American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
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#1Moyra E. Mortby (UNSW: University of New South Wales)H-Index: 14
#2Lawrence AdlerH-Index: 12
Last. Gad A. Marshall (Brigham and Women's Hospital)H-Index: 41
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Abstract null null Apathy is one of the most prevalent, stable and persistent neuropsychiatric symptom across the neurocognitive disorders spectrum. Recent advances in understanding of phenomenology, neurobiology and intervention trials highlight apathy as an important target for clinical intervention. We conducted a comprehensive review and critical evaluation of recent advances to determine the evidence-based suggestions for future trial designs. This review focused on 4 key areas: 1) pre-deme...
#1Liat Ayalon (BIU: Bar-Ilan University)H-Index: 31
#2Norah Keating (U of A: University of Alberta)H-Index: 30
Last. Kiran Rabheru (U of O: University of Ottawa)H-Index: 6
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Abstract null null Climate change threatens the basic prerequisites for wellbeing, including clean air and water, food supply and the adequacy and security of shelter. Climate change is a powerful and ongoing presence in the lives of older persons, both creating and exacerbating vulnerabilities. The absence of a legally binding international instrument specifically protecting the human rights of older persons and minimal references to older persons in key international climate instruments attest...
#1Adam Simning (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 14
#2Jessica Orth (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 3
Last. Yeates Conwell (UR: University of Rochester)H-Index: 89
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Abstract null null Objectives null To examine how mental illness (MI) and Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD) were associated with whether skilled nursing facility (SNF) residents returned to and remained in the community and if receipt of home health services was associated with post-SNF home time null null null . Design null Retrospective cohort study based on secondary data analyses null null null . Setting null New York State Medicare beneficiaries who were admitted to an SNF in...
#1Carlos Vara-García (URJC: King Juan Carlos University)H-Index: 5
#2Brent T. Mausbach (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 60
Last. Igor Grant (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 130
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Abstract null null Objective null Caring for a relative with dementia is considered a chronically stressful role associated with negative consequences for psychological health such as higher levels of depression. However, the subjective experience of depressive symptomatology is complex as it relates to two unique domains: positive affect (PA) and negative affect (NA). The objective of this study was to analyze, through a longitudinal design, the associations of caregivers’ cognitive (avoidance ...
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#1Simon Gilbody (Hull York Medical School)H-Index: 80
#2Sally Brabyn (Ebor: University of York)H-Index: 13
Last. Kate Bosanquet (Ebor: University of York)H-Index: 7
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BACKGROUND Treatment of established depression is the dominant approach to care of older adults, but prevention holds much promise. Self-help interventions are a feasible preventive approach, since they are scalable and low cost. There are few trials in this area. Behavioral Activation (BA) is a credible candidate psychological approach, which has been shown to work in therapist led care but not been trialled in a self-help form. AIM To test the effectiveness of an unguided self-help interventio...
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#1Niraj K. Asthana (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)
#2Eamonn Mehaffey (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)
Last. Daniel D. Sewell (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 16
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ABSTRACT The COVID-19 pandemic may profoundly harm the mental health and emotional well- being of many older adults null Public health interventions to minimize the spread of the virus have had the unintended consequences of worsening social isolation, financial stress, and unemployment null Results of early research efforts assessing the impact of these interventions on the mental health of older adults have been mixed null Available findings suggest that a subset of community-dwelling older ad...
#1Alvin Oommen (SUNY Downstate Medical Center)H-Index: 1
#2Joel Thomas (SUNY Downstate Medical Center)
Last. Igal Brietman (SUNY: State University of New York System)
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Abstract null null Objectives null To determine whether altered mental status (AMS) as a presenting symptom in older adults with COVID-19 is independently associated with adverse outcomes. null null null Methods null A retrospective single center observational study of admitted patients (n= 421) age ≥ 60 and a positive COVID-19 test. Outcomes included mortality, intubation, acute respiratory distress syndrome, acute kidney injury, and acute cardiac injury. Multivariate regression analysis was us...
#1Silvia Sara Canetto (CSU: Colorado State University)H-Index: 31
#2John L. McIntosh (IU: Indiana University)H-Index: 24
ABSTRACT null null Objective null To examine Oregon's Death-with-Dignity-Act (DWDA) death and suicide patterns among women age 65 and older, relative to patterns among same-age men, as a way to assess DWDA's impact on older adult women, a group considered vulnerable. null null null Design null Oregon's 1998–2018 DWDA- and suicide-mortality rates and confidence intervals were calculated. null null null Results null Between 1998 and 2018 women age 65 and older represented 46% of DWDA deaths and 16...
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#1Jennifer Mary Gibney (Nepean Hospital)H-Index: 3
#2Vasi Naganathan (Concord Hospital)H-Index: 39
Last. Mathew Albert Wei Ting Lim (Royal Melbourne Hospital)
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Abstract null null Although the highest attainable standard of health is a fundamental human right, oral health is often not considered an important component of overall health. Older people experience poorer quality of life due to discomfort and uncleanliness of their mouth and there continue to be barriers within health systems that contribute to this poor oral health. This paper advocates for oral health to be considered part of the basic human right to good health care and discusses how stak...
#1Myra Hamilton (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 11
#2Carmelle Peisah (UNSW: University of New South Wales)H-Index: 21
Last. Carlos Augusto de Mendonça Lima (World Psychiatric Association)H-Index: 2
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Abstract null null There is increasing emphasis in research and at the level of international human rights bodies such as the United Nations on the gendered contours of age-based disadvantage and discrimination, and the cumulative effects of gender inequalities over the life-course on outcomes in later life. However, to date, the role of mental health in shaping the age/gender nexus in the realisation of human right shas received little attention. In response, this paper aims to (i) elucidate th...
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