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  1. Effectiveness of the dog therapy for patients with dementia - a systematic review

    Contributor(s):: Klimova, B., Toman, J., Kuca, K.

    BACKGROUND: Dementia represents a mental and economic burden for both patients and their caregivers. Therefore, the aim of this study is to explore the effectiveness of animal assisted therapy (AAT) with special focus on canis therapy among people with dementia, specifically Alzheimer's disease....

  2. Stepping out of the shadows of Alzheimer's disease: a phenomenological hermeneutic study of older people with Alzheimer's disease caring for a therapy dog

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

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

    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 incorporating religious activities that are both emotionally-salient and have a procedural memory...

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

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

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

    Contributor(s):: Edwards, N.

  7. 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.

  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. 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.

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

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

  12. Dog visitation therapy in dementia care: a literature review

    Contributor(s):: Williams, E., Jenkins, R.

  13. [Introducing animal robots in geriatric nursing. Bello's metallic barking]

    Contributor(s):: Mohler, R.

  14. Association with companion animals and the expression of noncognitive symptoms in Alzheimer's patients

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

  15. Using a therapy dog to alleviate the agitation and desocialization of people with Alzheimer's disease

    Contributor(s):: Churchill, M., Safaoui, J., McCabe, B. W., Baun, M. M.

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

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