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Weighted blankets for insomnia in affective disorder and ADHD – a clinical follow up study

10 December, 2019

Bodil Ekholm, The Affective Disorder outpatient clinic at Psychiatry Southwest, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge. Mats Adler, Institution for Clinical Neuroscience, […]

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The effect of the wearing of weighted vests on the sensory behaviour of learners diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder within a school context

4 October, 2017

Fransli Buckle, Denise Franzsen, Juanita Bester (2011)   Children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often have sensory processing […]

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Physiological Effects of Deep Touch Pressure on Anxiety Alleviation: The Weighted Blanket Approach

Hsin-Yung Chen, Hsiang Yang, Huang-Ju Chi, Hsin-Ming Chen (2013)   The application of deep touch pressure (DTP) has been suggested to […]

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Use of weighted vests in pediatric occupational therapy practice

Olson LJ, Moulton HJ (2004)   The aim of this study was to investigate pediatric occupational therapists’ general experience and […]

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Effects of a weighted vest on attention to task and self-stimulatory behaviors in preschoolers with pervasive developmental disorders

Fertel-Daly D, Bedell G, Hinojosa J (2001). American Joumal of Occupational Therapy, 55, 629-640   This study examined the effectiveness of using […]

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Pilot study of a sensory room in an acute inpatient psychiatric unit

Theresa Novak, Justin Scanlan, Damien McCaul, Nathan MacDonald, Timothy Clarke (2012) The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists   […]

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Effects of Weighted Vests on Attention, Impulse Control, and On-Task Behaviour in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Lin H-Y, Lee P, Chang W-D, Hong, F-Y (2014) American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68, 149-158.   The study examines […]

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Evaluating the Safety and Effectiveness of the Weighted Blanket with Adults During an Inpatient Mental Health Hospitalization

Champagne, T., Mullen, B., Dickson., D & Krishnamurty, S. (2015). Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 31:3, 211-233   In 2015 […]

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Positive effects of a weighted blanket on insomnia

Ackerley R, Badre G, Olausson H (2015). J Sleep Med Disord 2(3): 1022.   The study was presented at The […]

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