The effect of music on repetitive disruptive vocalizations of persons with dementia.

@article{Casby1994TheEO,
  title={The effect of music on repetitive disruptive vocalizations of persons with dementia.},
  author={J. A. Casby and M. Holm},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={1994},
  volume={48 10},
  pages={
          883-9
        }
}
  • J. A. Casby, M. Holm
  • Published 1994
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association
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