The use of reminiscence therapy for the treatment of depression in rural-dwelling older adults.

@article{Jones2002TheUO,
  title={The use of reminiscence therapy for the treatment of depression in rural-dwelling older adults.},
  author={Ellen Davis Jones and Rebecca Beck-Little},
  journal={Issues in mental health nursing},
  year={2002},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={279-90}
}
This article explores the potential for the use of reminiscence therapy as an effective means of reducing depression among institutionalized, rural-dwelling elders, especially elderly women. Reminiscence therapy is a nurse-initiated intervention that has the advantages of being cost-effective, therapeutic, social, and recreational for the institutionalized older adult. As a communicative psychosocial process, reminiscence therapy has proven to be a valuable intervention for the depressed… CONTINUE READING

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