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"Being in the present": the meaning of the interaction between persons with Alzheimer's disease and a therapy dog
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Contributor(s):: Swall, Anna
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
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...
Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities
Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline
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...
Contributor(s):: Katie E. McLellan, Kirsten Wilbur (adviser), Anne B. James (adviser), George Tomlin (adviser)
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...
Family and staff perceptions of pet therapy and the well-being of people with Alzheimer's disease
Contributor(s):: McCartin, Laurie Erin
Hästar som terapi inom humanvården : hälsoeffekter och risker
Contributor(s):: Andersson, Daniela
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...
Médiation animale et troubles psycho-comportementaux de la démence : évaluation en unité de vie protégée
Contributor(s):: Colney, Laëtitia