D W Coon
Affiliation: Institute on Aging
- Well-being, appraisal, and coping in Latina and Caucasian female dementia caregivers: findings from the REACH studyD W Coon
VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
Aging Ment Health 8:330-45. 2004..The relationship of these variables to level of acculturation for the Latina caregivers was also explored. Implications of these results for psychosocial interventions with Latino and Caucasian family caregivers are discussed...
- The relationship between homework compliance and treatment outcomes among older adult outpatients with mild-to-moderate depressionDavid W Coon
Institute on Aging, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:53-61. 2003....
- Designing effective HIV/AIDS social and behavioral interventions for the population of those age 50 and olderDavid W Coon
The Institute on Aging, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33:S194-205. 2003..Pragmatic considerations such as identifying and dismantling ageism in interventions, delineating intervention outcomes, and planning for intervention transferability, dissemination, and sustainability also are raised...
- The Northern California Chronic Care Network for DementiaDavid W Coon
Institute on Aging formerly Goldman Institute on Aging, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:150-6. 2004....
- Comparison of desipramine and cognitive/behavioral therapy in the treatment of elderly outpatients with mild-to-moderate depressionL W Thompson
Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, CA, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 9:225-40. 2001..The results indicate that psychotherapy can be an effective treatment for older adult outpatients with moderate levels of depression...
- Effective recruitment strategies for Latino and Caucasian dementia family caregivers in intervention researchDolores Gallagher-Thompson
Older Adult and Family Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:484-90. 2004..However, their participation in intervention research is disproportionately low. The authors compared the participant retention rates of three different recruitment strategies in a sample of Latino and Caucasian family caregivers...
- Ethnicity and time to institutionalization of dementia patients: a comparison of Latina and Caucasian female family caregiversBrent T Mausbach
Older Adult and Family Center, Stanford University School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1077-84. 2004..To compare rates of institutionalization of dementia patients cared for by Latina and Caucasian female caregivers and to explore which caregiver and care-recipient characteristics predicted institutionalization...
- The moderating effect of self-efficacy on intervention response in women family caregivers of older adults with dementiaYaron G Rabinowitz
Older Adult and Family Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:642-9. 2006..This study supports the use of self-efficacy as a screening tool for appropriate caregiver intervention assignment...
- Evidence-based psychological treatments for distress in family caregivers of older adultsDolores Gallagher-Thompson
Older Adult and Family Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94025, USA
Psychol Aging 22:37-51. 2007....
- Anger and depression management: psychoeducational skill training interventions for women caregivers of a relative with dementiaDavid W Coon
Institute on Aging, San Francisco, CA, USA
Gerontologist 43:678-89. 2003..This study examines the short-term impact of two theoretically based psychoeducational small group interventions with distressed caregivers, and it also examines the role of specific moderator and mediator variables on caregiver outcomes...
- The Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health (REACH): project design and baseline characteristicsStephen R Wisniewski
Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
Psychol Aging 18:375-84. 2003..Caregivers reported high levels of depressive symptoms and moderate burden. Care recipients were older, with a mean age of 79, and were moderately to severely impaired with mean Mini-Mental State Exam scores of 13/30...
- Change in indices of distress among Latino and Anglo female caregivers of elderly relatives with dementia: site-specific results from the REACH national collaborative studyDolores Gallagher-Thompson
Older Adult and Family Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine and VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 795 Willow Road, mail code 182C MP, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
Gerontologist 43:580-91. 2003..We compare the impact of two distinct interventions on Anglo and Latino caregivers of elderly relatives with dementia...
- Personalismo and breaking barriers: accessing Hispanic populations for clinical services and researchBronwynne C Evans
College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Geriatr Nurs 28:289-96. 2007....
- Development and validation of four-item version of Male Sexual Health Questionnaire to assess ejaculatory dysfunctionRaymond C Rosen
New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
Urology 69:805-9. 2007..An abridged version of the 25-item Male Sexual Health Questionnaire (MSHQ) was developed and validated (MSHQ-EjD Short Form) for assessing ejaculatory dysfunction (EjD)...
- Data and safety monitoring in social behavioral intervention trials: the REACH II experienceSara J Czaja
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center on Aging, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1695 N W 9th Ave, Suite 3204, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
Clin Trials 3:107-18. 2006..Most of the existing literature and guidelines for safety monitoring and reporting of adverse events focuses on medical interventions. Consequently, there is little guidance for investigators conducting social and behavior trials...
- Variation in cost of informal caregiving and formal-service use for people with Alzheimer's diseaseBrooke S Harrow
College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 19:299-308. 2004..Further study is needed to determine whether this reflects differences in access or availability or how including a control group for care recipients with nondementia diagnoses might have affected these findings...
- Sustained benefit of supportive intervention for depressive symptoms in caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's diseaseMary S Mittelman
Silberstein Institute for Aging and Dementia, Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, 550 First Ave, New York, NY 10016, USA
Am J Psychiatry 161:850-6. 2004..The long-term effect of counseling and support on symptoms of depression was examined in spouse-caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease...
- Psychometric analysis of the Revised Memory and Behavior Problems Checklist: factor structure of occurrence and reaction ratingsDavid L Roth
Department of Biostatistics, Center for Aging, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 Third Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0022, USA
Psychol Aging 18:906-15. 2003..In addition, female caregivers and White caregivers reported more problems, on average, than male caregivers and African American caregivers, respectively...
- The Caregiver Vigilance Scale: application and validation in the Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health (REACH) projectDiane Feeney Mahoney
Program for Enhanced Family Caregiving Through Technology, Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 18:39-48. 2003..We also highlight the practical utility of selected items for potential use in the caregiver assessment process...
- Encouraging homework completion among older adults in therapyDavid W Coon
Institute on Aging, San Francisco Older Adult and Family Center, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
J Clin Psychol 58:549-63. 2002..We present basic tenets for effective homework completion regardless of age group as well as several methods to address homework challenges that we find to be particularly pertinent for therapists treating today's older adults...
- The cost-effectiveness of a behavior intervention with caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's diseaseLinda O Nichols
Veterans Affairs Medical Center Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee 38104, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:413-20. 2008..To examine the cost-effectiveness of a randomized, clinical trial of a home-based intervention for caregivers of people with dementia...