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Rösler, A; Seifritz, E; Kräuchi, K; Spoerl, D; Brokuslaus, I; Proserpi, S M; Gendre, A; Savaskan, E; Hofmann, M (2002). Skill learning in patients with moderate Alzheimer's disease: a prospective pilot-study of waltz-lessons. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 17(12):1155-1156.

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The authors report the effect of a 12-day prospective, blinded dance-learning trial in 5 patients with moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD) and 5 age-matched depressed patients. Patients with AD showed a significant effect in procedural learning whereas depressed patients did not. These findings suggest potential implications for therapeutic interventions in patients with moderate AD.


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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich > Division of Psychiatric Research and Clinic for Psychogeriatric Medicine
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Deposited On:08 Sep 2011 09:08
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 15:00
Publisher DOI:10.1002/gps.705
PubMed ID:12461765

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