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Reality orientation, a therapy for psychogeriatric patients
 — a controlled study
Author(s)Peter Brook, Gian Degun, Marcia Mather
Journal titleThe British Journal of Psychiatry, vol 127, 1975
Pagespp 42-5
KeywordsDementia ; Therapy ; Patients.
AnnotationIn a controlled trial, 'reality orientation' for older patients diagnosed as suffering from dementia is shown to be effective only where therapists actively participate. Exposure to change in a more stimulating environment than their own wards is not enough to produce sustained improvement. (RH).
Accession NumberCPA-930729077 A
ClassmarkEA: LO: LF *

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