Music therapy for people with dementia.

@article{Vink2003MusicTF,
  title={Music therapy for people with dementia.},
  author={Annemiek C Vink and Jacqueline Birks and Marieke Bruinsma and Rob Scholten},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2003},
  volume={3},
  pages={
          CD003477
        }
}
BACKGROUND Dementia is a clinical syndrome with a number of different causes which is characterised by deterioration in cognitive functions. Research is pursuing a variety of promising findings for the treatment of dementia. Pharmacological interventions are available but have limited ability to treat many of the syndrome's features. Little research has been directed towards non-pharmacological treatments. In this review the evidence for music therapy as a treatment is examined. OBJECTIVES To… CONTINUE READING

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