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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 ...
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 ...
Psychological treatments for depression and anxiety in dementia and mild cognitive impairment: Systematic review and meta-analysis
BACKGROUND: Anxiety and depression are common in people with dementia and mild cognitive impairment (MCI), but there is uncertainty about the effectiveness of both pharmacological and psychological therapies.
Measuring psychological outcomes after cognitive behaviour therapy in primary care: A comparison between a new patient-generated measure "PSYCHLOPS" (Psychological Outcome Profiles) and "HADS" (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale)
Background: Patient-centred outcome measures are rarely used in primary care mental health settings. Aim: To determine reliability and change sensitivity for a new patient-generated measure, "PSYCHLOPS" (Psychological ...
Limited validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) in dementia: Evidence from a confirmatory factor analysis
Objectives: The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) is a well-validated, self-report measure of both anxiety and depression. It is frequently used with people with dementia. However, its structural validity has ...
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 ...