Intervention Review

Light therapy for improving cognition, activities of daily living, sleep, challenging behaviour, and psychiatric disturbances in dementia

  1. Dorothy Forbes1,*,
  2. Catherine M Blake2,
  3. Emily J Thiessen1,
  4. Shelley Peacock3,
  5. Pamela Hawranik4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group

Published Online: 26 FEB 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 20 JAN 2014

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003946.pub4


How to Cite

Forbes D, Blake CM, Thiessen EJ, Peacock S, Hawranik P. Light therapy for improving cognition, activities of daily living, sleep, challenging behaviour, and psychiatric disturbances in dementia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD003946. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003946.pub4.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Alberta, Faculty of Nursing, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Western Ontario, School of Nursing, Health Sciences Addition H022, London, Ontario, Canada

  3. 3

    University of Saskatchewan, Faculty of Nursing, Saskatoon, Saskatoon, Canada

  4. 4

    Athabasca University, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Faculty of Health Disciplines, Athabasca, Alberta, Canada

*Dorothy Forbes, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, level 3, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G1C9, Canada. dorothy.forbes@ualberta.ca.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 26 FEB 2014

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