Skip to main content
placeholder image

Effect of doll therapy in managing challenging behaviours in people with dementia: a systematic review protocol

Journal Article


Download full-text (Open Access)

Abstract


  • Review question/objective

    What is the effect of doll therapy on challenging behaviors (including agitation and verbal or physical aggression) in patients with dementia?

    Inclusion criteria

    Types of participants

    Adults (age >18years) diagnosed with dementia and living in any care setting will be included. Adults with dementia receiving antipsychotics will also be included and analyzed separately.

    Types of intervention(s)/phenomena of interest

    This review will include studies that evaluate the effects of giving dolls to persons with dementia for the management of BPSD. The review will include doll therapy delivered by either health professionals or carers. Studies will be included irrespective of the number and duration of doll therapy sessions. Studies will be excluded if the approach to giving dolls is not described.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Fernandez, R. S., Arthur, B. & Fleming, R. (2013). Effect of doll therapy in managing challenging behaviours in people with dementia: a systematic review protocol. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 11 (9), 120-132.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84909985592

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3427&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/2408

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 12

Start Page


  • 120

End Page


  • 132

Volume


  • 11

Issue


  • 9

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • Review question/objective

    What is the effect of doll therapy on challenging behaviors (including agitation and verbal or physical aggression) in patients with dementia?

    Inclusion criteria

    Types of participants

    Adults (age >18years) diagnosed with dementia and living in any care setting will be included. Adults with dementia receiving antipsychotics will also be included and analyzed separately.

    Types of intervention(s)/phenomena of interest

    This review will include studies that evaluate the effects of giving dolls to persons with dementia for the management of BPSD. The review will include doll therapy delivered by either health professionals or carers. Studies will be included irrespective of the number and duration of doll therapy sessions. Studies will be excluded if the approach to giving dolls is not described.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Fernandez, R. S., Arthur, B. & Fleming, R. (2013). Effect of doll therapy in managing challenging behaviours in people with dementia: a systematic review protocol. The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 11 (9), 120-132.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84909985592

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3427&context=smhpapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/2408

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 12

Start Page


  • 120

End Page


  • 132

Volume


  • 11

Issue


  • 9

Place Of Publication


  • Australia