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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. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. Canines Can Be Trained for Caregiver Assistance

    | Journal Articles

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

  7. 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...

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Integration of drugs and non-pharmacological intervention to Alzheimer patients

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Takeda, Masatoshi

    2012 Psychogeriatrics 12 1 1-2 1346-35001479-8301 Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. United Kingdom Takeda, Masatoshi, Department of Psychiatry, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine,...

  11. Animal-assisted activity and emotional status of patients with Alzheimer's disease in day care

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mossello, E., Ridolfi, A., Mello, A. M., Lorenzini, G., Mugnai, F., Piccini, C., Barone, D., Peruzzi, A., Masotti, G., Marchionni, N.

    2011 Int Psychogeriatr 23 6 899-905 1741-203X (Electronic)1041-6102 (Linking) 10.1017/s1041610211000226 eng Unit of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine...

  12. Can therapy dogs evoke awareness of one's past and present life in persons with Alzheimer's disease?

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Swall, A., Ebbeskog, B., Lundh Hagelin, C., Fagerberg, I.

    2014 Int J Older People Nurs 1748-3743 (Electronic)1748-3735 (Linking) 10.1111/opn.12053 Eng Department of Neurobiology, Caring Science and Social Science, Karolinska Institutet,...

  13. News

    | Journal Articles

    2014 J Gerontol Nurs 40 6 7-9 0098-9134 (Print)0098-9134 (Linking) 10.3928/00989134-20140430-88 eng text

  14. Animal Assisted Therapy and Activities in Alzheimer's Disease

    | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Sibel Cevizci, Halil Murat Sen, Fahri Gunes, Elif Karaahment

    This book section discusses animal assisted therapy and its effect on chronic diseases like Alzheimer's Disease.

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

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Martin, Daun Adair

    1998 160 p. Washington State University Pullman, WA English text

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

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Perkins, Jacqueline

    2008 260 p. The University of Queensland Brisbane, Australia Undetermined text

  17. HABRI Central Case Studies: Aquariums in Alzheimer's Care Facilities

    | Videos | Contributor(s): HABRI Central

    When an aquarium is introduced into a care facility for people suffering from Alzheimer's Disease, staff and residents both find themselves with less to worry about.

  18. Dementia/Alzheimer's Disease

    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...

  19. Divine Canines

    | Organizations

    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...

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

    | Theses | 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...