Amber Selwood

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  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. doi 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
  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 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
  6. 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
  7. doi 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi 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...
  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. doi 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...
  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 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...
  6. 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...
  7. doi 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi 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...