Kathryn Betts Adams

Summary

Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Loneliness and depression in independent living retirement communities: risk and resilience factors
    K B Adams
    Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Aging Ment Health 8:475-85. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Changing investment in activities and interests in elders' lives: theory and measurement
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 7164, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 58:87-108. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Changes in activity and interest in the third and fourth age: associations with health, functioning and depressive symptoms
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Occup Ther Int 18:4-17. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Reported coping strategies and depressive symptoms among African American and white residents of congregate housing
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 53:473-94. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Subthreshold depression: characteristics and risk factors among vulnerable elders
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 7164, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:682-92. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Specific effects of caring for a spouse with dementia: differences in depressive symptoms between caregiver and non-caregiver spouses
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and University Memory and Aging Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, U S A
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:508-20. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the geriatric depression scale
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Gerontologist 44:818-26. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The transition to caregiving: the experience of family members embarking on the dementia caregiving career
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, University Memory and Aging Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 47:3-29. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of live theater to increase minority participation in Alzheimer disease research
    Thomas Fritsch
    University Memory and Aging Center, University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44120, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:105-11. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Factors affecting usage patterns of memantine in Alzheimer disease
    Alan J Lerner
    Department of Neurology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:137-43. 2008

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Loneliness and depression in independent living retirement communities: risk and resilience factors
    K B Adams
    Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Aging Ment Health 8:475-85. 2004
    ..Suggestions are made for addressing loneliness in older adults as a means of preventing more serious mental health consequences...
  2. ncbi request reprint Changing investment in activities and interests in elders' lives: theory and measurement
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 7164, USA
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 58:87-108. 2004
    ..The CAII appears to tap several dimensions of change in interests; the index gives geriatric mental health practitioners and researchers a tool to measure an aspect of social development that has been neglected in gerontology...
  3. doi request reprint Changes in activity and interest in the third and fourth age: associations with health, functioning and depressive symptoms
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Occup Ther Int 18:4-17. 2011
    ..The study provides evidence of distinct differences in interests within the parameters of normal aging and a baseline from which to assess the impact of illness and disability on the activity choices for clients in different life stages...
  4. doi request reprint Reported coping strategies and depressive symptoms among African American and white residents of congregate housing
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 53:473-94. 2010
    ..Participants who reported coping through either positive attitude and adaptations or activity participation had fewer depressive symptoms, after controlling for demographics, health, functioning, and other types of coping...
  5. doi request reprint Subthreshold depression: characteristics and risk factors among vulnerable elders
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 7164, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:682-92. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Specific effects of caring for a spouse with dementia: differences in depressive symptoms between caregiver and non-caregiver spouses
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and University Memory and Aging Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, U S A
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:508-20. 2008
    ..Less is known about specific symptom differences between groups of caregivers and non-caregivers. This study characterizes differences on the CES-D depression screening scale between caregiving and non-caregiving spouses...
  7. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the geriatric depression scale
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Gerontologist 44:818-26. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The transition to caregiving: the experience of family members embarking on the dementia caregiving career
    Kathryn Betts Adams
    Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, University Memory and Aging Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 47:3-29. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of live theater to increase minority participation in Alzheimer disease research
    Thomas Fritsch
    University Memory and Aging Center, University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44120, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:105-11. 2006
    ..An explanatory model is offered to account for our findings...
  10. doi request reprint Factors affecting usage patterns of memantine in Alzheimer disease
    Alan J Lerner
    Department of Neurology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:137-43. 2008
    ..Use of memantine in mild AD was common. Patterns of memantine usage are complex and deserve further study in a larger sample because of their implications for medical system cost, equitable access to care, and risk of drug interactions...
  11. doi request reprint Improving the well-being of couples facing cancer: a review of couples-based psychosocial interventions
    Ok Mi Baik
    Mandel School of Applied Social Science, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 7164, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 37:250-66. 2011
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Grief reactions and depression in caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease: results from a pilot study in an urban setting
    Sara Sanders
    School of Social Work, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Health Soc Work 30:287-95. 2005
    ..Clinical social work implications are examined...