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

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The Bibliographic Citations

Regan, B. Varanelli, L. (2013). Adjustment, depression, and anxiety in mild cognitive impairment and early dementia: a systematic review of psychological intervention studies. International Psychogeriatrics: IPA. December 2013; 25(12): 1963-84.

Bliwise, DL. (2013). Alzheimer’s Disease, sleep apnea, and positive pressure therapy. Current Treatment Options in Neurology. December 2013; 15(6): 669-76.

Singh, B. Parsaik, AK. Mielke, MM. [et al] (2013). Association of mediterranean diet with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. October 28th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Gonzalez, MT. Kirkevold, M. (2013). Benefits of sensory garden and horticultural activities in dementia care: a modified scoping review. Journal of Clinical Nursing. October 15th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Brown, CA. Berry, R. Tan, MC. [et al] (2013). A critique of the evidence base for non-pharmacological sleep interventions for persons with dementia. Dementia. March 1st 2013; 12(2): 210-37.

Hardenacke, K. Shubina, E. Bührle, CP. [et al] (2014). Deep brain stimulation as a tool for improving cognitive functioning in Alzheimer’s Dementia: a systematic review. Frontiers in Psychiatry. December 4th 2013; 4: 159. Review. Full Text Link.

Wayne, PM. Walsh, JN. Taylor-Piliae, RE. [et al] (2014). Effect of Tai Chi on cognitive performance in older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. January 2nd 2014.

Forbes, D. Thiessen, EJ. Blake, CM. [et al] (2013). Exercise programs for people with dementia. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews. December 4th 2013;Issue 12: No. CD006489. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Solfrizzi, V. Panza, F. (2013). Mediterranean diet and cognitive decline. a lesson from the whole-diet approach: what challenges lie ahead? Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. November 22nd 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Hurley, RV. Patterson, TG. Cooley, SJ. (2013). Meditation-based interventions for family caregivers of people with dementia: a review of the empirical literature. Aging and Mental Health. October 6th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

van Ginneken, N. Tharyan, P. Lewin, S. [et al] (2013). Non-specialist health worker interventions for the care of mental, neurological and substance-abuse disorders in low- and middle-income countries. Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews. November 19th 2013; Issue 11: No. CD009149. Full Text Link.

Lopes da Silva, S. Vellas, B. Elemans, S. [et al] (2013). Plasma nutrient status of patients with Alzheimer’s Disease: systematic review and meta-analysis. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: the Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. October 18th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Connellan, K. Gaardboe, M. Riggs, D. [et al] (2013). Stressed spaces: mental health and architecture. HERD. Summer 2013; 6(4): 127-68.

Meyer, C. Hill, S. Dow, B. [et al] (2013). Translating falls prevention knowledge to community-dwelling older PLWD: a mixed-method systematic review. Gerontologist. November 11th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

[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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