Nonpharmacological Therapies in Alzheimers Disease: A Systematic Review of Efficacy

  title={Nonpharmacological Therapies in Alzheimers Disease: A Systematic Review of Efficacy},
  author={Javier Olazar{\'a}n and Barry Reisberg and Linda Clare and Isabel Cruz and Jordi Pe{\~n}a-Casanova and Teodoro del Ser and Bob Woods and Cornelia Maria Beck and Stefanie R Auer and Claudia Lai and Aimee Spector and Sam Fazio and John Bond and Miia Kivipelto and Henry Brodaty and Jos{\'e} Manuel Rojo and Helen Collins and Linda Teri and Mary Sherman Mittelman and Martin Orrell and Howard H. Feldman and Rub{\'e}n Mu{\~n}iz},
  journal={Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders},
  volume={30 2},
INTRODUCTION Nonpharmacological therapies (NPTs) can improve the quality of life (QoL) of people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and their carers. The objective of this study was to evaluate the best evidence on the effects of NPTs in AD and related disorders (ADRD) by performing a systematic review and meta-analysis of the entire field. METHODS Existing reviews and major electronic databases were searched for randomized controlled trials (RCTs). The deadline for study inclusion was September… CONTINUE READING
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