G Livingston

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The needs and mental health of older people in 24-hour care residential placements
    M A Fahy
    Royal Free and University College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 5:253-7. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and health status change over 6 months in people with moderately severe to severe Alzheimer's disease in the U.K
    Gill Livingston
    Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:527-38. 2006
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Care at the end of life for people with dementia living in a care home: a qualitative study of staff experience and attitudes
    Gill Livingston
    Mental Health Sciences, UCL, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:643-50. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Mental health of migrant elders--the Islington study
    G Livingston
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Wolfson Building, 48 Riding House Street, London W1N 8AA, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 179:361-6. 2001
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint The place of memantine in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease: a number needed to treat analysis
    Gill Livingston
    Department of Mental Health Sciences Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, University College London, N19 5LW London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:919-25. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Accessibility of health and social services to immigrant elders: the Islington Study
    G Livingston
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 180:369-73. 2002
  9. pmc Antipsychotics and cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease: the LASER-Alzheimer's disease longitudinal study
    G Livingston
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Holborn Union Building, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:25-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Successful ageing in adversity: the LASER-AD longitudinal study
    G Livingston
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Holborn Union Building, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:641-5. 2008

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. ncbi request reprint The needs and mental health of older people in 24-hour care residential placements
    M A Fahy
    Royal Free and University College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 5:253-7. 2001
    ..It may make both clinical and fiscal sense to reassess subjects. The development of more residential settings, which allow flexibility of degree of care, is recommended...
  2. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and health status change over 6 months in people with moderately severe to severe Alzheimer's disease in the U.K
    Gill Livingston
    Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:527-38. 2006
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint Care at the end of life for people with dementia living in a care home: a qualitative study of staff experience and attitudes
    Gill Livingston
    Mental Health Sciences, UCL, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:643-50. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to examine barriers and facilitators to care home staff delivering improved end-of-life care for people with dementia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mental health of migrant elders--the Islington study
    G Livingston
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Wolfson Building, 48 Riding House Street, London W1N 8AA, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 179:361-6. 2001
    ..In the UK, 6% of those aged 65 years and over were born abroad, most of whom now live in inner-city areas. It has been suggested that ethnic elders are particularly vulnerable to mental illness...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint The place of memantine in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease: a number needed to treat analysis
    Gill Livingston
    Department of Mental Health Sciences Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, University College London, N19 5LW London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:919-25. 2004
    ..We adopt a 'number needed to treat' (NNT) approach to assess the benefits reported in memantine trials...
  8. ncbi request reprint Accessibility of health and social services to immigrant elders: the Islington Study
    G Livingston
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 180:369-73. 2002
    ..Numbers of immigrant elders are increasing and it is unclear whether they can access services...
  9. pmc Antipsychotics and cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease: the LASER-Alzheimer's disease longitudinal study
    G Livingston
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Holborn Union Building, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:25-9. 2007
    ..To investigate in a longitudinal cohort of people with Alzheimer's disease whether taking antipsychotics is associated with more rapid cognitive deterioration...
  10. ncbi request reprint Successful ageing in adversity: the LASER-AD longitudinal study
    G Livingston
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Holborn Union Building, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:641-5. 2008
    ..We then tested our hypotheses that wellbeing in adversity would be predicted by mental health (anxiety and depression) and social factors rather than physical health and that it would be stable over time...
  11. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of psychological approaches to the management of neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia
    Gill Livingston
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Holborn Union Building, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London, UK, N19 5LW
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1996-2021. 2005
    ..The authors systematically reviewed the literature on psychological approaches to treating the neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Persecutory symptoms and perceptual disturbance in a community sample of older people: the Islington study
    G Livingston
    Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:462-8. 2001
    ..While there are extensive studies of paranoid symptoms and perceptual disturbance (PPD) in younger adults, relatively little is known about older adults with similar symptoms...
  13. ncbi request reprint A nurse-coordinated educational initiative addressing primary care professionals' attitudes to and problem-solving in depression in older people--a pilot study
    G Livingston
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, RFUCL Medical School, 48 Riding House Street, London W1N 8AA, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:401-5. 2000
    ..The high refusal rate suggests that such interventions are unlikely in any case to be generally acceptable...
  14. ncbi request reprint How useful are cholinesterase inhibitors in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease? A number needed to treat analysis
    G Livingston
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Wolfson Building, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:203-7. 2000
    ..To report on a Numbers Needed to Treat (NNT) analysis of the literature identified through a systematic review of trials of cholinesterase inhibitors in Alzheimer's Disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint Change in attitudes to psychiatry and intention to pursue psychiatry as a career in newly qualified doctors: a follow-up of two cohorts of medical students
    Rachel Maidment
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College London, Holborn Union Building, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
    Med Teach 26:565-9. 2004
    ..The findings suggest that encouragement during medical school from more senior doctors increases the numbers wanting to pursue psychiatry and may increase the number who subsequently pursue psychiatry as a career...
  16. doi request reprint The determinants of family carers' abusive behaviour to people with dementia: results of the CARD study
    C Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL, London, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 121:136-42. 2010
    ..We aimed to test our hypothesis, that more anxious dementia carers report more abusive behaviours, and dysfunctional coping strategies and carer burden mediate this relationship...
  17. doi request reprint Happiness across age groups: results from the 2007 National Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    C Cooper
    UCL Department of Mental Health Sciences Bloomsbury Campus, 67 73 Riding House Street, 2nd Floor, Charles Bell House, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:608-14. 2011
    ..To test our hypotheses that happiness declines with age, and that age moderates the relationship of other influences on happiness, so that they vary in different age groups...
  18. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the effect of psychological interventions on family caregivers of people with dementia
    A Selwood
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Archway Campus, Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London, N19 5NL, UK
    J Affect Disord 101:75-89. 2007
    ..Many psychologically based interventions have been designed to help caregivers of people with dementia. More work is needed to identify which, if any, are helpful for such caregivers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Striatal dopamine transporter in dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson disease: a comparison
    Z Walker
    University College London, UK
    Neurology 62:1568-72. 2004
    ....
  20. doi request reprint The relationship of dementia prevalence in older adults with intellectual disability (ID) to age and severity of ID
    A Strydom
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, UCL, London, UK
    Psychol Med 39:13-21. 2009
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Caregivers' experience of risk in dementia: the LASER-AD study
    A E Walker
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 10:532-8. 2006
    ..This is realistic as despite caregiver's attempts at managing their CR's risks, including direct supervision, dangerous incidents still frequently occur in people with AD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relationship of vascular risk to the progression of Alzheimer disease
    C Regan
    Royal Free and University College Medical School, UCL, Department of Mental Health Sciences, Holborn Union Building, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW UK
    Neurology 67:1357-62. 2006
    ..To test the hypothesis that patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) who have vascular risk factors have a worse prognosis over 18 months vs those without such risk factors...
  23. ncbi request reprint Does diagnosis determine delivery? The Islington study of older people's needs and health care costs
    T Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Highgate Hill, London
    Psychol Med 34:147-55. 2004
    ..Little is known about the factors associated with the receipt of care by older people. This study investigates the use. costs and factors associated with service usage among people aged 65 or older living in inner London...
  24. ncbi request reprint A dependency model for patients with Alzheimer's disease: its validation and relationship to the costs of care--the LASER-AD Study
    G Livingston
    Department of Mental Health Sciences Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, University College London, Archway Campus, London, UK
    Curr Med Res Opin 20:1007-16. 2004
    ..Recently, a qualitative and pragmatic system of classifying AD patients according to levels of dependency has been developed in a Belgian cohort...
  25. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of people with dementia in residential care homes
    J Hoe
    University College London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:460-4. 2006
    ..Many people with dementia live in residential homes, but little is known about their quality of life...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Caregivers for Alzheimer's disease Problems Scale (CAPS): development of a new scale within the LASER-AD study
    G Livingston
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Holborn Union Building, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5NL, UK
    Age Ageing 34:287-90. 2005
    ..we developed the Caregivers for Alzheimer's disease Problems Scale (CAPS) comprising common risk factors for anxiety and depression for family carers of people with dementia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Do health and use of services differ in residents of sheltered accommodation? A pilot study
    M Walker
    St Luke s Hospital, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:617-24. 1998
    ..To compare the rates of mental health problems, disability and use of health and social services of older people living in sheltered accommodation with those of the rest of the community in the same age group...
  28. doi request reprint Alcohol in moderation, premorbid intelligence and cognition in older adults: results from the Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    C Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Holborn Union Building, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:1236-9. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Abusive behaviour experienced by family carers from people with dementia: the CARD (caring for relatives with dementia) study
    C Cooper
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, UCL, 67 73 Riding House Street, 2nd Floor, Charles Bell House, London W1W 7EJ, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:592-6. 2010
    ..The authors hypothesised that while abusive behaviour would be associated with the carer reporting a less rewarding relationship, this could be mediated by the carer's coping style...
  30. ncbi request reprint The potential of case management for people with dementia: a commentary
    T Koch
    Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:1305-14. 2012
    ..We propose a research agenda on case management for people with dementia...
  31. pmc The attractions of medicine: the generic motivations of medical school applicants in relation to demography, personality and achievement
    I C McManus
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Med Educ 6:11. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of dementia in intellectual disability using different diagnostic criteria
    A Strydom
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, UCL Hampstead Campus, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:150-7. 2007
    ..Diagnosis of dementia is complex in adults with intellectual disability owing to their pre-existing deficits and different presentation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Variation in the DCP1 gene, encoding the angiotensin converting enzyme ACE, is not associated with increased susceptibility to Alzheimer's disease
    J Carbonell
    Molecular Psychiatry Laboratory, Windeyer Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, London, UK
    Psychiatr Genet 13:47-50. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Concordance therapy: an intervention to help older people take antidepressants
    N Higgins
    South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, Section of Community Psychiatry PRiSM, Health Services Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    J Affect Disord 81:287-91. 2004
    ..Older people often do not adhere fully to antidepressant medication. Compliance Therapy improves adherence with antipsychotic medication...
  35. ncbi request reprint Delayed discharge--a solvable problem? The place of intermediate care in mental health care of older people
    J M Paton
    Department of Psychiatry, University College London, Highgate Hill, UK
    Aging Ment Health 8:34-9. 2004
    ..The study found that the prompt discharge of older patients from acute psychiatric care was a significant problem and many of those patients may benefit from the therapeutic and rehabilitative process afforded by intermediate care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Does standardized needs assessment improve the outcome of psychiatric day hospital care for older people? A randomized controlled trial
    O A Ashaye
    Mental Health Care for Older People, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 7:195-9. 2003
    ..Day hospitals for older people with mental health problems appear effective in identifying and meeting needs. The feedback from CANE made no difference in terms of outcome...
  37. pmc Differentiation of dementia with Lewy bodies from Alzheimer's disease using a dopaminergic presynaptic ligand
    Z Walker
    University College London, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:134-40. 2002
    ..In DLB there is 40-70% loss of striatal dopamine...
  38. ncbi request reprint 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint A cluster randomised controlled trial to reduce the unmet needs of people with dementia living in residential care
    Martin Orrell
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1127-34. 2007
    ..Older people with dementia living in residential care have complex unmet needs and decreased quality of life...
  41. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in dementia: care recipient and caregiver perceptions of quality of life in dementia: the LASER-AD study
    Juanita Hoe
    University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1031-6. 2007
    ..Quality of Life (QoL) is a key outcome in dementia...
  45. doi request reprint 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...
  46. pmc Dementia with Lewy bodies: a comparison of clinical diagnosis, FP-CIT single photon emission computed tomography imaging and autopsy
    Zuzana Walker
    University College London and Royal Free Hospitals, London, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:1176-81. 2007
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint 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
  48. ncbi request reprint Addressing the needs of carers of older people: the Islington study
    Georgina H Train
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:85-6. 2002
  49. ncbi request reprint Dementia and hypertension in African/Caribbean elders
    Tim Stevens
    Age Ageing 33:193-5. 2004
  50. ncbi request reprint 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Secrets and lies: the dilemma of disclosing the diagnosis to an adult with dementia
    Martin Fahy
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, University College London, London N19 5NF, UK
    Age Ageing 32:439-41. 2003
    ..Clinicians should strive for earlier diagnosis and to address carer concerns, disclose the diagnosis and thus avoid the need for secrets and lies...
  52. ncbi request reprint Developing the KAMA instrument (knowledge and management of abuse)
    Barbora Richardson
    Camden and Islington NHS Mental Health Trust, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Archway Campus Holborn Union Building, Whittington Hospital, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
    Age Ageing 32:286-91. 2003
    ..A vignette-based instrument was chosen to measure applied knowledge and practice over other methods of assessments which were felt not to be practical or provide too much cueing for the volunteering staff...
  53. ncbi request reprint The effect of a psychiatric attachment on students' attitudes to and intention to pursue psychiatry as a career
    Monica McParland
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College London, UK
    Med Educ 37:447-54. 2003
    ..The relationships between attitudes, career intentions and academic performance were examined...
  54. ncbi request reprint What to tell dementia caregivers--the rule of threes
    Claudia Wald
    Central and North West London Mental Health NHS Trust, St Charles Hospital, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:313-7. 2003
    ..To determine and prioritise what information dementia caregivers wish to know at the time of diagnosis and later on in the illness, and in what form this information should be presented...
  55. ncbi request reprint Stigma, racism or choice. Why do depressed ethnic elders avoid psychiatrists?
    Steven Marwaha
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Holborn Union Building, Whittington Hospital, Highgate Hill, N19 5NF, London, UK
    J Affect Disord 72:257-65. 2002
    ..This study therefore explored and compared the views of White British (WB) and Black African-Caribbean (BC) older people on depression as an illness, avenues of help and the place of mental health services...
  56. ncbi request reprint Slicing the health service cake: the Islington study
    Tanya Nelson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Archway Campus, Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London N19 5NF, UK
    Age Ageing 31:445-50. 2002
    ..Little is known about the factors that are associated with receipt of care in older people. This study aims to describe the pattern and predictors of service usage, by a representative sample of people aged 65 and over...
  57. ncbi request reprint The effect of education on knowledge and management of elder abuse: a randomized controlled trial
    Barbora Richardson
    Camden and Islington NHS Mental Health Trust, Waterlow Unit and Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Gower Street Campus, 48 Riding House Street, London W1N 8AA, UK
    Age Ageing 31:335-41. 2002
    ..Lack of familiarity with protocols when managing abuse once it occurs is one of the reasons why it persists. Educational interventions are one of the ways to improve knowledge and management in this area...
  58. ncbi request reprint Just keep taking the tablets: adherence to antidepressant treatment in older people in primary care
    Rachel Maidment
    Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:752-7. 2002
    ..poor adherence to antidepressant medication may account for a significant proportion of treatment failures. Adherence levels and factors associated with adherence have not previously been studied in older people...
  59. ncbi request reprint Islington study of dementia subtypes in the community
    Tim Stevens
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 180:270-6. 2002
    ..Epidemiological studies of dementia subtypes have revealed widely varying distribution rates. There are almost no published community prevalence data for dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) or the frontal lobe dementias (FLD)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial correlates of late-onset psychosis: life experiences, cognitive schemas, and attitudes to ageing
    Sharon Giblin
    University College London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:611-23. 2004
    ..Psychosis with first onset after the age of 60, and arising in the absence of dementia or primary affective disorder, is thought to affect 2-4% of older people, and as many as half will not respond fully to medication...
  61. ncbi request reprint Persistence of and changes in neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer disease over 6 months: the LASER-AD study
    Seung Ho Ryu
    Dept of Mental Helath Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:976-83. 2005
    ..The authors aimed to determine the persistence and change in severity of NPS over 6 months in participants with AD, and the relationship to initial severity, drug management, use of services, and cost of care...
  62. ncbi request reprint 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...
  63. ncbi request reprint The TE4D-Cog: a new test for detecting early dementia in English-speaking populations
    Rachel Mahoney
    Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:1172-9. 2005
    ..There is therefore a need for a more sensitive and specific screening tool to aid early detection and diagnosis of dementia...
  64. ncbi request reprint Drug treatment for Alzheimer's disease: the way forward
    Ian Maidment
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:6-8. 2006
  65. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and depression in family caregivers of people with Alzheimer disease: the LASER-AD study
    Rachel Mahoney
    Dept of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Holborn Union Building, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:795-801. 2005
    ..The authors report on the prevalence of anxiety and depression in a sample of family caregivers of people with Alzheimer disease (AD) and compare the characteristics of those who did or did not have those conditions...
  66. ncbi request reprint How well do antidepressants work in older people? A systematic review of Number Needed to Treat
    Cornelius Katona
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Wolfson Building, 48 Riding House Street, London W1N 8AA, UK
    J Affect Disord 69:47-52. 2002
    ..To make direct comparisons between studies of antidepressant treatment of older people using Number Needed to Treat (NNT) analysis...
  67. ncbi request reprint Shortage specialties: changes in career intentions from medical student to newly qualified doctor
    Rachel Mahoney
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London Camde, Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, London, UK
    Med Teach 26:650-4. 2004
    ..Early career advice and support during medical school and immediately after graduation may help doctors to be confident in pursuing shortage specialties to which they were originally attracted...
  68. ncbi request reprint Relationship of exercise and other risk factors to depression of Alzheimer's disease: the LASER-AD study
    Ciaran Regan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:261-8. 2005
    ..It is associated with increased disability, cost of care and carer burden. Exercise is known to be associated with a lower prevalence of depression across the age range but little is known about its relationship to depression in AD...
  69. ncbi request reprint Use of the QOL-AD for measuring quality of life in people with severe dementia--the LASER-AD study
    Juanita Hoe
    Centre for Ageing and Mental Health Sciences, Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Archway Campus, Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London N19 5LW, UK
    Age Ageing 34:130-5. 2005
    ..It is known that people with mild to moderate dementia can provide valid assessments of their own QOL, but it is unclear whether these instruments are useful in those with severe dementia...
  70. ncbi request reprint 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...
  71. ncbi request reprint Are nurses equipped to manage actual or suspected elder abuse?
    Ginnette Kitchen
    Camden and Islington NHS Mental Health and Social Care Trust, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Whittington Hospital, London
    Prof Nurse 17:647-50. 2002
    ..This paper looks at reasons why abuse may not be reported...
  72. ncbi request reprint Adherence to treatment in mood disorders
    Nicola Byrne
    Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:44-9. 2006
    ..Nonadherence to medication is common in mood disorders. Improving adherence should decrease risk of relapse, improve outcome and lessen costs. Here we review recent qualitative and quantitative work in this area...
  73. ncbi request reprint 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...
  74. ncbi request reprint What causes problems in Alzheimer's disease: attributions by caregivers. A qualitative study
    Joni Paton
    Department of Mental Health Sciences Camden and Islington Mental Health and Social Care Trust, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:527-32. 2004
    ..To gain insight into caregivers' understanding of the causes of behaviours they find problematic in people with Alzheimer's disease in order to inform the development of educational strategies...
  75. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of problem-based learning compared to traditional teaching in undergraduate psychiatry
    Monica McParland
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College London, 48 Riding House Street, London W1N 8AA, UK
    Med Educ 38:859-67. 2004
    ..It was predicted that students' examination success would be related to the use of deep and strategic learning and favourable attitudes...
  76. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of the views of residents with dementia, their relatives and staff about work practice in long-term care settings
    Georgina Train
    Royal Free and University College Medical School, Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Archway Campus, Holborn Union Building, Highgate Hill, London N19 5NL, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:237-51. 2005
    ..Most people living in 24-hour care settings have dementia, and little is known about what makes long-term care a positive experience for them...