Wuttiphong Phakdeekul

Department of Public Health, Kasetsart University, Sakon Nakhon Province, Thailand


  • Research Article   
    Effectiveness of Bacopa Herb for Solving Dementia in the Elderly
    Author(s): Wuttiphong Phakdeekul28431* and Warinmad Kedthongma28432

    Background: Dementia in the elderly has become a problem in health, medicinal plants, have been used to cure several human diseases. Methods: The study used pretest-posttest control group design research from September 2020 to March 2021 based on phases of before and after herbal treatment. Samples were 361 elderly, randomly selected using cluster random sampling. Data were collected based on an Abbreviated Mental Test (AMT) and the Barthel index of Activities of Daily Living (ADL) which were then analyzed using Pearson’s product-moment correlation coefficient, multiple regression, and a paired t-test. Results: The results revealed that most samples had dementia at an abnormal level (40.50%), 91.50% had no record of a relative with dementia, and had an ADL score of ‘help themselves and help others. In a.. Read More»

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