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Wandering in Dementia

Wandering in Dementia In this paper, published research studies addressing the phenomenon of wandering in dementia are reviewed. Empirical findings of 108 studies are categorized and summarized to reveal dimensions of wandering behavior, significance of wandering as a clinical phenomenon, correlates of wandering, and tested intervention strategies. Implications for improving methodological rigor of future studies are offered and gaps in the current knowledge base are identified. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annual Review of Nursing Research Springer Publishing

Wandering in Dementia

Annual Review of Nursing Research , Volume 17 (1): 33 – Jan 1, 1999

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Springer Publishing
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© 2021 Springer Publishing Company
ISSN
0739-6686
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1944-4028
DOI
10.1891/0739-6686.17.1.185
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Abstract

In this paper, published research studies addressing the phenomenon of wandering in dementia are reviewed. Empirical findings of 108 studies are categorized and summarized to reveal dimensions of wandering behavior, significance of wandering as a clinical phenomenon, correlates of wandering, and tested intervention strategies. Implications for improving methodological rigor of future studies are offered and gaps in the current knowledge base are identified.

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Annual Review of Nursing ResearchSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1999

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