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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 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...

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).;...

Encouraging lifestyle behaviour change in mild cognitive impairment patients: Development of appropriate educational material

...test educational material (EM) to help encourage lifestyle behaviour change. Method: Data gathering phase: structured interviews were conducted with HP (n = 10), and focus groups with MCI patients (n...

Effect of 1 night of total sleep deprivation on cerebrospinal fluid β-amyloid 42 in healthy middle-aged men: a randomized clinical trial

Importance: Increasing evidence suggests a relationship between poor sleep and the risk of developing Alzheimer disease. A previous study found an effect of sleep on β-amyloid (Aβ), which...

Hand motor activity, cognition, mood, and the rest-activity rhythm in dementia: a clustered RCT

...Background: Physical activity such as walking may exert a positive impact on cognition and behaviour in older persons with dementia, but due to the frailty of the population it...

Efficacy of treating pain to reduce behavioural disturbances in residents of nursing homes with dementia: cluster randomised clinical trial

...significant behavioural disturbances randomised to a stepwise protocol for the treatment of pain for eight weeks with additional follow-up four weeks after the end of treatment (33 clusters; n =...

Malnutrition in community-dwelling adults with dementia (NutriAlz Trial)

...Nutritional Assessment (MNA), Eating Behaviour Scale (EBS), Charlson comorbidity index, Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR), Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), Basic Activities of Daily Living (BADL) score, Instrumental Activities of Daily Living...

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