Validation Therapy

A review of its contribution to dementia care

Bleathman, C., Morton, I. (1996)
The Effectiveness of Validation therapy for Dementia Patients in Korea

Poster Presentation

The Effectiveness of Validation therapy for Dementia Patients in Korea (2016)
Validation therapy for dementia

Literature Review

Neal M, Barton Wright P (2003)
Effectiveness of validation therapy in group

Preliminary results

Deponte, A., Missan, R. (2006)
Conversations between persons with dementia disease living in nursing homes and nurses

Qualitative evaluation of an intervention with the validation method

Söderland, M, Cronqvist, A., et al (2015)
Effectiveness of Validadtion Therapy upon the Level of cognition of Old Age People

Master’s Dissertation, Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai: a quasi experimental study with control group

Sindhumathi (2012)
La methode de validation de Naomi Feil

Gerontologie et Societe 2008/3 (vol. 31/ n 126) pages 189-204

Munsch-Roux, Munsch (2008)
Selbstverständliche zwischenmenschliche Aspekte

Pro Care, Geriatrie, Springer-Verlag, 09/2014

Pichler (2014)
In den Schuhen des Anderen gehen

Pro Care, Geriatrie, Springer-Verlag, 05/2014

Heimerl, Poppa (2014)
Validacija

Kakovostna starost, let. 20, st. 2, 2017 (51-52) Gerontolosko Izrazje

Ramovs (2017)
When Feelings Become Incontinent: Sexual Behaviors in the Resolution Phase of Life

Sexuality and Disability, Vol 13, No. 3, 1995

Feil (1995)
The human face of elderly care?

Complementary Therapies in Nursing & Midwifery (1995) 1, 103-105

Miller (1995)
Validation therapy: A description of the process

Master’s thesis, University of Missouri

Doyle (1992)
Students Connecting with the Elderly: Validation as a Tool

Educational Gerontology, 38, 486-490

Jankoski, Frey (2012)
Developmental transformations with Alzheimer’s patients in a residential care facility

The Arts in Psychotherapy 25 (2018) 209-216

Parkinson (2008)
Nurses’ movements within and between various paths when imporving their communication skills – An evaluation of validation method training

Open Journal of Nursing 2013, 3, 265-273

Söderlund, Cronqvist, Norberg, Ternestedt, Hansebo (2013)
Study on the Effects of Valdiation Training program for Staff

Japanese with English summary

Tsumura (2015)
Psychological “Therapies” in Dementia.

In Handbook of the Clincial Psyhcology of Ageing (Ed. R.T. Woods), John Wiley & Sons, 1996, 575-600

Woods (1996)
Méthode de prise en charge globale non médicamenteuse des patients déments institutionalisés.

Revue Neurologique 2005, 161, 290-298. French with English Summary.

Wenisch, Stoker, Bourrellis et al (2005)
Validation therapy: Restoring communication between persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.

American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, March/April 1998

Touzinsky (1998)
The Impact of Validation Group Therapy on Nursing Home Residents With Dementia

Journal of Applied Gerontology 16, 1 (March 1997)

Toseland, Diehl, Freeman, Naleppa, McCallion (1997)
Validation therapy (VT) in nursing home: a case-control study.

Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 44, 407-411. Abstract in English.

Tondi, Ribani., Bottazzi, Viscomi, Vulcano (2007)
An Evaluation of Validation Therapy: with Alzheimer’s Patients

Master’s thesis, May 22, 1995.

Slavik (1995)
Vascular Dementia: a clinical case managed with the contribution of the Validation method

54th National Congress SIGG. Italian society of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Florence, December 2-5, 2009. Abstract in Italian and English

Siviero, Mazza, Cerri (2009)
RSA Open: a new opportunity for the frail elderly welfare and the care giver

SIPI VIII National Congress, Italian society of Psychology of Aging

D'Alfonso, Bertazzoni, Siviero et al (2015)
Il supporto del Metodo Validation

Lavoro Sociale. Abstract in English.

Siviero, D’Alfonso, La Babera (2014)
Validaatiotyöntekijäkurssin käyneiden kokemuksia validaatiomenetelmän käytöstä

Tampere, 2002 with English summary

Sipola, Lumijärvi (2002)
Validation Therapy: An Australian Evaluation. Final Report for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Validation Therapy Plus Program

P.E.R.S.O.N.A.L. Research and Evaluation Consultancy PTY. Final Report for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Validation Therapy Plus Programme

Sharp (1989)
Reality Orientation and Validation Therapy: Dementia, Depression, and Functional Status

Journal of Gerontological Nursing, June 1993

Scanland, Emershaw (1993)
No Research Versus Research with Compromised Results: A Study of Validation Therapy

Nursing Research 35, 2 (March/April 1986)

Robb, Stegman, Wolanin (1986)
Family Care for people with dementia: Empowerment and inclusion

Poster presentation at 24th Annual Conference of Alzheimer Europe, Glasgow, Scotland, October 2014

Reitinger, Heimerl, Fercher, Hoppe, Wappelshammer (2014)
La Personne Agee en Perte D’Autonomie Psychique

Doctorat en Medecine, Reims, December 20, 1991

Prentczynski (1991)
Pflegerische Betreuungskonzepte bei Patienten mit Demenz

Zeitschrift für Gerontologie und Geriatrie, May 2020

Nocon, Roll, Schwarzbach, Vauth, Greiner, Willich (2010)
Effectiveness of Validation: a qualitative study

Master’s thesis

Nemeth (2018)
The Effectiveness of Validation Therapy in Dementia – A Pilot Sutdy

International Journal of Geriatric psychiatry 6, 327-330 (1991)

Morton, Bleathman (1991)
Psychosocial interventions in long-term care: A critical overview.

Chapter in Advances in long-term care, volume I, 1991

Karuza, Katz (1991)
Validation Basale Stimulation Abschlussbericht

Abschlussbericht Forschungsprojekt, July 2010

Heimerl, Fercher, Reitinger, Amann, Poppa, Erlach-Stickler, Kojer, Wappleshammer (2010)
Non-drug therapies for dementia: An overview of the current situation with regard to proof of effectiveness.

Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders 15, 3 (2003)

Grasel (2003)
A review of reality orientation, validation therapy, and reminiscence therapy with the Alzheimer’s client.

Physical & occupational therapy in geriatrics 14, 2 (1996)

Gagnon (1996)
The Language of Resolution Among the Old-Old: The Effects of Validation Therapy on Two Levels of Cognitive Confusion

Speech Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL, November 12-16, 1986

Fritz (1986)
Using Validation Techniques to Improve Communication with Cognitively Impaired Older Adults

Journal of Gerontological Nursing, June 1995

Fine, Rouse-Bane (1995)
Validation therapy with late-onset dementia populations

In Care-giving in dementia; research and applications;(Eds. Gamma & Miesan), New York: Tavis/Routledge, pp. 199-218

Feil (1993)
Summary of 1972 Research Data

Presentation at the 25th meeting of the Gerontological Society

Feil (1972)
Adverse Effects of Reality Orientation

Clinical Experience; 3 Case Reports

Dietch, Hewett & Jones (1989)
Validation Therapy: A Review of the Literature

Journal of Gerontological Nursing

Day (1997)
L’applicazione del metodo Validation al piccolo gruppo a favore della riduzione dell’isolamento dell’anziano affetto da demenza

Clinical study, poster presentation at the 57th national Congress of the Societa Italiana di Gerontologia e Geriatria

Rabino, Sala, Siviero et al (2012)
Emotional Reactions in the First Stages of Dementia: Contributions to the Validation Method

Clinical study, poster presentation at the 57th national congress of the Societa Italiana di Gerontologia e Geriatria

D’Alfonso, La Barbera, Siviero, Cerri (2012)
Validation therapy: extracts from 20 groups with dementia sufferers

Journal of Advanced Nursing

Bleathman, Morton (1992)
Validation: a Communication Alternative

Chapter in: Enhancing the quality of life in advanced dementia. Published by Brunner/Mazel

Benjamin (1999)
Conceptual Analysis of Validation Therapy

International Journal of Aging and Human Development

Babins (1988)
Study to Determine Results of Implementing Validation Therapy

Cleveland State University

Alprin (1980)
Summary of Validation Research

This paper discusses the academic research that has been done on the Validation method.

Feil (2016)