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  1. 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...

  2. Service dogs

  3. The influence of animal-assisted therapy on nutrition of Alzheimer's disease individuals

    | Contributor(s):: Edwards, N.

  4. Care at the end of life

    | Contributor(s):: Volicer, L.

  5. 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

    | Contributor(s):: Petterson, M., Loy, D. P.

  6. Dogs - and handlers - specially trained for animal assisted memory therapy

  7. Special care for dementia in nursing homes: overview of innovations in programs and activities

    | Contributor(s):: Van Haitsma, K., Ruckdeschel, K.

  8. Student spotlight. Pet therapy and increased socialization among elderly clients

    | Contributor(s):: Combs, A.

  9. The impacts of live-in animals and plants on nursing home residents: a pilot longitudinal investigation

    | Contributor(s):: Ruckdeschel, K., Van Haitsma, K.

  10. The effects of pet therapy on the social behavior of institutionalized Alzheimer's clients

    | Contributor(s):: L.G. Kongable, Kathleen C. Buckwalter, J.M. Stolley

    Twelve (N = 12) Alzheimer's (AD) residents of a Special Care Unit in a large midwest Veterans' Home were observed for the effects of the presence of a pet dog on eight social behaviors: smiles, laughs, looks, leans, touches, verbalizations, name-calling, and others. Observations took place on...

  11. Pet therapy for Alzheimer's patients: a survey

    | Contributor(s):: L.G. Kongable, J.M. Stolley, Kathleen C. Buckwater

  12. Alzheimer

    | Contributor(s):: Valotassiou, V., Archimandritis, S., Sifakis, N., Papatriantafyllou, J., Georgoulias, P.

  13. The effect of a therapy dog on socialization and physiological indicators of stress in persons diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease

    | Contributor(s):: Batson, Kathryn, McCabe, Barbara, Baun, Mara M., Wilson, Carol

  14. Section 2. Mind

    | Contributor(s):: Mead, George Herbert, Gubrium, Jaber F., Sanders, Clinton R.

  15. The Influence of a Stuffed and Live Animal on Communication in a Female With Alzheimer's Dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Curtright, Angela, Turner, Greg S.

  16. A day care program and evaluation of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) for the elderly with senile dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Kanamori, M., Suzuki, M., Yamamoto, K., Kanda, M., Matsui, Y., Kojima, E., Fukawa, H., Sugita, T., Oshiro, H.

  17. Animal assisted therapy for people with dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Motomura, Naoyasu, Yagi, Takayoshi, Ohyama, Hitomi

  18. Companion animals and the psychological health of Alzheimer patients' caregivers

    | Contributor(s):: Fritz, C. L., Farver, T. B., Hart, L. A., Kass, P. H.

  19. Resident dog in the Alzheimer's special care unit

    | Contributor(s):: McCabe, B. W., Baun, M. M., Speich, D., Agrawal, S.

  20. Animal-assisted therapy and nutrition in Alzheimer's disease

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

    This study examined the influence of animal-assisted therapy, specifically fish aquariums, on nutritional intake in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Sixty-two individuals with AD who lived in specialized units were studied. Baseline nutritional data were obtained followed by a...