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Studies

VanWeert et al. (2004): study NL 2001

Publication

Author(s):
VanWeert, J.C.; Bensing, J.M.; Ribbe, M.W.; Spreeuwenberg, P.M.; VanDulmen, A.M.
Title:
Behavioral and Mood Effects of Snoezelen Integrated in 24-h Dementia Care.
Source:
VanWeert, J.M.: "Multi-Sensory Stimulation in 24-Hour Dementia Care", Thesis University Utrecht, 2004, Netherlands, 139 - 163

Investigation

Public:
Demented elderly and controls, before and after sensory stimulation program,The Netherlands, 2001-2003
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability purposive sample
Respondents:
N = 125
Non Response:
Assessment:
Behavioural observation
Video recordings of the patients during morning care were observed by independent assessors using the measuring device INTERACT (Behavior) and FACE (mood).

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Rating of mood by two independent observers from videotaped session
Rated using smilies
1  frowning face
2  neutral face
3  smiling face
Classification:
A-CA-mh-rdv-f-3-a
Author's label:
FACE
Page in publication:
151
Full text:
Rating of non-verbal behavior on four aspects

A  tearful/sad
B  happy/content
C  fearful/anxious
D  confused

Rated
1 not at all
2
3
4
5 nearly all the time

Subscale of Baker & Dowling (1995) INTERACT schedule
Classification:
A-CA-mh-rdv-n-5-a
Author's label:
Mood
Page in publication:
151
Observed distribution
Frequencies
1: 0%,   2: 0%,   3: 0%,   4: 0%,   5: 0%
Summary Statistics
On original range 1 - 5 On range 0-10
Mean:
2.74

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Sensory Stimulation Program Sensory stimulation