Brotons 2000

Current Status of Trial
Completed
Study Aim
Treatment Dementia
Study Design
CCT
Blinding
Unclear
Intervention type
Non-pharmacological
Intervention
Music Therapy//Conversation
Dosage and Duration
Music therapy (group sessions, twice a week for 30 minutes) or conversation sessions (group sessions, twice a week for 30 minutes) in a crossover design for two weeks intervention periods
Absolute Number of Participants
26
Health Status/Diagnosis
Dementia
Main Diagnostic Criteria
Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) Mean:10
Country or Countries of Recruitment
United States (USA)
Unit of Allocation and/or Setting
Residents of nursing homes
Study start date
2000
Primary outcomes
Cognitive function//language performance//Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE)//Western Aphasia Battery (WAB)
Key Points
Participants had been receiving music therapy sessions for a minimum of 3 months prior to entering the study
Included Cochrane Study
Included