Effects of Group Therapy on the Elderly with Dementia

Author: Tatsumi Keiko//Adachi Yoshinori//Ishii Hiroshi//Yoshitake//Ashikaga Manabu////
Aino Gakuin College (Osaka, Japan)//College of Business Administration and Information Science, Chubu University (Aichi, Japan)
Conference/Journal: J Intl Soc Life Info Science
Date published: 1999
Other: Volume ID: 17 , Issue ID: 2 , Pages: 368-371 , Word Count: 60

Using the hypothesis that group therapy is effective for slowing progression of dementia in the demented elderly because its stimuli activate the participants physically and mentally, we invetigated the effect of group therpay on dementia symptoms. We found that a positve approach such as group therapy is very important for demented patients to not suffer further deterioration, or to improve.