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Comparing the effectiveness of animal interaction, digital music relaxation, and humor on the galvanic skin response of individuals with Alzheimer's disease: implications for recreational therapy
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Petterson, M., Loy, D. P.
Annual in Therapeutic Recreation
Project Coordinator, Kostopulos Dream Foundation, Salt Lake City, Utah
Comparison of the effects of toys versus live animals on the communication of patients with dementia of the Alzheimer's type
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Greer, Kari L., Pustay, Karen A., Zaun, Tracey C., Coppens, Patrick
Coppens, Patrick, Plattsburgh State U of New York, Communication Disorders & Sciences Sibley Hall,...
Contrary to stereotypes, a nursing home resident radiates dignity and joy
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ladwig, Susan, Fee, Elizabeth, Brown, Theodore M.
American Journal of Public Health
Contributions of non-human primates to neuroscience research
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Capitanio, John P., Emborg, Marina E.
Capitanio, John P., California National Primate Research Center and Department of Psychology, University of...
Day care and Alzheimer's disease: a weekend program in New York City
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Rabinowitz, Ellen
Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics
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
Dementia is defined by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as “the loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases.”
Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that gradually becomes...
Direct Interventions for Improving the Performance of Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mahendra, Nidhi
Seminars in Speech and Language
Dept Speech & Hearing Sciences, U Arizona, Tucson
Divine Canines provides free animal-assisted therapy services to various populations in Central Texas. Divine Canines was formed in 2004 by a group of dog lovers who had the goal of sharing the...
Dog visitation therapy in dementia care: a literature review
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Williams, E., Jenkins, R.
Nursing Older People
University of Glamorgan.
Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities
| Theses | Contributor(s): Perkins, Jacqueline
The University of Queensland
Dogs - and handlers - specially trained for animal assisted memory therapy
| Journal Articles
Canadian Nursing Home
Dogs and puppies : heartwarming stories of man's best friend : an interactive book for memory-impaired adults
| Books | Contributor(s): Schneider, Matthew, Drapac, Deborah
Shadowbox Press, LLC
Dogs as an intervention for behavioral symptoms of older adults with dementia: a systematic review
| Theses | 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...
| Theses | Contributor(s): Katie E. McLellan, Kirsten Wilbur (adviser)
Effect of genetic homogeneity on behavioural variability in an object recognition test in cloned Gottingen minipigs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sondergaard, L. V., Herskin, M. S., Ladewig, J., Holm, I. E., Dagnaes-Hansen, F.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science
Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Wilhelm Meyers Alle 4, DK-8000, Aarhus C,...
Effects of animal-assisted therapy for responding to passive behavior in elderly nursing home residents with dementia: A single subject design study
| Theses | 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...
Equine-assisted intervention for people with dementia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dabelko-Schoeny, H., Phillips, G., Darrough, E., Deanna, S., Jarden, M., Johnson, D., Lorch, G.
The purpose of this exploratory study was to determine the feasibility and effectiveness of using guided interactions with horses as a nonpharmaceutical intervention to improve the physiological...
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.
Animal-assisted activity and Alzheimer’s disease: theoretical aspects and results of practical application
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
Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Menna, Lucia Francesca, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal...