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dc.contributor.advisorGoldsmith, Melissa
dc.contributor.authorToomey, Nicole
dc.creatorToomey, Nicole
dc.date.accessioned2020-02-13T03:14:41Z
dc.date.available2020-02-13T03:14:41Z
dc.date.issued2019-12
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/637034
dc.description.abstractThis thesis will explore the research on implementing music therapy into the care of patients with dementia to decrease anxiety, agitation, and depression. Dementia is a term to describe symptoms secondary to certain medical conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, or a traumatic brain injury. Symptoms of dementia include memory loss, decreased reasoning and judgement, and a decline in language function. Some of the symptoms associated with dementia are a decreased quality of life, depression, anxiety, and agitation. The literature review explores the integrative intervention of music therapy and whether it is beneficial at addressing both symptoms of dementia, and symptoms associated with dementia. Additionally, which forms of music therapy are most effective, and how they can be implemented into the care of patients with dementia successfully are addressed. While the review of the current literature is located in chapter two of this paper, the paper will also identify the best practice recommendations, a proposed plan of implementation, and a proposed evaluation of the implementation plan.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.titleMUSIC THERAPY FOR PATIENTS WITH DEMENTIA: EVIDENCE INFORMED RECOMMENDATIONSen_US
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dc.typeElectronic Thesisen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
thesis.degree.levelbachelorsen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineHonors Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineNursingen_US
thesis.degree.nameB.S.N.en_US
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