Effects of cognitive stimulation therapy Japanese version (CST-J) for people with dementia: a single-blind, controlled clinical trial

@inproceedings{Yamanaka2013EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of cognitive stimulation therapy Japanese version (CST-J) for people with dementia: a single-blind, controlled clinical trial},
  author={Katsuo Yamanaka and Yoshiyuki Kawano and Dai Noguchi and Shutaro Nakaaki and Norio Watanabe and Takashi Amano and Aimee Spector},
  booktitle={Aging & mental health},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVES Cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) has shown to have significant benefits in improving the cognitive function and quality of life (QOL) in people with mild-to-moderate dementia in a UK randomized controlled trial (RCT). We developed and examined the Japanese version of group CST (CST-J) in a single-blind, controlled clinical trial. METHOD CST-J consisting of 14 sessions was administered to a treatment group (n = 26) twice a week for 7 weeks. The treatment group was compared with a… CONTINUE READING
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