Patient with Alzheimer's dementia holding a reborn baby doll. What are reborn dolls for? Who buys reborns and how can they help? What's the point of reborns? Why do people buy reborn dolls?

What are Reborns for? Who buys reborn dolls? How do they help?

Reborn dolls are actually a form of 3D art in the shape of a baby, to be enjoyed and collected by anyone who pleases.  However; research into doll therapy has revealed that holding a reborn doll can also help parents with the grief process following a loss, individuals who have dementia or Alzheimer's and people who suffer from depression and anxiety.