Lea C Watson

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Screening accuracy for late-life depression in primary care: a systematic review
    Lea C Watson
    Geriatric Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:956-64. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Can we trust depression screening instruments in healthy 'old-old' adults?
    Lea C Watson
    Department of Psychiatry, Program of Geriatric Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:278-85. 2004
  3. pmc Asking family about memory loss. Is it helpful?
    Lea C Watson
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:28-32. 2005
  4. pmc Practical depression screening in residential care/assisted living: five methods compared with gold standard diagnoses
    Lea C Watson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:556-64. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Perceptions of depression among dementia caregivers: findings from the CATIE-AD trial
    Lea C Watson
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:397-402. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Depression in assisted living is common and related to physical burden
    Lea C Watson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:876-83. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with potentially inappropriate drug utilization in a sample of rural community-dwelling older adults
    Susan J Blalock
    School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 3:168-79. 2005
  8. pmc Older adults' attitudes about continuing cancer screening later in life: a pilot study interviewing residents of two continuing care communities
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Geriatr 6:10. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with depression in long-term care residents with dementia
    Ann L Gruber-Baldini
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Gerontologist 45:50-5. 2005
  10. pmc Older adults' beliefs about physician-estimated life expectancy: a cross-sectional survey
    Christine E Kistler
    Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 7:9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Screening accuracy for late-life depression in primary care: a systematic review
    Lea C Watson
    Geriatric Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:956-64. 2003
    ..To determine the accuracy of depression screening instruments for older adults in primary care...
  2. ncbi request reprint Can we trust depression screening instruments in healthy 'old-old' adults?
    Lea C Watson
    Department of Psychiatry, Program of Geriatric Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:278-85. 2004
    ..We wished to characterize depressive symptoms and determine the accuracy of two common screening instruments for major and minor depression in a population of old-old retirees...
  3. pmc Asking family about memory loss. Is it helpful?
    Lea C Watson
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:28-32. 2005
    ..To compare a family informant's report of memory loss in an older family member to standardized clinical diagnoses of cognitive impairment...
  4. pmc Practical depression screening in residential care/assisted living: five methods compared with gold standard diagnoses
    Lea C Watson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:556-64. 2009
    ..To test the accuracy of five practical depression screening strategies in older adults residing in residential care/assisted living (RC/AL)...
  5. doi request reprint Perceptions of depression among dementia caregivers: findings from the CATIE-AD trial
    Lea C Watson
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:397-402. 2011
    ..For patients with Alzheimer's disease complicated by behavioral disturbances, to use single questions about perceived depression and assess patient and caregiver accuracy in recognizing patient depression...
  6. ncbi request reprint Depression in assisted living is common and related to physical burden
    Lea C Watson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:876-83. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to obtain a direct estimate of the prevalence of depression, its associated factors, and rates of treatment among residents of assisted living (AL) facilities in central Maryland...
  7. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with potentially inappropriate drug utilization in a sample of rural community-dwelling older adults
    Susan J Blalock
    School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 3:168-79. 2005
    ..The Beers criteria are often used to identify such medications. Past research has documented that use of Beers drugs is common among older adults...
  8. pmc Older adults' attitudes about continuing cancer screening later in life: a pilot study interviewing residents of two continuing care communities
    Carmen L Lewis
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Geriatr 6:10. 2006
    ..Because older adults' preferences are central to individualized decisions, we assessed older adults' perspectives about continuing cancer screening later in life...
  9. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with depression in long-term care residents with dementia
    Ann L Gruber-Baldini
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Gerontologist 45:50-5. 2005
    ..Overall, 25% of the participants were depressed. Depression was related to severe cognitive impairment, behavioral symptoms, pain, and for-profit nursing home residence...
  10. pmc Older adults' beliefs about physician-estimated life expectancy: a cross-sectional survey
    Christine E Kistler
    Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 7:9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess older adults' beliefs about physician-estimated life expectancy...