M Orrell

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Feasibility study of an optimised person-centred intervention to improve mental health and reduce antipsychotics amongst people with dementia in care homes: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Rhiannon Whitaker
    Psychological Services, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, Fulbrook Centre, Oxford OX3 7JU, United Kingdom
    Trials 14:13. 2013
  2. pmc Individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for dementia (iCST): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Martin Orrell
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College, London, UK
    Trials 13:172. 2012
  3. pmc Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for anxiety in people with dementia: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Aimee Spector
    Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Trials 13:197. 2012
  4. pmc Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) in practice: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Amy Streater
    Unit of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London, UK
    Trials 13:91. 2012
  5. pmc Acceptance checklist for clinical effectiveness pilot trials: a systematic approach
    Georgina Charlesworth
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:78. 2013
  6. pmc The needs of people with dementia living at home from user, caregiver and professional perspectives: a cross-sectional survey
    Claudia Miranda-Castillo
    Escuela de Psicologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Valparaiso, Av, Brasil 2140, Valparaiso, Chile
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:43. 2013
  7. pmc Peer support for family carers of people with dementia, alone or in combination with group reminiscence in a factorial design: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Georgina Charlesworth
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7HB, UK
    Trials 12:205. 2011
  8. pmc Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) for dementia: a single-blind, multi-centre, randomized controlled trial of Maintenance CST vs. CST for dementia
    Elisa Aguirre
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London, UK
    Trials 11:46. 2010
  9. pmc Reminiscence groups for people with dementia and their family carers: pragmatic eight-centre randomised trial of joint reminiscence and maintenance versus usual treatment: a protocol
    Robert T Woods
    Dementia Services Development Centre Wales, Institute of Medical and Social Care Research, Bangor University, Normal Site, Holyhead Road, Bangor, UK
    Trials 10:64. 2009
  10. pmc Unmet needs, quality of life and support networks of people with dementia living at home
    Claudia Miranda-Castillo
    School of Psychology, Universidad de Valparaiso, Av Brasil 2140, Valparaiso, Chile
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:132. 2010

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  1. pmc Feasibility study of an optimised person-centred intervention to improve mental health and reduce antipsychotics amongst people with dementia in care homes: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Rhiannon Whitaker
    Psychological Services, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, Fulbrook Centre, Oxford OX3 7JU, United Kingdom
    Trials 14:13. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for dementia (iCST): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Martin Orrell
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College, London, UK
    Trials 13:172. 2012
    ..The aim of the current study is to develop and evaluate a home-based individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (iCST) programme for people with dementia which can be delivered by their family carer...
  3. pmc Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for anxiety in people with dementia: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Aimee Spector
    Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Trials 13:197. 2012
    ..This study aims to develop a CBT for anxiety in dementia manual and to determine its feasibility in a pilot RCT...
  4. pmc Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) in practice: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Amy Streater
    Unit of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London, UK
    Trials 13:91. 2012
    ..A recent pilot study found that a third of people who attend CST training go on to run CST in practice, but staff identified a lack of support as a key reason for the lack of implementation...
  5. pmc Acceptance checklist for clinical effectiveness pilot trials: a systematic approach
    Georgina Charlesworth
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:78. 2013
    ..We illustrate the use of the checklist using a pragmatic trial of psychosocial interventions for family carers of people with dementia as a case study. ..
  6. pmc The needs of people with dementia living at home from user, caregiver and professional perspectives: a cross-sectional survey
    Claudia Miranda-Castillo
    Escuela de Psicologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Valparaiso, Av, Brasil 2140, Valparaiso, Chile
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:43. 2013
    ..Few reports have been published about differences in perspectives on perceived needs among community-residing people with dementia, their family caregivers, and professionals. The aim of this study was to compare these perspectives...
  7. pmc Peer support for family carers of people with dementia, alone or in combination with group reminiscence in a factorial design: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Georgina Charlesworth
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7HB, UK
    Trials 12:205. 2011
    ..This paper describes the protocol for a complex trial that evaluates one-to-one peer support and a group reminiscence programme, both separately and together, in a factorial design...
  8. pmc Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) for dementia: a single-blind, multi-centre, randomized controlled trial of Maintenance CST vs. CST for dementia
    Elisa Aguirre
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London, UK
    Trials 11:46. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Reminiscence groups for people with dementia and their family carers: pragmatic eight-centre randomised trial of joint reminiscence and maintenance versus usual treatment: a protocol
    Robert T Woods
    Dementia Services Development Centre Wales, Institute of Medical and Social Care Research, Bangor University, Normal Site, Holyhead Road, Bangor, UK
    Trials 10:64. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Unmet needs, quality of life and support networks of people with dementia living at home
    Claudia Miranda-Castillo
    School of Psychology, Universidad de Valparaiso, Av Brasil 2140, Valparaiso, Chile
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:132. 2010
    ..The main aim of this study was to identify the relationship between unmet needs, social networks and quality of life of PWD living at home...
  11. ncbi request reprint Life events, depression and social support in dementia
    Allyson Waite
    Department of Psychology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 43:313-24. 2004
    ..This study aimed to investigate the interrelationships between life events, depression and social support in people with dementia...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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
  14. ncbi request reprint Social factors and the outcome of dementia
    M Orrell
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:515-20. 2000
    ..In particular, receiving meals on wheels or home help may be a marker of a lack of social support, which influences outcome. Further studies are required to examine these associations in more detail...
  15. doi request reprint The needs of people with dementia in care homes: the perspectives of users, staff and family caregivers
    Martin Orrell
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:941-51. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the ratings of needs of older people with dementia living in care homes, as assessed by the older person themselves, a family caregiver, and the staff of the care home...
  16. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Health of the Nation Outcome Scales in psychiatric patients in the community
    M Orrell
    University College, London
    Br J Psychiatry 174:409-12. 1999
    ..The Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS) have been developed for assessing the effectiveness of mental health services...
  17. ncbi request reprint The needs of older people with dementia in residential care
    Geraldine A Hancock
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:43-9. 2006
    ..People with dementia often move into care homes as their needs become too complex or expensive for them to remain in their own homes. Little is known about how well their needs are met within care homes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessing needs from patient, carer and professional perspectives: the Camberwell Assessment of need for Elderly people in primary care
    K Walters
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, UK
    Age Ageing 29:505-10. 2000
    ..The Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly is a new tool not previously evaluated in primary care. It includes the views of patients, carers and health professionals, enabling a direct comparison of their perspectives...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint The needs of older people with mental health problems according to the user, the carer, and the staff
    Geraldine A Hancock
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:803-11. 2003
    ..These assessments, however, are often made by the staff or by a carer who acts as an advocate for the user themselves. Little is known about how these proxy measures compare to how individual patients perceive their own needs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in dementia--a one-year follow-up study
    Amber Selwood
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:232-7. 2005
    ..Quality of life (QoL) is becoming an increasingly used outcome measure in both clinical practice and research but little is known about QoL in dementia and how it may change over time...
  23. doi request reprint Cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) for people with dementia--who benefits most?
    E Aguirre
    Mental Health Sciences Department, University College London, Charles Bell House, 67 73 Riding House Street, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:284-90. 2013
    ..This study sought to investigate which factors may predict response to CST...
  24. ncbi request reprint An exploration of help-seeking behaviour in older people with unmet needs
    K Walters
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Holborn Union Building, Archway Campus, Highgate Hill, London N19 3UA, UK
    Fam Pract 18:277-82. 2001
    ..This complexity has implications for the commissioning of services for older people...
  25. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of an evidence-based cognitive stimulation therapy programme for people with dementia: randomised controlled trial
    Aimee Spector
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College London, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:248-54. 2003
    ..A recent Cochrane review of reality orientation therapy identified the need for large, well-designed, multi-centre trials...
  26. ncbi request reprint How do general practitioners select antidepressants for depressed elderly people?
    R Butler
    Academic Unit of Psychiatry of Old Age, St Charles Hospital, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:610-3. 2000
    ..Cost was rarely a primary consideration. Educational programmes should address the reluctance by some GPs to use new or unfamiliar medications and highlight issues relating to side-effects and drug safety...
  27. 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...
  28. pmc Changes in the quality of life of people with dementia living in care homes
    Juanita Hoe
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, 67 73 Riding House Street, London, UK
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 23:285-90. 2009
    ..Although QoL does not necessarily diminish as dementia progresses, it is strongly influenced by the person with dementia's mood. Improvement in cognition and mood may lead to increased QoL...
  29. doi request reprint Assessing the validity and reliability of the Pool Activity Level (PAL) Checklist for use with older people with dementia
    Jennifer Wenborn
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 12:202-11. 2008
    ..We conclude that the PAL Checklist demonstrates adequate validity and reliability when used with older people with dementia and appears a useful tool for a variety of care settings...
  30. doi request reprint Cognitive stimulation for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease
    Aimee Spector
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Expert Rev Neurother 8:751-7. 2008
    ..This perspective describes how CST was developed and evaluated, its use in clinical settings and issues for future investigation, such as individualized CST...
  31. doi request reprint Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST): effects on different areas of cognitive function for people with dementia
    Aimee Spector
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:1253-8. 2010
    ..However, little is known about whether some aspects of cognition might change more than others and why...
  32. doi request reprint Using a biopsychosocial model of dementia as a tool to guide clinical practice
    Aimee Spector
    Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, London, U K
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:957-65. 2010
    ..However, there is a need for a more pragmatic, user-friendly model which takes into account the biological, psychological and social processes...
  33. doi request reprint 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint A pilot study examining the effectiveness of maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (MCST) for people with dementia
    Martin Orrell
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:446-51. 2005
    ..This study evaluates the effectiveness of a weekly maintenance CST programme for people with dementia in residential care...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Quality of life (QoL) in dementia: a comparison of the perceptions of people with dementia and care staff in residential homes
    Aimee Spector
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:160-5. 2006
    ..Care homes should be aware that low staff hope may be linked to lower resident QoL. Effective training and support for care staff may impact on residents' QoL...
  37. pmc The development of a short instrument to identify common unmet needs in older people in general practice
    Steve Iliffe
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, London
    Br J Gen Pract 54:914-8. 2004
    ..No structured needs assessment tool exists that is appropriate for older people and also suitable for use in routine consultations in general practice...
  38. ncbi request reprint Eligibility criteria for elderly mentally ill continuing-care National Health Service patients: are they being met and do they need revision?
    P Simmons
    Enfield Community Care NHS Trust, Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, Middlesex, UK Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, Essex, UK
    Age Ageing 30:243-9. 2001
    ..in 1996, the British government directed health authorities to draw up local eligibility criteria for National Health Service continuing health care...
  39. ncbi request reprint Does the patient-centred approach help identify the needs of older people attending primary care?
    Fiona Smith
    University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Age Ageing 36:628-31. 2007
    ..To investigate the effect of a general practitioner's 'patient centredness' on identification of unmet needs in older adults...
  40. ncbi request reprint Endogenous antioxidant activities in relation to concurrent vitamins A, C, and E intake in dementia
    Naji Tabet
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 14:7-15. 2002
    ..The data underscore the importance of concurrent quantitative assessment of nutritional intake when measuring endogenous antioxidant activities and support a role for antioxidant supplementation in the treatment of dementia disorders...
  41. doi request reprint What is meaningful activity for people with dementia living in care homes? A comparison of the views of older people with dementia, staff and family carers
    Barbara J Harmer
    Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, Greenwich Older People s Service, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 12:548-58. 2008
    ..This study explores concepts of meaningful activity, as defined by older people with dementia living in care homes, staff and family carers...
  42. ncbi request reprint Vitamins, trace elements, and antioxidant status in dementia disorders
    N Tabet
    Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 13:265-75. 2001
    ..The data indicate that the influence of dietary vitamins and metal ions on the overall antioxidant status is limited to VaD patients only. Clinical trials are needed to ascertain the value of antioxidant supplementation in VaD patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Don't seize the day hospital! Recent research on the effectiveness of day hospitals for older people with mental health problems
    Juanita Hoe
    Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, Wolfson Building, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:694-8. 2005
    ..Day hospital (DH) care remains a core component of mental health services for older people. However, there has been an ongoing debate about the effectiveness and value for money of DHs in comparison to day centres (DC)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Whose quality of life is it anyway? The validity and reliability of the Quality of Life-Alzheimer's Disease (QoL-AD) scale
    L Thorgrimsen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 17:201-8. 2003
    ..The QoL-AD has very good psychometric properties and can be completed with people with a wide range of severity of dementia...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cognitive stimulation therapy for people with dementia: cost-effectiveness analysis
    Martin Knapp
    Personal Social Services Research Unit, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE
    Br J Psychiatry 188:574-80. 2006
    ..Psychological therapy groups for people with dementia are widely used, but their cost-effectiveness has not been explored...
  46. ncbi request reprint The Mini-SIB: a short scale for measuring cognitive function in severe dementia
    Afifa Qazi
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:1001-2. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint Social factors and depression in carers of people with dementia
    Allyson Waite
    Epping Forest Day Unit, Rectory Lane Health Centre, Loughton, Essex, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:582-7. 2004
    ..This study aimed to investigate the interrelationships between life events, depression and social support in carers of people with dementia...
  48. pmc Identifying unmet health needs in older people: comprehensive screening is not the answer
    Steve Iliffe
    Br J Gen Pract 56:404-6. 2006
  49. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of needs in elderly continuing-care settings
    Mark D Martin
    Brian Oliver Centre, Birmingham, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 14:379-88. 2002
    ..The CANE is a useful instrument to evaluate such needs in long-term-care settings...
  50. ncbi request reprint Managing anxiety in people with dementia. A case series
    Afifa Qazi
    Warley Hospital, Warley Hill Brentwood Essex CM14 5HQ, UK
    J Affect Disord 76:261-5. 2003
    ..Further research should include a randomised controlled trial of interventions to reduce anxiety...
  51. ncbi request reprint Life events and survival in dementia: a 5-year follow-up study
    Rob Butler
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:702-5. 2004
    ..To investigate whether this relationship differs from that for people without dementia. To identify which psychiatric and social factors are associated with survival in people with dementia...
  52. pmc Long term cognitive dysfunction in older people after non-cardiac surgery
    Amber Selwood
    BMJ 328:120-1. 2004
  53. ncbi request reprint In vivo dopamine pre-synaptic receptors and antioxidant activities in patients with Alzheimer's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies and in controls. A preliminary report
    Naji Tabet
    Postgraduate Medical School, Faculty of Health, University of Brighton, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9PH, UK
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 16:46-51. 2003
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Higher fat and carbohydrate intake in dementia patients is associated with increased blood glutathione peroxidase activity
    Naji Tabet
    Postgraduate Medical School, Faculty of Health, University of Brighton, Falmer, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:91-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the relationship between fat, sugar, carbohydrate and caloric intake levels, and antioxidant status in patients with mild to moderate dementia...