Contrary to stereotypes, a nursing home resident radiates dignity and joy
Contributor(s):: Ladwig, Susan, Fee, Elizabeth, Brown, Theodore M.
Contributions of non-human primates to neuroscience research
Contributor(s):: Capitanio, John P., Emborg, Marina E.
Day care and Alzheimer's disease: a weekend program in New York City
Contributor(s):: Rabinowitz, Ellen
Dementia therapy goes to the dogs: pet therapy offers emotional, cognitive, and social benefits for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
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
Contributor(s):: Mahendra, Nidhi
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 unconditional love of dogs with people confined to special needs facilities in Central Texas. We began...
Dog visitation therapy in dementia care: a literature review
| Contributor(s):: Williams, E., Jenkins, R.
Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities
| Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline
Dogs - and handlers - specially trained for animal assisted memory therapy
Dogs and puppies : heartwarming stories of man's best friend : an interactive book for memory-impaired adults
| Contributor(s):: Schneider, Matthew, Drapac, Deborah
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...
| Contributor(s):: Katie E. McLellan, Kirsten Wilbur (adviser)
Effect of genetic homogeneity on behavioural variability in an object recognition test in cloned Gottingen minipigs
| Contributor(s):: Sondergaard, L. V., Herskin, M. S., Ladewig, J., Holm, I. E., Dagnaes-Hansen, F.
Effects of animal-assisted therapy for responding to passive behavior in elderly nursing home residents with dementia: A single subject design study
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| 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...
Equine-assisted intervention for people with dementia
| 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 and behavioral states of persons with dementia. A convenience sample of persons with dementia was...
Etologia attivita assistite dagli animali e malati de Alzheimer aspetti teorici e risultati pratico-applicativi
| Contributor(s):: Franceschi, N., Verga, M., Galimberti, M., Bigatello, G.
Evaluation of the efficacy of animal‐assisted therapy based on the reality orientation therapy protocol in Alzheimer's disease patients: A pilot study
| Contributor(s):: Menna, Lucia Francesca, Santaniello, Antonio, Gerardi, Federica, Di Maggio, Annamaria, Milan, Graziella
Family and staff perceptions of pet therapy and the well-being of people with Alzheimer's disease
| Contributor(s):: McCartin, Laurie Erin
| 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 of aquariums for alzheimer patients, dolphin assisted therapy for people with a variety of...