therapies for adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias : implications for occupational therapy

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Michelle Rose

    The objective of this thesis was to map the current state of knowledge of animal-assisted therapies (AAT) for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) and to derive...

  4. "Being in the present": the meaning of the interaction between persons with Alzheimer's disease and a therapy dog

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Swall, Anna

    2015 Karolinska Institutet Dept. of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society English text

  5. Hästar som terapi inom humanvården : hälsoeffekter och risker

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Andersson, Daniela

    2015 Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet / Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health Swedish text

  6. Médiation animale et troubles psycho-comportementaux de la démence : évaluation en unité de vie protégée

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Colney, Laëtitia

    2015 115 Université de Strasbourg Faculté de médecine French text

  7. Fish Therapy

    | Magazine Articles | Contributor(s): Eileen Bona

    This brief article discusses some of the findings of the impact of integrating fish into the therapeutic medium for different populations of people. It mentions research findings of the impacts...

  8. The New Breed of Service Dog: Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients

    | Websites

    There are approximately 5.3 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, and millions more with some other form of dementia. New advancements are being made every year in the...

  9. News

    | Journal Articles

    2014 Journal of Gerontological Nursing 40 4 9-31 0098-9134 10.3928/00989134-20140129-78 text

  10. Dogs and puppies : heartwarming stories of man's best friend : an interactive book for memory-impaired adults

    | Books | Contributor(s): Schneider, Matthew, Drapac, Deborah

    2010 (unpaged) 9780983157731 0983157731 Shadowbox Press, LLC Richfield, Ohio English text

  11. Canines Can Be Trained for Caregiver Assistance

    | Journal Articles

    2013 Journal of Gerontological Nursing 39 7 4-4 00989134 text

  12. Positive Effect of Pets on Memory-Impaired Residents at Silverado Communities

    | Journal Articles

    2014 Working with Older People: Community Care Policy & Practice 18 3 1-1 13663666 text

  13. Positive effect of pets on memory-impaired residents at Silverado communities

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Stephen F. Winner

    Purpose   – The purpose of this paper is to share the positive effects pets have on individuals diagnosed with various memory-impairing...

  14. Direct Interventions for Improving the Performance of Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahendra, Nidhi

    2001 Seminars in Speech and Language 22 4 291-304 0734-0478, 0734-0478 Thieme Medical English Dept Speech & Hearing Sciences, U Arizona, Tucson text

  15. Welfare in a shelter dog rehomed with Alzheimer patients

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Piva, E., Liverani, V., Accorsi, P. A., Sarli, G., Gandini, G.

    2008 Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research 3 2 87-94 1558-7878 Elsevier 10.1016/j.jveb.2007.08.004 English Dipartimento di Anatomia, Biochimica e Fisiologia...

  16. Dementia therapy goes to the dogs: pet therapy offers emotional, cognitive, and social benefits for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Shaw, Gina

    2007 Neurology Now 3 2 28-31,46 1533-7006, 1548-7822 10.1097/01.NNN.0000267393.55801.e6 english text

  17. Etologia attivita assistite dagli animali e malati de Alzheimer aspetti teorici e risultati pratico-applicativi

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Franceschi, N., Verga, M., Galimberti, M., Bigatello, G.

    2005 Animal-assisted activity and Alzheimer’s disease: theoretical aspects and results of practical application Summa 22 8 17-22 Italian text

  18. The experience of high levels of grief in caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sanders, Sara, Ott, Carol H., Kelber, Sheryl T., Noonan, Patricia

    An abundance of literature on caregivers of individuals with dementia has been written since the mid-1980s. However, most of this literature focused on the experience of stress, burden, and...

  19. Procedural and emotional religious activity therapy: connecting cognition and affective aspects of Alzheimer's disease

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vance, D. E.

    Procedural and Emotional Religious Activity Therapy is a new approach for involving adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias with spiritually-laden activities. This therapy works by...

  20. Changing the culture for dementia care : the path to a better quality of life for people with Alzheimer's disease

    | Books | Contributor(s): Griffin, Randy L.

    2012 xii, 141 p. 9781937661014; 1937661016 PESI HealthCare Publishing Eau Claire, Wis. English text