Title

A clinical trial of the effect of aromatherapy on motivational behaviour in a dementia care setting using a single subject design

Document Type

Article

Publication details

MacMahon, S & Kermode, S 1998, 'A clinical trial of the effect of aromatherapy on motivational behaviour in a dementia care setting using a single subject design', Australian Journal of Holistic Nursing, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 47-49.

Abstract

An n=1 clinical trial of effectiveness of aromatherapy on motivational behaviour in a dementia care setting was undertaken using an AB design. Baseline data were recorded for two months, followed by two months of treatment data. Findings showed a statistically significant improvement in motivational behaviour associated with the use of aromatherapy.