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A systematic mapping review of animal-assisted therapies for adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias : implications for occupational therapy
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| 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...
"Being in the present": the meaning of the interaction between persons with Alzheimer's disease and a therapy dog
| Theses | Contributor(s): Swall, Anna
Dept. of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society
The New Breed of Service Dog: Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients
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...
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...
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...
'Sea-ing' results: an aquarium can help boost Alzheimer's patients' appetites
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lakdawalla, Pervin
Contemporary Long Term Care
Animal-assisted therapy for dementia: a review of the literature
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Filan, Susan L., Llewellyn-Jones, Robert H.
Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia.
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
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
Little Magic work wonders
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Maher, Lisa
Contemporary Long Term Care
Nonpharmacological management of agitated behaviours associated with dementia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Forbes, Dorothy A., Peacock, Shelley, Morgan, Debra
Geriatrics and Aging
Nursing unit designed for Alzheimer's disease patients at Newton Presbyterian Manor
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kromm, David, Kromm, Young-Hie Nahm
Patients respond to aquariums
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Edwards, Nancy E., Beck, Alan M.
Purdue University School of Nursing, West Lafayette, Ind., USA.
Risk factors for clinically diagnosed Alzheimer's disease
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Baker, F. M., Jordan, Barry, Barclay, Laurie, Schoenberg, Bruce S.
International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Specialized services for demented residents in Washington state nursing homes: report of a survey
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mayers, Kathleen, Block, Christina
American Journal of Alzheimer's Care and Related Disorders and Research
Stimulating the Senses [pet therapy]
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Devi, Gayatri, Mitchell, Deborah R.
What your doctor may not tell you about Alzheimer's disease: the complete guide to preventing, treating, and coping with memory loss
New York, NY
STIR--Success Through Individual Recreation: working with the low-functioning resident with dementia or Alzheimer's disease
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Russen-Rondinone, Tonya, DesRoberts, Anne-Marie M.
American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
The impact of different dog-related stimuli on engagement of persons with dementia
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Marcia S. Marx, Jiska Cohen-Mansfield, Natalie G. Regier, Maha Dakheel-Ali, Ashok Srihari, Khin Thein
Objective: To provide further empirical evaluation of the effectiveness of animal-assisted therapy in nursing home residents with dementia.
Methods: Participants were 56 residents of 2...
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...