A personalized multimedia device to treat agitated behavior and improve mood in people with dementia: A pilot study.

@article{Davison2016APM,
  title={A personalized multimedia device to treat agitated behavior and improve mood in people with dementia: A pilot study.},
  author={Tanya E Davison and Kanvar Nayer and Selby Coxon and A Galea de Bono and Barbara J Eppingstall and Young Hwan Jeon and Eva van der Ploeg and Daniel W O'Connor},
  journal={Geriatric nursing},
  year={2016},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={
          25-9
        }
}
Agitated behaviors and dysphoric moods in nursing home residents with dementia may be a response to a lack of personalized, meaningful activity and stimulation. To address this deficiency, a personal computer was adapted to play favorite music and display photographs, movies and messages that were selected or made by family members. The system (called Memory Box) is accompanied by a simplified interface to help people with dementia access material independently. The system's ability to reduce… CONTINUE READING
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