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ERIC Number: EJ674722
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9924
Effects of Four Years of Exercise, Language, and Social Interventions on Alzheimer Discourse.
Mahendra, Nidhi; Arkin, Sharon
Journal of Communication Disorders, v36 n5 p395-422 Sep-Oct 2003
This article describes a comprehensive cognitive-linguistic intervention program for mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients that provided communication skills practice in the context of health-enhancing and esteem-building community-based activities, physical fitness training and supervised volunteer work. Effects for four participants are reported, noting maintained or improved performance on multiple discourse outcome measures. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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