Effect of animal-assisted interventions on depression, agitation and quality of life in nursing home residents suffering from cognitive impairment or dementia: a cluster randomized controlled trial

Christine Olsen*, Ingeborg Pedersen, Astrid Bergland, Marie-José Enders-Slegers, Grete Patil, Camilla Ihlebaek

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    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1312-1321
    Number of pages10
    JournalInternational Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
    Volume31
    Issue number12
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2016

    Keywords

    • Aged
    • Aged, 80 and over
    • Animals
    • Cognition Disorders/psychology
    • Dementia/psychology
    • Depressive Disorder/therapy
    • Dogs
    • Female
    • Humans
    • Male
    • Norway
    • Nursing Homes/statistics & numerical data
    • Pets/psychology
    • Prospective Studies
    • Psychomotor Agitation/therapy
    • Quality of Life/psychology

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