FEATUREThe Therapeutic Use of Music on Agitated Behavior in Those With DementiaGoodall, Debby BSN; Etters, Lynn BSNAuthor Information Oakland University, Rochester, Mich. Corresponding author: Debby Goodall, BSN, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309. Holistic Nursing Practice: November-December 2005 - Volume 19 - Issue 6 - p 258-262 Buy Abstract Clinically, nursing has long recognized dementia behaviors—agitation, aggression, wandering, and general confusion—to be a significant patient problem as well as a major stress to nursing staff and caregivers. Although there is no cure, much can be done to improve these patients' daily care and, ultimately, their quality of life. © 2005 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.