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Risk factors of high burden caregivers of dementia patients institutionalized at day-care centres
[Abstract] We examined which variables are associated with day care centres utilization among caregivers of dementia patients. A cross-sectional analysis of sociodemographic variables, relationship with caring and ...
Caregiver's distress related to the patient's neuropsychiatric symptoms as a function of the care-setting
[Abstract] Prevalence of neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) and correlation between its intensity and caregiver distress were evaluated as a function of the care-setting in a cross-sectional study including 72 patient-caregiver ...
Multisensory stimulation and individualized music sessions on older adults with severe dementia: effects on mood, behavior, and biomedical parameters
(IOS Press, 2018)
[Abstract] Background:Multisensory stimulation and individualized music have shown to be good in handling the psychological and behavioral symptoms in people with severe dementia. Objective:Explore the effects of two ...
Optimal nonpharmacological management of agitation in Alzheimer’s disease: challenges and solutions
(Dove Press, 2016-02-22)
[Abstract] Many patients with Alzheimer’s disease will develop agitation at later stages of the disease, which constitutes one of the most challenging and distressing aspects of dementia. Recently, nonpharmacological ...
Multisensory stimulation on mood, behavior, and biomedical parameters in people with dementia: is it more effective than conventional one-to-one stimulation?
[Abstract] The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of multisensory stimulation in a multisensory stimulation environment (MSSE) such as a Snoezelen room versus one-to-one activity sessions with regard to mood, ...