This database contains 4 studies, archived under the term: "behavioral problems"
Objective: One of the most important challenges in present-day societies is the growing number of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and the related problems afflicted upon the patients, their families, and organizations providing health services. Agitation is one of the behavioral problems present in Alzheimer’s. To overcome these behavioral problems, many pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical remedies have […]
Background: The increase in the number of people suffering from dementia is of increasing global concern. A survey on the living conditions of the elderly in a Japanese rural community revealed a high prevalence of early dementia and the necessity for interventions not only for the elderly with early dementia but also for their families. […]
Background: Caregivers of relatives with Alzheimer’s disease are highly stressed and at risk for physical and psychiatric conditions. Interventions are usually focused on providing caregivers with knowledge of dementia, skills, and/or support, to help them cope with the stress. This model, though true to a certain extent, ignores how caregiver stress is construed in the […]
BACKGROUND: People with cognitive impairment have been shown to engage in few structured activities. During periods of unoccupied time or boredom, these patients most likely manifest neuropsychiatric symptoms. OBJECTIVE: The purposes of this study were to (1) describe the leisure-activity indicators (variety in leisure activities, appraisal of each activity’s restorative function, and leisure dysfunction, i.e. […]
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