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Validity and usefulness of the hospital anxiety and depression scale in carers of people with dementia: Evidence from confirmatory factor analysis, concurrent validity, and measurement invariance in a large sample
OBJECTIVE: The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) is a self-report measure of anxiety and depression. It is recommended for clinical assessment and has been used as the primary outcome in large clinical trials ...
Hearing impairment and incident dementia: Findings from the English longitudinal study of ageing
Objectives: To determine whether hearing loss is associated with incident physician-diagnosed dementia in a representative sample. Design: Retrospective cohort study. Setting: English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Participants: ...
CST in care homes: Results of evaluation
How can low uptake of cognitive stimulation therapy in care homes be increased? Amy Streater and Martin Orrell found a way to achieve a marked improvement.
Dementia prevention: Call to action
This column discusses dementia prevention. There is an urgent need for large, definitive, multicentre, international randomised controlled studies of lifestyle-based interventions to investigate how far risk factor reduction ...
Specialist services in early diagnosis and support for older people with dementia in England: Staff roles and service mix
OBJECTIVES: This study investigated staff roles and tasks in Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT) and memory clinics, which are provided within a framework determined by local Clinical Commissioning Groups. METHODS: A ...
Walking speed, cognitive function, and dementia risk in the English longitudinal study of ageing
OBJECTIVESTo determine the relationships between walking speed, cognitive function, and the interaction between changes in these measures and dementia risk.DESIGNLongitudinal observational study.SETTINGEnglish Longitudinal ...
Reminiscence therapy for dementia
Background: This updated Cochrane Review of reminiscence therapy (RT) for dementia was first published in 1998, and last updated in 2005. RT involves the discussion of memories and past experiences with other people using ...
Patients' and carers' experiences of UK memory services
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to test the validity of an accreditation programme for memory services in the UK by investigating whether different levels of accreditation status (excellent compared with accredited) ...
Translation and adaptation procedures for music therapy outcome instruments
With increasing occurrence of international multicentre studies, there is a need for music therapy outcome measures to become more widely available across countries. For countries where English is not the first language, ...
Factors influencing the person-carer relationship in people with anxiety and dementia
Objective: The relationship between people with dementia and their carers is complex and has a significant impact on the dementia experience. The aim of this current study was to determine (1) which factors are associated ...