Slevin, Eamonn and McClelland, Ann (1999) An evaluation of the relaxation effects of multi-sensory therapy in a person with learning disabilities: A single subject quasi-experiment. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 8 (1). pp. 48-56. [Journal article]
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This article reviews the current literature on multisensory therapy.• Utilizing a single-subject quasi-experimental design, the therapeutic clinical effectiveness of multisensory therapy in promoting relaxation in a young man with learning disabilities is evaluated.• Findings support the hypothesis that multisensory therapy can promote relaxation.• It is concluded that multisensory environments are therapeutic, in that they can promote relaxation, and they may also have a place in the care of people with learning disabilities who display challenging behaviours.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences|
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Nursing
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Institute of Nursing and Health Research|
Institute of Nursing and Health Research > Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
|Deposited By:||Dr Eamonn Slevin|
|Deposited On:||04 Oct 2010 16:11|
|Last Modified:||12 Apr 2011 12:11|
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