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The Effect of a Dementia Preventive Intervention based on Motivational Interviewing among the Elderly over 75 Years of Age in Nursing Homes
Hyun Mi Jo, Suk Sun Kim
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2017;28(3):260-270.   Published online September 30, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2017.28.3.260
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PURPOSE
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of the motivational interviewing (MI) dementia preventive intervention on dementia preventive behaviors, depression and cognitive function among elderly over 75 years of age in nursing homes.
METHODS
A nonequivalent control group pretest-posttest design was used. A total of 57 participants were divided into three groups; 18 in the MI dementia preventive intervention (Group A), 20 in the dementia preventive program (Group B) and 19 in the control group. Dementia preventive behaviors, depression, and cognitive function were assessed at pre, post, and 1 month after the intervention. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA and repeated measure ANOVA.
RESULTS
The results reported that there were significant differences in dementia preventive behaviors and depression among Group A, B, and C. Also, there were significant differences in dementia preventive behaviors and cognitive function during time periods. There was a significant interaction between groups and times in relation to depression. Results suggested that the effects of MI dementia preventive program was persistent after 1 month following the intervention.
CONCLUSION
Further research needs to develop dementia preventive programs considering physical and mental traits of the elderly in late years staying at nursing homes.

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