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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. 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...

  3. Hästar som terapi inom humanvården : hälsoeffekter och risker

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Andersson, Daniela

    2015 Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet / Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health Swedish text

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

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Colney, Laëtitia

    2015 115 Université de Strasbourg Faculté de médecine French text

  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. News

    | Journal Articles

    2014 Journal of Gerontological Nursing 40 4 9-31 0098-9134 10.3928/00989134-20140129-78 text

  7. Positive Effect of Pets on Memory-Impaired Residents at Silverado Communities

    | Journal Articles

    2014 Working with Older People: Community Care Policy & Practice 18 3 1-1 13663666 text

  8. 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...

  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. Procedural and emotional religious activity therapy: connecting cognition and affective aspects of Alzheimer's disease

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Vance, D. E.

    Procedural and Emotional Religious Activity Therapy is a new approach for involving adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias with spiritually-laden activities. This therapy works by...

  11. The experience of high levels of grief in caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sanders, Sara, Ott, Carol H., Kelber, Sheryl T., Noonan, Patricia

    An abundance of literature on caregivers of individuals with dementia has been written since the mid-1980s. However, most of this literature focused on the experience of stress, burden, and...

  12. Changing the culture for dementia care : the path to a better quality of life for people with Alzheimer's disease

    | Books | Contributor(s): Griffin, Randy L.

    2012 xii, 141 p. 9781937661014; 1937661016 PESI HealthCare Publishing Eau Claire, Wis. English text

  13. 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...

  14. 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

  15. 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...

  16. Animal-assisted therapy for dementia: a review of the literature

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Filan, Susan L., Llewellyn-Jones, Robert H.

    2006 International Psychogeriatrics 18 4 597-611 1041-6102 10.1017/s1041610206003322 eng Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia. text

  17. 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

    2001 Clinical Gerontologist 24 3-4 157-182 0731-7115 10.1300/J018v24n03_13 Coppens, Patrick, Plattsburgh State U of New York, Communication Disorders & Sciences Sibley Hall,...

  18. Contrary to stereotypes, a nursing home resident radiates dignity and joy

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ladwig, Susan, Fee, Elizabeth, Brown, Theodore M.

    2006 American Journal of Public Health 96 7 1163-1163 0090-0036 text

  19. Nonpharmacological management of agitated behaviours associated with dementia

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Forbes, Dorothy A., Peacock, Shelley, Morgan, Debra

    2005 Geriatrics and Aging 8 4 26-30 1488-8408 text

  20. Patients respond to aquariums

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Edwards, Nancy E., Beck, Alan M.

    2002 Provider 28 6 47-48 0888-0352 eng Purdue University School of Nursing, West Lafayette, Ind., USA. text