Claudia Cooper

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Indicators of elder abuse: a crossnational comparison of psychiatric morbidity and other determinants in the Ad-HOC study
    Claudia Cooper
    Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Archway Campus, Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:489-97. 2006
  2. ncbi What is elder abuse--who decides?
    Amber Selwood
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1009-12. 2007
  3. ncbi A systematic review of intervention studies about anxiety in caregivers of people with dementia
    Claudia Cooper
    University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:181-8. 2007
  4. pmc Abuse of people with dementia by family carers: representative cross sectional survey
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, W1W 7EJ
    BMJ 338:b155. 2009
  5. doi Coping strategies, anxiety and depression in caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:929-36. 2008
  6. doi The prevalence of elder abuse and neglect: a systematic review
    Claudia Cooper
    University College London, Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, UK
    Age Ageing 37:151-60. 2008
  7. ncbi Acute mental health care for older people by crisis resolution teams in England
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences Hampstead Campus, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:263-5. 2007
  8. ncbi Screening for elder abuse in dementia in the LASER-AD study: prevalence, correlates and validation of instruments
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Archway Campus, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:283-8. 2008
  9. doi Systematic review of the effectiveness of pharmacologic interventions to improve quality of life and well-being in people with dementia
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:173-83. 2013
  10. doi The meaning of reporting forgetfulness: a cross-sectional study of adults in the English 2007 Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL, London, UK
    Age Ageing 40:711-7. 2011

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Publications52

  1. ncbi Indicators of elder abuse: a crossnational comparison of psychiatric morbidity and other determinants in the Ad-HOC study
    Claudia Cooper
    Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Archway Campus, Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:489-97. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine crossnationally the prevalence of indicators of elder abuse and their relationship to putative risk factors, particularly depression, dementia, and lack of service provision...
  2. ncbi What is elder abuse--who decides?
    Amber Selwood
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1009-12. 2007
    ..To test the hypothesis that family and professional caregivers have different views about what constitutes elder abuse...
  3. ncbi A systematic review of intervention studies about anxiety in caregivers of people with dementia
    Claudia Cooper
    University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:181-8. 2007
    ..There is considerable literature on managing depression, burden and psychological morbidity in caregivers of people with dementia (CG). Anxiety has been a relatively neglected outcome measure but may require specific interventions...
  4. pmc Abuse of people with dementia by family carers: representative cross sectional survey
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, W1W 7EJ
    BMJ 338:b155. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of abusive behaviours by family carers of people with dementia...
  5. doi Coping strategies, anxiety and depression in caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:929-36. 2008
    ..Findings have been inconsistent and little attention has been paid to anxiety in caregivers. We explored the hypothesis that the relationship between caregiver burden and anxiety and depression is mediated by coping style...
  6. doi The prevalence of elder abuse and neglect: a systematic review
    Claudia Cooper
    University College London, Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, UK
    Age Ageing 37:151-60. 2008
    ..to perform a systematic review of studies measuring the prevalence of elder abuse or neglect, either reported by older people themselves, or family and professional caregivers or investigated using objective measures...
  7. ncbi Acute mental health care for older people by crisis resolution teams in England
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences Hampstead Campus, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:263-5. 2007
  8. ncbi Screening for elder abuse in dementia in the LASER-AD study: prevalence, correlates and validation of instruments
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Archway Campus, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:283-8. 2008
    ....
  9. doi Systematic review of the effectiveness of pharmacologic interventions to improve quality of life and well-being in people with dementia
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, United Kingdom
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:173-83. 2013
    ..To review systematically, for the first time, the effectiveness of all pharmacologic interventions to improve quality of life and well-being in people with dementia...
  10. doi The meaning of reporting forgetfulness: a cross-sectional study of adults in the English 2007 Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL, London, UK
    Age Ageing 40:711-7. 2011
    ..Age is the strongest risk factor for dementia and SMI may be a precursor of objective cognitive impairment. We therefore hypothesised that SMI prevalence would rise with age in a non-demented population...
  11. ncbi Family carers' distress and abusive behaviour: longitudinal study
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL, 67 73 Riding House Street, 2nd Floor, Charles Bell House, London W1W7EJ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 196:480-5. 2010
    ..A third of family carers of people with dementia report abusive behaviour towards the person for whom they are caring. This is the first longitudinal study to investigate such behaviour...
  12. doi The treatment of Common Mental Disorders across age groups: results from the 2007 Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    Claudia Cooper
    UCL Department of Mental Health Sciences Bloomsbury Campus, 2nd Floor, Charles Bell House, London, UK
    J Affect Disord 127:96-101. 2010
    ..We investigated for the first time in a national survey whether older people were less likely than younger adults with the same symptom severity to receive treatment for Common Mental Disorders (CMD)...
  13. doi Systematic review of the effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions to improve quality of life of people with dementia
    Claudia Cooper
    University College London, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:856-70. 2012
    ..People with dementia report lower quality of life, but we know little about what interventions might improve it...
  14. pmc Increased prevalence of insomnia and changes in hypnotics use in England over 15 years: analysis of the 1993, 2000, and 2007 National Psychiatric Morbidity Surveys
    Maria Calem
    King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Sleep 35:377-84. 2012
    ..To investigate changes over 15 years in the prevalence of insomnia and its association with demographic characteristics and hypnotic medication use...
  15. ncbi Coping strategies and anxiety in caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease: the LASER-AD study
    Claudia Cooper
    Old Age Psychiatry, University College London, UK
    J Affect Disord 90:15-20. 2006
    ..Caregivers of people with dementia (CGPD) frequently have anxiety symptoms but little is known about the relationship of anxiety with coping strategies...
  16. doi Prediction of survival in Alzheimer's disease--the LASER-AD longitudinal study
    Matt Paradise
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:739-47. 2009
    ..Our objective was to identify determinants of survival in a cohort of people with mild to moderate AD and test these on a separate validation cohort...
  17. doi What would help me stop abusing? The family carer's perspective
    Amber Selwood
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, U K
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:309-13. 2009
    ..Family carers who act abusively have not previously been consulted about what may help to reduce abuse...
  18. ncbi The sensitivity and specificity of the Modified Conflict Tactics Scale for detecting clinically significant elder abuse
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:774-8. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the sensitivity and specificity of the revised Modified Conflict Tactics Scale (MCTS) for detecting clinically significant abuse...
  19. pmc Clinical effectiveness of a manual based coping strategy programme (START, STrAtegies for RelaTives) in promoting the mental health of carers of family members with dementia: pragmatic randomised controlled trial
    Gill Livingston
    Mental Health Science, University College London, London W1W 7EJ, UK
    BMJ 347:f6276. 2013
    ..To assess whether a manual based coping strategy compared with treatment as usual reduces depression and anxiety symptoms in carers of family members with dementia...
  20. doi Childhood sexual abuse and psychosis: data from a cross-sectional national psychiatric survey in England
    Paul Bebbington
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Holborn Union Building, Archway Campus, Whittington Hospital, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 199:29-37. 2011
    ..A number of studies in a range of samples attest a link between childhood sexual abuse and psychosis...
  21. pmc Making decisions for people with dementia who lack capacity: qualitative study of family carers in UK
    Gill Livingston
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London W1W 7EJ
    BMJ 341:c4184. 2010
    ..To identify common difficult decisions made by family carers on behalf of people with dementia, and facilitators of and barriers to such decisions, in order to produce information for family carers about overcoming barriers...
  22. doi Do changes in coping style explain the effectiveness of interventions for psychological morbidity in family carers of people with dementia? A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ryan Li
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:204-14. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that interventions effective in reducing psychological symptoms would increase emotional support and acceptance-based coping, or decrease dysfunctional coping...
  23. doi Why do ethnic elders present later to UK dementia services? A qualitative study
    Naaheed Mukadam
    University College London, Department of Mental Health Sciences, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:1070-7. 2011
    ..In order to allow the development of rational interventions, we completed this first study to explore the link between attitudes to help-seeking for dementia and the help-seeking pathway in the ME and indigenous population...
  24. doi Successful aging in health adversity: results from the National Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:861-8. 2009
    ..We aimed to investigate factors enabling older people with cognitive impairment to age successfully...
  25. doi Cognitive impairment and happiness in old people in low and middle income countries: results from the 10/66 study
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL, UK
    J Affect Disord 130:198-204. 2011
    ..We investigated the relationship between cognitive decline and happiness, hypothesising that this relationship is modified by social networks and depression...
  26. ncbi Attachment style and anxiety in carers of people with Alzheimer's disease: results from the LASER-AD study
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, U K
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:494-507. 2008
    ..We tested, for the first time, the hypothesis that carer burden and the coping strategies used mediate a relationship between attachment style and anxiety...
  27. doi Antidementia drugs: prescription by level of cognitive impairment or by socio-economic group?
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences Archway Campus, University College London, Highgate Hill, London N19 5NL, UK
    Aging Ment Health 14:85-9. 2010
    ..We aimed to investigate for the first time whether cholinesterase inhibitor prescription was associated with economic status in a population of people with dementia...
  28. pmc Treatment for mild cognitive impairment: systematic review
    Claudia Cooper
    Claudia Cooper, MRCPsych, PhD, Ryan Li, Bsc, Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, UK Constantine Lyketsos, MD, MHS, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Bayview, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Gill Livingston, FRCPsych, MD, Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 203:255-64. 2013
    ..More people are presenting with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), frequently a precursor to dementia, but we do not know how to reduce deterioration...
  29. doi Improving access to dementia services for people from minority ethnic groups
    Naaheed Mukadam
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, London, UK
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 26:409-14. 2013
    ..This review sought to highlight the progress in this field and show what interventions have been developed so far...
  30. doi Coping strategies and psychological morbidity in family carers of people with dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ryan Li
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 139:1-11. 2012
    ..Carers for people with dementia experience high levels of anxiety and depression. Coping style has been associated with carer anxiety and depression...
  31. doi A systematic review of ethnicity and pathways to care in dementia
    Naaheed Mukadam
    UCL Department of Mental Health Sciences, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5NL, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:12-20. 2011
    ..We systematically reviewed the literature exploring how and why ME people with dementia present to specialist services...
  32. doi A systematic review and meta-analysis of ethnic differences in use of dementia treatment, care, and research
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:193-203. 2010
    ..More research is also needed to evaluate ME access to dementia services outside the United States...
  33. doi Predictors of entering 24-h care for people with Alzheimer's disease: results from the LASER-AD study
    Stephanie Habermann
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL, Archway Campus, Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1291-8. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi A systematic review of the prevalence and covariates of anxiety in caregivers of people with dementia
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Services, University College London, and Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:175-95. 2007
    ....
  35. doi Mental capacity to consent to treatment and admission decisions in older adult psychiatric inpatients
    Kate Maxmin
    Department of Mental Health Sciences Archway Campus, University College London, Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1367-75. 2009
    ..We assessed the prevalence and predictors of mental capacity to make treatment and admission decisions in older psychiatric inpatients, and asked their views about who should make these decisions...
  36. doi Medical students' recognition of elder abuse
    Jonas Thompson-McCormick
    UCL, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:770-7. 2009
    ..To determine the proportion of fourth-year medical students who correctly recognise abusive and not abusive care of older people and whether recognition is related to sociodemographic factors and education...
  37. ncbi Relationship of coping style to mood and anxiety disorders in dementia carers
    Ryan Li
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, UCL, London, UK
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 27:52-6. 2014
    ..This review summarizes and integrates the literature on the effect of coping style and its role in effective carer interventions...
  38. doi Ethnic inequalities in the use of health services for common mental disorders in England
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences Bloomsbury Campus, UCL, 67 73 Riding House Street, 2nd Floor, Charles Bell House, London, W1W 7EJ, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:685-92. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate whether minority ethnic people were less likely to receive treatment for mental health problems than the white population were, controlling for symptom severity...
  39. doi Systematic review of the effect of education on survival in Alzheimer's disease
    Matt Paradise
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:25-32. 2009
    ..This is the first systematic review of the relationship between more education and decreased survival in people with AD...
  40. doi Suicide attempts, gender, and sexual abuse: data from the 2000 British Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    Paul E Bebbington
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL, London W1W 7EJ, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 166:1135-40. 2009
    ....
  41. doi Reasons why family members become carers and the outcome for the person with dementia: results from the CARD study
    Andrew Camden
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:1442-50. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that carers with a positive rather than negative motivation for caring would be less abusive towards the care recipient and more likely to be caring for someone still living at home a year later...
  42. doi A systematic review of treatments for refractory depression in older people
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 168:681-8. 2011
    ..The authors systematically reviewed the management of treatment-refractory depression in older people (defined as age 55 or older)...
  43. ncbi The AdHOC Study of older adults' adherence to medication in 11 countries
    Claudia Cooper
    Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, Dept of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Archway Campus, Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London N19 5NL, UK
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:1067-76. 2005
    ..Older adults are prescribed more medication than any other group, and poor adherence is a common reason for non-response to medication...
  44. ncbi Do carers' needs assessments make a difference? Results from the Forget me not study
    Martin Orrell
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, 48 Riding House Street, London W1W 7EY, UK
    Age Ageing 35:444-5. 2006
  45. ncbi Knowledge, detection, and reporting of abuse by health and social care professionals: a systematic review
    Claudia Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Highgate Hill, London, UK
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:826-38. 2009
    ..These would encourage them to ask older people about abuse, and address professionals' concerns about the impact of reporting on therapeutic relationships, victims; and legal consequences for the reporter...
  46. ncbi Psychological morbidity and caregiver burden in parents of children with Tourette's disorder and psychiatric comorbidity
    Claudia Cooper
    Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1370-5. 2003
    ..To investigate the mental health and caregiver burden in parents of children with Tourette's disorder (TD) compared with parents of children with asthma...
  47. doi The effect of an educational intervention on junior doctors' knowledge and practice in detecting and managing elder abuse
    Claudia Cooper
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1447-53. 2012
    ..Elder abuse is often unreported, undetected, and underestimated by professionals. For the first time, we report the effectiveness of an educational elder abuse intervention over three months and its impact on professionals' practice...
  48. ncbi A systematic review of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of sensory, psychological and behavioural interventions for managing agitation in older adults with dementia
    Gill Livingston
    Unit of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Health Technol Assess 18:1-226. 2014
    ..Agitation is common, persistent and distressing in dementia and is linked with care breakdown. Psychotropic medication is often ineffective or harmful, but the evidence regarding non-pharmacological interventions is unclear...
  49. ncbi An overview of the LASER-AD study: a longitudinal epidemiological study of people with Alzheimer's disease
    Juanita Hoe
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, UK
    Int Rev Psychiatry 25:659-72. 2013
    ..Current research is building on our findings, which have also been used to inform national and international plans for managing people with dementia and their carers...
  50. ncbi Systematic review and meta-analysis to estimate potential recruitment to dementia intervention studies
    Claudia Cooper
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 29:515-25. 2014
    ..We investigated the proportion of people with dementia who are eligible for and willing to participate in intervention studies...
  51. ncbi International Psychogeriatric Association consensus statement on defining and measuring treatment benefits in dementia
    Cornelius Katona
    Old Age Taskforce, World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry, Kent Institute of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:345-54. 2007
    ..The growth in the older population across the world, and their potential for increasing political empowerment may lead to a radical re-evaluation of the economics of treatment in dementia...
  52. doi Perceptions of disadvantage, ethnicity and psychosis
    Claudia Cooper
    UCL Department of Mental Health Sciences, London W1W 7EY, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 192:185-90. 2008
    ..People from Black ethnic groups (African-Caribbean and Black African) are more prone to develop psychosis in Western countries. This excess might be explained by perceptions of disadvantage...