Effects of Calming Music on the Level of Agitation in Cognitively Impaired Nursing Home ResidentsAmerican Journal of Alzheimer’s Care and Related Disorders & Research
AbstractThis study examines the use of music as a strategy to decrease agitated behavior in cognitively impaired nursing home residents. Twenty agitated subjects, 68 to 84 years of age, were exposed to 15 minutes of calming music on two occasions. Agitated behavior scores were recorded before, during and after the musical intervention using the Agitated Behavior Scale. Results indicate that a statistically significant reduction in agitated behavior occurs both during (p.
Citation InformationPatricia A Tabloski, Leah Mckinnon-Howe and Ruth Remington. "Effects of Calming Music on the Level of Agitation in Cognitively Impaired Nursing Home Residents" American Journal of Alzheimer’s Care and Related Disorders & Research Vol. 10 Iss. 1 (1995) p. 10 - 15
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