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An evaluation of the effectiveness of a case-specific approach to challenging behaviour associated with dementia

...Objectives: Treatment of challenging behaviour in dementia using standardized psychopharmacological or psychosocial approaches remains problematical. A case-specific approach was trialled in this study, based on extensive evidence that each...

A randomised controlled trial of the use of aromatherapy and hand massage to reduce disruptive behaviour in people with dementia

...reported studies. The aim is to investigate the effect of aromatherapy (3% lavender oil spray) with and without hand massage on disruptive behaviour in people with dementia living in long-term...

The implementation of the serial trial intervention for pain and challenging behaviour in advanced dementia patients (STA OP!): a clustered randomized controlled trial

...Background: Pain (physical discomfort) and challenging behaviour are highly prevalent in nursing home residents with dementia: at any given time 45-80% of nursing home residents are in pain and...

The effect of a music programme during lunchtime on the problem behaviour of the older residents with dementia at an institution in Taiwan

...Aims: To study the effect of a music programme during lunchtime on problem behaviour among institutionalised older residents with dementia.; Background: Symptoms of dementia among older people include depression,...

Managing agitated behaviour in people with Alzheimer’s disease: The role of live music

...promising tools in the management of agitation in AD. This exploratory study investigated whether live music could reduce agitated behaviour in people with AD. Method: A quasi-experimental one-group repeated measures...

The effects of oxytocin on social cognition and behaviour in frontotemporal dementia

...Patients with behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia demonstrate abnormalities in behaviour and social cognition, including deficits in emotion recognition. Recent studies suggest that the neuropeptide oxytocin is an important mediator...

Exploring the effect of aquatic exercise on behaviour and psychological well-being in people with moderate to severe dementia: a pilot study of the Watermemories Swimming Club

...and Behaviour Problems Checklist (RMBPC) were completed by registered nurses at baseline, week 6, week 9 and post intervention. RESULTS: Ten women and one man (median age = 88.4 years,...

The effect of memantine on sleep behaviour in dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease dementia

...Objective: Two common and characteristic sleep disturbances have been described in dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Parkinson’s disease dementia (PDD); excessive daytime sleepiness and REM sleep behaviour disorder...

A randomized, controlled cross-over trial of dermally-applied lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) oil as a treatment of agitated behaviour in dementia

...delivered, high strength, pure lavender oil had no discernible effect on affect and behaviour in a well-defined clinical sample.; Trial Registration: Australian and New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry (ACTRN 12609000569202).;...

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