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Meta Analysis of Different Durations of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy
Posted: Sunday, November 10, 2019 8:17 PM
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Conclusion {of this study}

This review has confirmed the effectiveness of cognitive stimulation therapy in improving the cognitive function of individuals with AD. This is the case, regardless of whether long-term CST, maintenance CST, or long-term CST is used. Nevertheless, the long-term CST appeared to be more effective. However, due to heterogeneity among the trials, as well as the low methodological quality of several of the included studies, additional rigorous, well-designed RCTs with larger sample sizes should be performed.


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PRISMA flow chart of the literature screening and selection process.

Abbreviations: AD, Alzheimer's disease; RCTS, randomized controlled trials.


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