Evidence-Based Practice Guideline: Wheelchair Biking for the Treatment of Depression

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Suzanne Fitzsimmons, Research Associate for the GWEP (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: The purpose of this evidence-based practice guideline is to describe a specific recreational therapy program, wheelchair biking, for the treatment of depression in older adults with and without cognitive impairment. The goal of the guideline is to reduce depressive mood in older adults and to provide a complementary or alternative treatment to medications.

Additional Information

Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 37(7), 8-15
Language: English
Date: 2011
Nursing, Depression, Wheelchair Biking, Recreational Therapy , Older Adults

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