Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses on Non-Pharmacological Treatments

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The Bibliographic Citations

Defina, P.A. Moser, R.S. Glenn, M. [et al]. (2013). Alzheimer’s Disease clinical and research update for health care practitioners. Journal of Aging Research. 2013; 207178. Epub September 4th 2013. Review. Full Text Link.

Jimenez-Palomares, M. Rodriguez-Mansilla, J. Gonzalez-Lopez-Arza, M.V. [et al]. (2013). [Benefits of music therapy as therapy no pharmacology and rehabilitation moderate dementia.]. Revista Espanola de Geriatria y Gerontologia. September 17th 2013. [Epub ahead of print] Spanish.

Carrion, C. Aymerich, M. Bailles, E. [et al]. (2013). Cognitive psychosocial intervention in dementia: a systematic review. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. September 10th 2013; 36(5-6): 363-375. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Bahar-Fuchs A, Clare L, Woods B. (2013). Cognitive training and cognitive rehabilitation for persons with mild to moderate dementia of the Alzheimer’s or vascular type: a review. Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy. August 7th 2013; 5(4): 35. [Epub ahead of print].

Oren, S. Willerton, C. [and] Small, J. (2013). The effects of spaced retrieval training on semantic memory in Alzheimer’s Disease: a systematic review. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. September 10th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Huckans, M. Hutson, L. Twamley, E. [et al]. (2013). Efficacy of cognitive rehabilitation therapies for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in older adults: working toward a theoretical model and evidence-based interventions. Neuropsychology Review. March 2013; 23(1): 63-80. Review.

Hopper, T. Bourgeois, M. Pimentel, J. [et al]. (2013). An evidence-based systematic review on cognitive interventions for individuals with dementia. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. February 2013; 22(1): 126-45. Review.

Blake, M. (2013). Group reminiscence therapy for adults with dementia: a review. British Journal of Community Nursing. May 2013; 18(5): 228-33. Review.

Sanchez, A. Millan-Calenti, J.C. Lorenzo-Lopez, L. [et al]. (2013). Multisensory stimulation for people with dementia: a review of the literature. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. February 2013; 28(1): 7-14.

Weidekamp-Maicher, M. (2013). [Nonpharmacological treatments: their influence on quality of life of people with dementia and possible impacts by corresponding instruments. A systematic review of literature]. Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie. February 2013; 46(2): 134-43. Review. German.

Trivedi, D. Goodman, C. Dickinson, A. [et al]. (2013). A protocol for a systematic review of research on managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia for community-dwelling older people: evidence mapping and syntheses. Systematic Reviews. August 28th 2013; 2(1): 70. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Cooper, C. Li, R. Lyketsos, C. [et al]. (2013). Treatment for mild cognitive impairment: systematic review. British Journal of Psychiatry. October 2013; 203: 255-264. Full Text Link.

[A version of this collection features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 11, June 2014].

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