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Evaluation of the Music Engagement Program for people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia: Study protocol for a pilot trial

Gulliver, Amelia; Pike, Georgia; Banfield, Michelle; Morse, Alyssa Rhiannon; Katruss, Natasha; Pescud, Melanie; McMaster, Mitchell; Valerius, Harley; West, Susan

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Background Alzheimer's disease and dementia are prevalent conditions globally. People with Alzheimer's disease and dementia commonly experience mental health problems, negative emotional states, and behavioural disturbance. Music therapy has previously been used in this population to improve symptoms of mental health problems; however, there is a paucity of evidence-based programs that also explore positive outcomes such as overall quality of life, social outcomes, as well as the acceptability...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/202237
Source: Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications
DOI: 10.1016/j.conctc.2019.100419
Access Rights: Open Access

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