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Journal of Healthcare Engineering
Volume 2018, Article ID 1536316, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1536316
Research Article

A Mobile Multimedia Reminiscence Therapy Application to Reduce Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms in Persons with Alzheimer’s

1George Washington Medical School, Washington, DC, USA
2Computer Science Department, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, MN, USA
3University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, USA
4Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Arshia Khan; ude.nmu.d@nahka

Received 4 August 2017; Accepted 2 January 2018; Published 21 March 2018

Academic Editor: Denise Ferebee

Copyright © 2018 Danish Imtiaz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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