Non-Pharmacological Therapies in Different Types of Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Wide Perspective from Theory to Practice

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Elisabetta Farina (Editor)
S. Maria Nascente Clinical Research Center, Don Gnocchi Foundation, Milan, Italy, Laboratory for the Diagnosis and Rehabilitation of Cognitive Acquired Disturbances, Milan, Italy

Series: Neuroscience Research Progress
BISAC: MED057000

This book presents current research in the study of non-pharmacological treatment proposed in dementia care. Topics discussed include cognitive stimulation and rehabilitation, oral and reading comprehension, new technologies, educational intervention for caregivers, and contributions of pharmacological therapies. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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Preface

Chapter 1 – Evaluating Oral Reading and Reading Comprehension in Patients with Dementia: A Comparison of Generic and Personally Relevant Stimuli (pp. 1-14)
Jeanette E. Benigas and Michelle S. Bourgeois (

Chapter 2 – Exploring the Use of Two Different Gardens by Residents in a Special Care Unit for People with Dementia (pp. 15-30)
Antonio Guaita, Erminia Gadler, Giovanni Andreoni, Marinella Mancuso, Riccardo Perelli Cippo, Chiara Cutaia, Mauro Colombo and Silvia Vitali

Chapter 3 – Practical Protocol for Implementing Cognitive Stimulation in Persons with Delirium Superimposed on Dementia (pp. 31-40)
Ann M. Kolanowski, Nikki Hill, Linda Clare and Patricia Marx

Chapter 4 – How Do People with Dementia and Their Carers Evaluate the Meeting Centers Support Programme? (pp. 41-62)
Rose-Marie Dröes, Franka J. M. Meiland, Mirjam J. Schmitz and Willem van Tilburg

Chapter 5 – Pilot Study Protocol of an Educational Intervention for Caregivers of People with Psychological and Behavioral Symptoms Due to Dementia (pp. 63-72)
S. F. Vitali, C. Cutaia and R. Vaccaro

Chapter 6 – The Additional Contribution of Combination of Pharmacological Therapy and Cognitive Stimulation in Alzheimer’s Disease: Review of the Literature (pp. 73-82)
Maria Cotelli, Rosa Manenti and Orazio Zanetti

Chapter 7 – Cognitive Rehabilitation in Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study (pp. 83-92)
Elena Farini, Paola Frasson, Giada Caramatti, Eleonora Catricalà, Jubin Abutalebi, Alessandra Marcone and Stefano F. Cappa

Chapter 8 – From Smartphone to External Semantic Memory Device: The Use of New Technologies to Compensate for Semantic Deficits (pp. 93-112)
Sonia Routhier, Joël Macoir, Hélène Imbeault, Séverine Jacques, Hélène Pigot, Sylvain Giroux, Albert Cau and Nathalie Bier

Chapter 9- Effectiveness (or Not?) of Cognitive Rehabilitation in a Person with Semantic Dementia (pp. 113-120)
Fabiana Villanelli, Annamaria Russo, Raffaello Nemni and Elisabetta Farina

Chapter 10 – Impact of Non Pharmacologic Interventions on People with Dementia and Their Caregivers: A French Perspective (pp. 121-128)
Florence Bonté

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