José María García-Alberca

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Neuropsychiatric and behavioral symptomatology in Alzheimer disease]
    J M García-Alberca
    Unidad de Memoria y Alzheimer, Instituto Andaluz de Neurociencia y Conducta, Universidad de Malaga, C Alamos 17, Malaga
    Actas Esp Psiquiatr 38:212-22. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The experience of caregiving: the influence of coping strategies on behavioral and psychological symptoms in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    José María García-Alberca
    a Dementia Unit, Instituto Andaluz de Neurociencia y Conducta, Malaga, Spain
    Aging Ment Health 17:615-22. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression are associated with coping strategies in caregivers of Alzheimer's disease patients: results from the MÁLAGA-AD study
    José María García-Alberca
    Memory and Alzheimer s Disease Unit, Instituto Andaluz de Neurociencia y Conducta, Malaga, Spain
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1325-34. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Disengagement coping partially mediates the relationship between caregiver burden and anxiety and depression in caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease. Results from the MÁLAGA-AD study
    José María García-Alberca
    Memory and Alzheimer s Disease Unit, Instituto Andaluz de Neurociencia y Conducta Málaga, Spain
    J Affect Disord 136:848-56. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence and comorbidity of neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer's disease]
    J M García-Alberca
    Unidad de Neurofisiología Cognitiva, Centro de Investigaciones Médico Sanitarias, Universidad de Malaga, Malaga
    Actas Esp Psiquiatr 36:265-70. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Can impairment in memory, language and executive functions predict neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer's disease (AD)? Findings from a cross-sectional study
    José María García-Alberca
    Memory and Alzheimer s Disease Unit, Instituto Andaluz de Neurociencia y Conducta, Alamos, 17, 29012 Malaga, Spain
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:264-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and depression in caregivers are associated with patient and caregiver characteristics in Alzheimer's disease
    José María García-Alberca
    Instituto Andaluz de Neurociencia y Conducta, Malaga, Spain
    Int J Psychiatry Med 41:57-69. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Sleep disturbances in Alzheimer's disease are associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms and antidementia treatment
    José María García-Alberca
    Memory and Alzheimer s Disease Unit, Instituto Andaluz de Neurociencia y Conducta, Malaga, Spain and Cognitive Neurophysiology Unit, Centro de Investigaciones Médico Sanitarias, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:251-7. 2013

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Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint [Neuropsychiatric and behavioral symptomatology in Alzheimer disease]
    J M García-Alberca
    Unidad de Memoria y Alzheimer, Instituto Andaluz de Neurociencia y Conducta, Universidad de Malaga, C Alamos 17, Malaga
    Actas Esp Psiquiatr 38:212-22. 2010
    ..This study describes the pathophysiological mechanisms of BPS in AD and its relationship with cognitive and functional impairment of patient and caregiver's burden and current therapies...
  2. doi request reprint The experience of caregiving: the influence of coping strategies on behavioral and psychological symptoms in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    José María García-Alberca
    a Dementia Unit, Instituto Andaluz de Neurociencia y Conducta, Malaga, Spain
    Aging Ment Health 17:615-22. 2013
    ..Interventions to reduce BPS should focus on which psychological coping strategies caregivers use. Understanding how coping strategies influence BPS may help tailor specific interventions for caregivers. ..
  3. doi request reprint Anxiety and depression are associated with coping strategies in caregivers of Alzheimer's disease patients: results from the MÁLAGA-AD study
    José María García-Alberca
    Memory and Alzheimer s Disease Unit, Instituto Andaluz de Neurociencia y Conducta, Malaga, Spain
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1325-34. 2012
    ..We conducted this study with a view to obtaining new data regarding the association of coping strategies and psychological distress in AD caregivers...
  4. doi request reprint Disengagement coping partially mediates the relationship between caregiver burden and anxiety and depression in caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease. Results from the MÁLAGA-AD study
    José María García-Alberca
    Memory and Alzheimer s Disease Unit, Instituto Andaluz de Neurociencia y Conducta Málaga, Spain
    J Affect Disord 136:848-56. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that caregivers with clinically significant anxiety and depression were more likely to use disengagement coping strategies that non-anxious and non-depressed caregivers...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence and comorbidity of neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer's disease]
    J M García-Alberca
    Unidad de Neurofisiología Cognitiva, Centro de Investigaciones Médico Sanitarias, Universidad de Malaga, Malaga
    Actas Esp Psiquiatr 36:265-70. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to describe the frequency and severity of behavioral and psychological symptoms (BPS) in a group of 125 patients diagnosed of Alzheimer's disease (AD) (DSM-IV-TR and NINCDSADRDA criteria)...
  6. doi request reprint Can impairment in memory, language and executive functions predict neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer's disease (AD)? Findings from a cross-sectional study
    José María García-Alberca
    Memory and Alzheimer s Disease Unit, Instituto Andaluz de Neurociencia y Conducta, Alamos, 17, 29012 Malaga, Spain
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:264-9. 2011
    ..001, multivariate regression models). These findings suggest that the evaluation of cognitive domains may have a predictive value for the occurrence of BPSD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and depression in caregivers are associated with patient and caregiver characteristics in Alzheimer's disease
    José María García-Alberca
    Instituto Andaluz de Neurociencia y Conducta, Malaga, Spain
    Int J Psychiatry Med 41:57-69. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to know the prevalence of anxiety and depression in caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and assess the association of caregiver burden (CB) with characteristics of both patients and caregivers...
  8. doi request reprint Sleep disturbances in Alzheimer's disease are associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms and antidementia treatment
    José María García-Alberca
    Memory and Alzheimer s Disease Unit, Instituto Andaluz de Neurociencia y Conducta, Malaga, Spain and Cognitive Neurophysiology Unit, Centro de Investigaciones Médico Sanitarias, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:251-7. 2013
    ..430; p < 0.01). The patients treated with memantine presented lower mean SDs scores (t = 2.76; p < 0.001). These results highlight the need for a standardized and validated approach to the assessment of SDs in AD...