Linda Clare

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The impact of dementia on self and identity: a systematic review
    Lisa S Caddell
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:113-26. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Awareness in people with severe dementia: review and integration
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Aging Ment Health 14:20-32. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Goal-oriented cognitive rehabilitation for people with early-stage Alzheimer disease: a single-blind randomized controlled trial of clinical efficacy
    Linda Clare
    Bangor University, United Kingdom
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:928-39. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Self-concept in early stage dementia: profile, course, correlates, predictors and implications for quality of life
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:494-503. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Memory awareness profiles differentiate mild cognitive impairment from early-stage dementia: evidence from assessments of performance monitoring and evaluative judgement
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 35:266-79. 2013
  6. pmc Goal-oriented cognitive rehabilitation in early-stage dementia: study protocol for a multi-centre single-blind randomised controlled trial (GREAT)
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Trials 14:152. 2013
  7. doi request reprint AwareCare: a pilot randomized controlled trial of an awareness-based staff training intervention to improve quality of life for residents with severe dementia in long-term care settings
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:128-39. 2013
  8. doi request reprint 'She might have what I have got': the potential utility of vignettes as an indirect measure of awareness in early-stage dementia
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Aging Ment Health 16:566-75. 2012
  9. pmc The AgeWell study of behavior change to promote health and wellbeing in later life: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2AS, UK
    Trials 13:115. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Marital relationship quality in early-stage dementia: perspectives from people with dementia and their spouses
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, United Kingdom
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 26:148-58. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint The impact of dementia on self and identity: a systematic review
    Lisa S Caddell
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:113-26. 2010
    ..Further research is required to clarify existing evidence and to address outstanding questions regarding self and identity in dementia...
  2. doi request reprint Awareness in people with severe dementia: review and integration
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Aging Ment Health 14:20-32. 2010
    ..Consequently, relatively little is known about awareness in people with severe dementia, and there is no clear conceptual framework to indicate how this should be understood or investigated...
  3. doi request reprint Goal-oriented cognitive rehabilitation for people with early-stage Alzheimer disease: a single-blind randomized controlled trial of clinical efficacy
    Linda Clare
    Bangor University, United Kingdom
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:928-39. 2010
    ..To provide evidence regarding the clinical efficacy of cognitive rehabilitation (CR) in early-stage Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  4. doi request reprint Self-concept in early stage dementia: profile, course, correlates, predictors and implications for quality of life
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:494-503. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Memory awareness profiles differentiate mild cognitive impairment from early-stage dementia: evidence from assessments of performance monitoring and evaluative judgement
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 35:266-79. 2013
    ..Examination of memory awareness among groups with differing degrees of impairment provides a test of this proposition...
  6. pmc Goal-oriented cognitive rehabilitation in early-stage dementia: study protocol for a multi-centre single-blind randomised controlled trial (GREAT)
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Trials 14:152. 2013
    ..This study aims to establish whether CR is a clinically effective and cost-effective intervention for people with early-stage dementia and their carers...
  7. doi request reprint AwareCare: a pilot randomized controlled trial of an awareness-based staff training intervention to improve quality of life for residents with severe dementia in long-term care settings
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:128-39. 2013
    ..We aimed to establish whether training care staff to observe and identify signs of awareness in residents with severe dementia resulted in improved quality of life for residents...
  8. doi request reprint 'She might have what I have got': the potential utility of vignettes as an indirect measure of awareness in early-stage dementia
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Aging Ment Health 16:566-75. 2012
    ..We examined the utility of an indirect, vignette-based method of eliciting awareness...
  9. pmc The AgeWell study of behavior change to promote health and wellbeing in later life: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2AS, UK
    Trials 13:115. 2012
    ..Lifestyle factors playing a role in the development of late-life disability may be modifiable. There is a need for robust evidence about the potential for prevention of disability through behavior change interventions...
  10. doi request reprint Marital relationship quality in early-stage dementia: perspectives from people with dementia and their spouses
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, United Kingdom
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 26:148-58. 2012
    ..It is important to consider RQ when considering how to support couples where one partner has early-stage dementia...
  11. doi request reprint Longitudinal trajectories of awareness in early-stage dementia
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, United Kingdom
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 26:140-7. 2012
    ..Carer mood and stress levels also remained stable. At least in the earlier stages of dementia, it should not be assumed that awareness will inevitably decrease as dementia progresses...
  12. doi request reprint AwareCare: development and validation of an observational measure of awareness in people with severe dementia
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, UK
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 22:113-33. 2012
    ..Understanding the nature of awareness in this group is an important element in ensuring appropriate levels of interaction and stimulation, and hence enhancing quality of care...
  13. pmc Study protocol for the recreational stimulation for elders as a vehicle to resolve delirium superimposed on dementia (Reserve For DSD) trial
    Ann M Kolanowski
    School of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
    Trials 12:119. 2011
    ..Our primary aim in this trial is to test the efficacy of Recreational Stimulation for Elders as a Vehicle to resolve DSD (RESERVE- DSD)...
  14. pmc The PACE study: a randomised clinical trial of cognitive activity (CA) for older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
    Mandy R Vidovich
    Western Australia Centre for Health and Ageing, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Trials 10:114. 2009
    ..The Promoting Healthy Ageing with Cognitive Exercise (PACE) study has been designed to determine whether a cognitive activity intervention decreases the rate of cognitive decline amongst older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)...
  15. ncbi request reprint The experience of living with dementia in residential care: an interpretative phenomenological analysis
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Gwynedd, United Kingdom
    Gerontologist 48:711-20. 2008
    ..In the present study we aimed to explore the subjective experience of life with dementia in residential care from the perspective of the person with dementia, and to understand the psychological impact of being in this situation...
  16. doi request reprint Appraisal of memory functioning and memory performance in healthy ageing and early-stage Alzheimer's disease
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 17:462-91. 2010
    ..To compare memory evaluations in healthy older people and people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and present standardised individual and dyadic methods for classifying degree of memory awareness in the participants with dementia...
  17. doi request reprint Errorless learning in the rehabilitation of memory impairment: a critical review
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Neuropsychol Rev 18:1-23. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint 'I don't do like I used to do': a grounded theory approach to conceptualising awareness in people with moderate to severe dementia living in long-term care
    Linda Clare
    Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Soc Sci Med 66:2366-77. 2008
    ..Understanding more about the capacity for retained awareness and the specific ways in which awareness can be compromised may assist care staff in responding effectively to residents' needs...
  19. doi request reprint Awareness in Alzheimer's disease and associated dementias: theoretical framework and clinical implications
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Gwynedd, UK
    Aging Ment Health 15:936-44. 2011
    ..The construction of awareness has been extensively studied in dementia, but a lack of conceptual and methodological clarity in this area means that few clear findings have emerged...
  20. doi request reprint The influence of psychological, social and contextual factors on the expression and measurement of awareness in early-stage dementia: testing a biopsychosocial model
    Linda Clare
    Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:167-77. 2012
    ..Insufficient attention has been paid to the influence of psychological and social factors on discrepancy-based measures of awareness...
  21. doi request reprint Goal-oriented cognitive rehabilitation for an individual with Mild Cognitive Impairment: behavioural and neuroimaging outcomes
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Neurocase 15:318-31. 2009
    ..Both client-centred measures and fMRI may assist in detecting clinically-meaningful changes resulting from cognitive rehabilitation interventions...
  22. pmc Development of an awareness-based intervention to enhance quality of life in severe dementia: trial platform
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Trials 11:73. 2010
    ..This trial platform study aims to assist care staff in perceiving and responding to subtle signs of awareness and thus enhance their practice...
  23. ncbi request reprint Awareness in dementia: A review of assessment methods and measures
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, UK
    Aging Ment Health 9:394-413. 2005
    ..Strengths and limitations of methods in each category were identified. Reasons for the inconclusive findings from research using the methods described here were considered, and suggestions for future directions were made...
  24. ncbi request reprint Awareness in early-stage Alzheimer's disease: a review of methods and evidence
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor, Gwynedd LL77 2AS, Wales, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 43:177-96. 2004
    ..2) To consider the evidence regarding factors associated with level of awareness. (3) To highlight the implications for assessment and intervention...
  25. ncbi request reprint The construction of awareness in early-stage Alzheimer's disease: a review of concepts and models
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor, Gwynedd LL77 2AS, Wales, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 43:155-75. 2004
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  26. ncbi request reprint Illness representations in early-stage dementia: a preliminary investigation
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:761-7. 2006
    ..The present study explored the feasibility of applying this concept with people with early-stage dementia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Awareness in dementia: a subject for scrutiny
    Linda Clare
    School of Psychology, University of Wales Bangor, UK
    Aging Ment Health 9:384-5. 2005
  28. doi request reprint Verbal fluency and awareness of functional deficits in early-stage dementia
    Anthony Martyr
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Clin Neuropsychol 26:501-19. 2012
    ..People with early-stage dementia vary in their subjective level of awareness of their iADL functioning, and difficulties with language production may contribute to better awareness of iADL impairments...
  29. doi request reprint Dissociation between implicit and explicit manifestations of awareness in early stage dementia: evidence from the emotional Stroop effect for dementia-related words
    Anthony Martyr
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:92-9. 2011
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  30. doi request reprint Awareness of social and emotional functioning in people with early-stage dementia and implications for carers
    Sharon M Nelis
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Gwynedd, UK
    Aging Ment Health 15:961-9. 2011
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  31. doi request reprint Cognitive rehabilitation changes memory-related brain activity in people with Alzheimer disease
    Jorien van Paasschen
    Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 27:448-59. 2013
    ..However, it is unclear how a cognition-focused intervention operates on a neural level...
  32. ncbi request reprint Quality of life, health status and caregiver burden in Parkinson's disease: relationship to executive functioning
    Aleksandra Kudlicka
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 29:68-76. 2014
    ..The present study evaluated how EF contributes to QoL and health status for the PwPD and caregiver burden...
  33. doi request reprint What predicts whether caregivers of people with dementia find meaning in their role?
    Catherine Quinn
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:1195-202. 2012
    ..However, there has been little exploration of the factors linked to caregivers identifying positive aspects of providing care. The aim of the current study was to explore the predictors of finding meaning in caregiving...
  34. doi request reprint Awareness of executive deficits in people with Parkinson's disease
    Aleksandra Kudlicka
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:559-70. 2013
    ..People with PD who have executive deficits may lack the ability to recognize their limitations while performing specific tasks, which may have implications for their functional abilities...
  35. ncbi request reprint Dissociation between implicit and explicit manifestations of awareness in early stage dementia: evidence from the emotional Stroop effect for dementia-related words
    Anthony Martyr
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:92-9. 2011
    ....
  36. doi request reprint How does identity relate to cognition and functional abilities in early-stage dementia?
    Lisa S Caddell
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 20:1-21. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the relationships between identity and cognitive and functional abilities in people with early-stage dementia...
  37. doi request reprint Attachment representations in people with dementia and their carers: implications for well-being within the dyad
    Sharon M Nelis
    Research in Ageing and Cognitive Health, School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Aging Ment Health 16:845-54. 2012
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  38. doi request reprint Pattern of executive impairment in mild to moderate Parkinson's disease
    Aleksandra Kudlicka
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 36:50-66. 2013
    ..The exact pattern of impairment in executive functions (EF) among people with Parkinson's disease (PD) is still debated. Using a data-driven approach we investigated which areas of EF are particularly problematic in mild to moderate PD...
  39. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of quality of life in early-stage dementia: individual variations and predictors of change
    Linda Clare
    Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 29:616-23. 2014
    ..Little evidence is available about how quality of life (QoL) changes as dementia progresses...
  40. pmc What contributes to a good quality of life in early dementia? awareness and the QoL-AD: a cross-sectional study
    Robert T Woods
    DSDC Wales, Bangor University, Ardudwy, Holyhead Road, Bangor, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 12:94. 2014
    ..A strong negative association between QoL and awareness of deficits would have implications for the validity of self-report in this context and for therapeutic interventions aiming to increase adjustment and coping...
  41. doi request reprint Identity, mood, and quality of life in people with early-stage dementia
    Lisa S Caddell
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Adeilad Brigantia, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1306-15. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to explore the relationship of identity with mood and quality of life (QoL) in the people in the early stages of dementia...
  42. doi request reprint The experience of providing care in the early stages of dementia: an interpretative phenomenological analysis
    Catherine Quinn
    Bangor University, School of Psychology, Gwynedd, UK
    Aging Ment Health 12:769-78. 2008
    ..This study explores the subjective, psychological experience of spouses or partners of people with early-stage dementia...
  43. doi request reprint Can we change brain functioning with cognition-focused interventions in Alzheimer's disease? The role of functional neuroimaging
    Jorien van Paasschen
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, UK
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 27:473-91. 2009
    ..Associative memory function is affected in the early stages of AD and also deteriorates disproportionately in comparison to other types of memory in healthy ageing...
  44. doi request reprint The impact of relationships, motivations, and meanings on dementia caregiving outcomes
    Catherine Quinn
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1816-26. 2012
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  45. doi request reprint Executive function and activities of daily living in Alzheimer's disease: a correlational meta-analysis
    Anthony Martyr
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 33:189-203. 2012
    ..The assessment of executive function (EF) and activities of daily living (ADL) are important elements in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease...
  46. doi request reprint Awareness of memory functioning, autobiographical memory and identity in early-stage dementia
    Emma Naylor
    University of Wales Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales, UK
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 18:590-606. 2008
    ..Reduced awareness may serve a protective function against the threats to self posed by the onset and progression of dementia...
  47. ncbi request reprint Studying the self in people with dementia: how might we proceed?
    Lisa S Caddell
    Bangor University, UK
    Dementia (London) 12:192-209. 2013
    ..This paper attempts to integrate current research using an existing systematic and comprehensive framework of the self, and outlines the advantages and limitations of using such a framework as the basis for future studies...
  48. doi request reprint The impact of the quality of relationship on the experiences and wellbeing of caregivers of people with dementia: a systematic review
    Catherine Quinn
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Gwynedd, LL572AS, UK
    Aging Ment Health 13:143-54. 2009
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  49. doi request reprint The impact of motivations and meanings on the wellbeing of caregivers of people with dementia: a systematic review
    Catherine Quinn
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:43-55. 2010
    ..The aim of this review is to explore the potential impact of both meaning and motivation on the wellbeing of caregivers of people with dementia. The review also explores individual differences in motivations to provide care...
  50. doi request reprint Nonpharmacological enhancement of cognitive function in Parkinson's disease: a systematic review
    John V Hindle
    School of Medical Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom
    Mov Disord 28:1034-49. 2013
    ..There is an urgent need for rigorous RCTs of nonpharmacological treatments for cognitive impairment and dementia in PD...
  51. doi request reprint 'It's in the eyes': how family members and care staff understand awareness in people with severe dementia
    Catherine Quinn
    a School of Psychology, Bangor University, Gwynedd, UK
    Aging Ment Health 18:260-8. 2014
    ..In this study, we explored how family members and care staff understand awareness in people with severe dementia and what this awareness means to them...
  52. doi request reprint Meta-representational awareness in mild cognitive impairment: an interpretative phenomenological analysis
    Judith L Roberts
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    Aging Ment Health 17:300-9. 2013
    ..The themes elicited from participant accounts indicate that the symptoms of MCI are perceived as a threat to psychological well-being which results in context-specific appraisal of the symptoms of MCI...
  53. doi request reprint Executive functions in Parkinson's disease: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Aleksandra Kudlicka
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom
    Mov Disord 26:2305-15. 2011
    ..The findings support the view that EF impairments are evident in PD. However, the clinical significance of the cognitive abnormalities reported has yet to be clarified...
  54. doi request reprint Rationale for combined exercise and cognition-focused interventions to improve functional independence in people with dementia
    Jeanette M Thom
    School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, UK j thom bangor ac uk
    Gerontology 57:265-75. 2011
    ..Provision of combined interventions might enhance the improvements in functional independence in people with dementia over and above the interventions being used separately...
  55. ncbi request reprint Learning face-name associations in early-stage dementia: comparing the effects of errorless learning and effortful processing
    Josephine Dunn
    West London Mental Health Trust, London, UK niversity of Wales, Bangor, UK
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 17:735-54. 2007
    ..Effort enhancement may be more important, especially when learning novel associations...
  56. ncbi request reprint Measuring awareness in people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease: development of the Memory Awareness Rating Scale--adjusted
    Rachel M Hardy
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 16:178-93. 2006
    ..The extension of the original measure offers the opportunity to consider awareness throughout the course of the disease and provides a basis for longitudinal investigations of awareness...
  57. doi request reprint Negotiating the balance: the triadic relationship between spousal caregivers, people with dementia and Admiral Nurses
    Catherine Quinn
    Bangor University, UK
    Dementia (London) 12:588-605. 2013
    ..This should help health care professionals to improve the quality of the support they provide to caregivers and care-recipients. ..
  58. doi request reprint Interventions supporting self and identity in people with dementia: A systematic review
    Lisa S Caddell
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Gwynedd, UK
    Aging Ment Health 15:797-810. 2011
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  59. pmc Self-management in early-stage dementia: a pilot randomised controlled trial of the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a self-management group intervention (the SMART study)
    Catherine Quinn
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
    Trials 15:74. 2014
    ..However, there is only preliminary evidence that people with early-stage dementia can benefit from such interventions...
  60. doi request reprint Cognitive reserve in Parkinson's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    John V Hindle
    School of Medical Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom Department of Care of the Elderly, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Llandudno Hospital, Conwy, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 20:1-7. 2014
    ..It is not clear whether this concept applies to cognitive performance, cognitive decline and dementia in Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Awareness in early-stage Alzheimer's disease: relationship to outcome of cognitive rehabilitation
    Linda Clare
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:215-26. 2004
    ..Awareness of difficulties may serve as a useful predictor of the likely effectiveness of CR, andthis may assist clinicians in selecting appropriate interventions for individuals with early-stage AD...
  62. ncbi request reprint Awareness in dementia: a review of clinical correlates
    Pauline Aalten
    University of Maastricht, Netherlands
    Aging Ment Health 9:414-22. 2005
    ..Factors that may be of influence on the inconclusive data are discussed, as are future directions of research...
  63. ncbi request reprint Relearning face-name associations in early Alzheimer's disease
    Linda Clare
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, England
    Neuropsychology 16:538-47. 2002
    ..Results did not differ according to medication status, and the intervention had no adverse effects on self-reported well-being, but participants who were more aware of their memory difficulties achieved better outcomes...
  64. ncbi request reprint Awareness in dementia: conceptual issues
    Ivana S Markova
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Hull, UK
    Aging Ment Health 9:386-93. 2005
    ..Clarification of conceptual problems is essential for future work in this area in order that empirical studies can provide meaningful answers concerning the therapeutic and predictive validity of different aspects of awareness...
  65. ncbi request reprint Depression and anxiety in memory clinic attenders and their carers: implications for evaluating the effectiveness of cognitive rehabilitation interventions
    Linda Clare
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:962-7. 2002
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Illness representations and lived experience in early-stage dementia
    Guy Harman
    Mental Health Services for Older People, Woodland Centre, Hillingdon PCT, Hillingdon Hospital, Middlesex, United Kingdom
    Qual Health Res 16:484-502. 2006
    ..Participants faced a number of personal and interpersonal dilemmas. The authors present a preliminary model of the way in which illness representations contribute to the lived experience of early-stage dementia...
  67. ncbi request reprint Awareness typologies, long-term emotional adjustment and psychosocial outcomes following acquired brain injury
    Tamara Ownsworth
    Division of Occupational Therapy, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 17:129-50. 2007
    ..The findings confirm that there are different awareness typologies and highlight the need to tailor interventions according to the nature of awareness deficits...
  68. ncbi request reprint An integrated biopsychosocial approach to understanding awareness deficits in Alzheimer's disease and brain injury
    Tamara Ownsworth
    Division of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 16:415-38. 2006
    ..Building on these developments, we present a framework designed to assist clinicians to identify the specific factors contributing to an individual's presentation of unawareness, and illustrate its application with a case example...
  69. ncbi request reprint Managing threats to self: awareness in early stage Alzheimer's disease
    Linda Clare
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:1017-29. 2003
    ..A preliminary model of the construction of awareness in early stage Alzheimer's is presented that acknowledges biological mechanisms but places the main emphasis on psychosocial factors and self-concept...
  70. ncbi request reprint Selective naming (and comprehension) deficits in Alzheimer's disease?
    Jackie Masterson
    Psychology and Human Development, Institute of Education, University of London, UK
    Cortex 43:921-34. 2007
    ..Finally, we discuss the findings in relation to comparable investigations in patients with semantic dementia...
  71. ncbi request reprint Improving website accessibility for people with early-stage dementia: a preliminary investigation
    E D Freeman
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 9:442-8. 2005
    ..The results also suggested the importance of reducing cognitive load through limiting the number of choices required at any one time, the very opposite of the ethos of much website design...
  72. ncbi request reprint Are faces special in Alzheimer's disease? Cognitive conceptualisation, neural correlates, and diagnostic relevance of impaired memory for faces and names
    Katja Werheid
    Department of Psychology, Humboldt University at Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Cortex 43:898-906. 2007
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  73. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of cognitive deficits in adults with a diagnosis of schizophrenia
    Mario Fioravanti
    Department of Psychiatric Science and Psychol Med, University of Rome La Sapienza, P le A Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Neuropsychol Rev 15:73-95. 2005
    ..Sources of heterogeneity were analyzed and a need to ensure more appropriate composition of patient and control groups and to adopt a more refined and methodologically correct, hypothesis-driven approach was identified...
  74. ncbi request reprint Alzheimer's patients engage an alternative network during a memory task
    Jérémie Pariente
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, London, United Kingdom
    Ann Neurol 58:870-9. 2005
    ..We discuss whether hyperactivation of a frontoparietal network reflects compensatory strategies for failing associative memory in AD patients...
  75. ncbi request reprint The association between awareness deficits and rehabilitation outcome following acquired brain injury
    Tamara Ownsworth
    School of Psychology, Griffith University, Mt Gravatt Campus, Nathan 4111, Australia
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:783-95. 2006
    ..Clinical recommendations are made regarding the circumstances in which it might be optimal to target the development of awareness in the context of rehabilitation...
  76. ncbi request reprint Is action naming better preserved (than object naming) in Alzheimer's disease and why should we ask?
    Judit Druks
    University College, and Whittington Hospital, London, UK
    Brain Lang 98:332-40. 2006
    ..The results overall suggest that the patients' performance is an exaggeration of the pattern present in the comparison participants...
  77. ncbi request reprint Psychological processes underlying delusional thinking in late-onset psychosis: a preliminary investigation
    Yvonne McCulloch
    University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:768-77. 2006
    ..The present study investigated general psychological well-being and evidence for defensive emotional processes among people with late-onset psychosis...