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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

    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 simptomatologia psicològica i conductual associada. Conforme va avançant la malaltia aquesta...

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

    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 implications for occupational therapy in addressing dementia-specific quality of life (QoL). This study...

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

    Contributor(s):: Swall, Anna

  4. Hästar som terapi inom humanvården : hälsoeffekter och risker

    Contributor(s):: Andersson, Daniela

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

    Contributor(s):: Colney, Laëtitia

  6. A study of animal-assisted therapy and weekday placement of a social therapy dog in an Alzheimer's disease unit

    Contributor(s):: Martin, Daun Adair

  7. Family and staff perceptions of pet therapy and the well-being of people with Alzheimer's disease

    Contributor(s):: McCartin, Laurie Erin

  8. Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities

    Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline

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

    Contributor(s):: Katie E. McLellan, Kirsten Wilbur (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...

  10. 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...

  11. Effects of animal-assisted therapy for responding to passive behavior in elderly nursing home residents with dementia: A single subject design study

    Contributor(s):: Cherie Ann Soprano

    Passive behavior (PB) is a behavioral disturbance that affects 61 to 88 percent of nursing home residents (NHRs) with dementia. PB in persons with dementia (PWD) often leads to such negative consequences as, social isolation, loss of physical functioning, excess disability, and further cognitive...