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The influence of neuroticism and extraversion on the perceived burden of dementia caregivers: an exploratory study
[Abstract] Most studies reflect dementia caregivers usually sustain higher levels of burden compared to other caregivers. However, they do not consider variability within the caregiver, such as personality traits. ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
Bright light therapy in older adults with moderate to very severe dementia: immediate effects on behavior, mood, and physiological parameters
[Abstract] Bright light therapy (BLT) has demonstrated positive short- and long-term effects in people with cognitive impairment or dementia; however, the immediate impact of BLT sessions has been scarcely investigated. ...