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Exercise and Mental Health: Many Reasons to Move
The relationship between physical activity and mental health has been widely investigated, and several hypotheses have been formulated about it. Specifically, during the aging process, physicalExpand
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Recognizing depression in patients with Parkinson's disease: accuracy and specificity of two depression rating scale.
This study aimed to find cut-off scores for the Montgomery-Asberg rating scale (MADRS) and the Beck depression inventory (BDI) that can relate to specific clinical diagnoses of depression inExpand
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Comparison of strength training, aerobic training, and additional physical therapy as supplementary treatments for Parkinson’s disease: pilot study
Introduction Physical rehabilitation is commonly used in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) to improve their health and alleviate the symptoms. Objective We compared the effects of threeExpand
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Quality of Life among Elderly Patients with Dementia in Institutions
Aim: To study quality of life among the elderly with dementia in institutions. Methods: Patients above 60 years with dementia, 82 in nursing home and 74 in departments of geriatric psychiatry, wereExpand
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Treadmill training as an augmentation treatment for Alzheimer's disease: a pilot randomized controlled study.
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of aerobic exercise on the cognition and functional capacity in Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients. METHOD Elderly (n=20) with mild dementia (NINCDS-ADRDA/CDR1) wereExpand
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Factors associated with depression in Norwegian nursing homes
Depression among patients in nursing homes is frequent and apparently underdiagnosed. Because depression is associated with negative outcomes, identification of groups at risk would improve theExpand
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Unawareness of memory impairment in dementia: a population-based study.
BACKGROUND Unawareness of cognitive deficit in people with dementia (PwD) has wide clinical implications, impacting on help-seeking behavior, treatment compliance, and patient safety. Most studies onExpand
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O exercício físico no tratamento da depressão em idosos: revisão sistemática Physical exercise in the treatment of depression in the elderly: a systematic review
OBJECTIVES: To review the literature on the (I) possible protective effect of physical activity on the incidence of depression, and (II) on the efficacy of physical exercise as a therapeuticExpand
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The effect of acute effort on EEG in healthy young and elderly subjects
The effects of physical exercise on mental health have been extensively investigated, mainly in older people. Recent studies have looked into the acute effect of exercise on the brain usingExpand
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Validation of the Brazilian brief version of the temperament auto-questionnaire TEMPS-A: the brief TEMPS-Rio de Janeiro.
BACKGROUND Over the last thirty years, Akiskal and collaborators have described and developed operationalized diagnostic criteria for five types of affective temperaments - cyclothymic, irritable,Expand
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