Impact of training dementia caregivers in sensitivity to nonverbal emotion signals.

@article{Magai2002ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of training dementia caregivers in sensitivity to nonverbal emotion signals.},
  author={Carol Magai and Carl I. Cohen and David Gomberg},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={25-38}
}
Ninety-one mid- to late-stage dementia patients residing in nursing homes, along with their staff caregivers, participated in a study designed to assess whether training caregivers in sensitivity to nonverbal communication could enhance mood and reduce symptoms in patients and improve psychological well-being in caregivers. Patients and staff at three nursing homes comprised three groups that were randomly assigned to either a nonverbal sensitivity group, a behavioral placebo group that… CONTINUE READING
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