Laura N Gitlin

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Correlates of quality of life for individuals with dementia living at home: the role of home environment, caregiver, and patient-related characteristics
    Laura N Gitlin
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:587-97. 2014
  2. pmc A non-pharmacologic approach to address challenging behaviors of Veterans with dementia: description of the tailored activity program-VA randomized trial
    Laura N Gitlin
    Johns Hopkins University, 525 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Geriatr 13:96. 2013
  3. pmc Occupational therapy discharge planning for older adults: a protocol for a randomised trial and economic evaluation
    Kylie Wales
    Ageing Work and Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 12:34. 2012
  4. pmc Identification of and beliefs about depressive symptoms and preferred treatment approaches among community-living older African Americans
    Laura N Gitlin
    Department of Health Systems and Outcomes LNG, School of Nursing, and Center for Innovative Care in Aging, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:973-84. 2012
  5. pmc Introducing a new intervention: an overview of research phases and common challenges
    Laura N Gitlin
    Center for Innovative Care in Aging, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 67:177-84. 2013
  6. pmc Nonpharmacologic management of behavioral symptoms in dementia
    Laura N Gitlin
    Department of Community Public Health, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 525 Wolfe St, Ste 316, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 308:2020-9. 2012
  7. pmc The Republic of Chile: an upper middle-income country at the crossroads of economic development and aging
    Laura N Gitlin
    Department of Health Systems and Outcomes, School of Nursing, Center for Innovative Care in Aging, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Gerontologist 52:297-305. 2012
  8. pmc A community-integrated home based depression intervention for older African Americans: [corrected] description of the Beat the Blues randomized trial and intervention costs
    Laura N Gitlin
    Johns Hopkins University, 525 Wolf Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, United States of America
    BMC Geriatr 12:4. 2012
  9. pmc Community aging in place, advancing better living for elders: a bio-behavioral-environmental intervention to improve function and health-related quality of life in disabled older adults
    Sarah L Szanton
    Department of Health Systems and Outcomes, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:2314-20. 2011
  10. pmc A tool to strengthen the older patient-companion partnership in primary care: results from a pilot study
    Jennifer L Wolff
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology and Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:312-9. 2014

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Publications14

  1. pmc Correlates of quality of life for individuals with dementia living at home: the role of home environment, caregiver, and patient-related characteristics
    Laura N Gitlin
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:587-97. 2014
    ..To examine prevalence of modifiable risk factors and their contribution to patient quality of life (QoL) as rated by dementia patients and family caregivers...
  2. pmc A non-pharmacologic approach to address challenging behaviors of Veterans with dementia: description of the tailored activity program-VA randomized trial
    Laura N Gitlin
    Johns Hopkins University, 525 N, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Geriatr 13:96. 2013
    ..Given dementia's devastating effects and the absence of an imminent cure, the Veterans Administration has supported the development and testing of new approaches to manage challenging behaviors at home...
  3. pmc Occupational therapy discharge planning for older adults: a protocol for a randomised trial and economic evaluation
    Kylie Wales
    Ageing Work and Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 12:34. 2012
    ..This trial will also examine the cost of the intervention and cost effectiveness when compared to in-hospital discharge planning...
  4. pmc Identification of and beliefs about depressive symptoms and preferred treatment approaches among community-living older African Americans
    Laura N Gitlin
    Department of Health Systems and Outcomes LNG, School of Nursing, and Center for Innovative Care in Aging, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:973-84. 2012
    ..Differences between the depressed and nondepressed and men and women were examined...
  5. pmc Introducing a new intervention: an overview of research phases and common challenges
    Laura N Gitlin
    Center for Innovative Care in Aging, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 67:177-84. 2013
    ..Although interventions needed to improve the public's health are complex and funding lags behind, introducing new interventions remains a critical and most worthy pursuit...
  6. pmc Nonpharmacologic management of behavioral symptoms in dementia
    Laura N Gitlin
    Department of Community Public Health, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 525 Wolfe St, Ste 316, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 308:2020-9. 2012
    ..Nonpharmacologic management of behavioral symptoms in dementia can significantly improve quality of life and patient-caregiver satisfaction...
  7. pmc The Republic of Chile: an upper middle-income country at the crossroads of economic development and aging
    Laura N Gitlin
    Department of Health Systems and Outcomes, School of Nursing, Center for Innovative Care in Aging, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Gerontologist 52:297-305. 2012
    ..It reveals that there is a fundamental lack of adequate and depthful epidemiologic and country-specific research from which to fully understand the aging experience and guide new policies in support of health and well-being...
  8. pmc A community-integrated home based depression intervention for older African Americans: [corrected] description of the Beat the Blues randomized trial and intervention costs
    Laura N Gitlin
    Johns Hopkins University, 525 Wolf Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, United States of America
    BMC Geriatr 12:4. 2012
    ..There is an urgent need to develop and test new depression treatments that resonate with minority populations that are hard-to-reach and underserved and to evaluate their cost and cost-effectiveness...
  9. pmc Community aging in place, advancing better living for elders: a bio-behavioral-environmental intervention to improve function and health-related quality of life in disabled older adults
    Sarah L Szanton
    Department of Health Systems and Outcomes, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:2314-20. 2011
    ..To determine effect size and acceptability of a multicomponent behavior and home repair intervention for low-income disabled older adults...
  10. pmc A tool to strengthen the older patient-companion partnership in primary care: results from a pilot study
    Jennifer L Wolff
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Department of Health, Behavior, and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology and Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:312-9. 2014
    ..To determine the acceptability of a pre-consultation checklist for older adults who attend medical visits with an unpaid companion and to evaluate its effects on visit communication...
  11. pmc Beat the blues decreases depression in financially strained older african-american adults
    Sarah L Szanton
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:692-7. 2014
    ..Financial strain, defined as inadequate income to cover basic needs, is related to depression in minority populations. It is unclear whether interventions can improve depression in those reporting financial strain...
  12. pmc Caregiver's Perceptions of the Relationship of Pain to Behavioral and Psychiatric Symptoms in Older Community-residing Adults With Dementia
    Nancy Hodgson
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA Sycamore Consulting LLC, Woodstock, GA
    Clin J Pain 30:421-7. 2014
    ..The goal of the present study was to examine the relationship between pain and behavioral and psychiatric symptoms of dementia in community-residing older adults from the perspective of the family caregiver...
  13. pmc A multidimensional home-based care coordination intervention for elders with memory disorders: the Maximizing Independence at Home (MIND) pilot randomized trial
    Quincy M Samus
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bayview, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:398-414. 2014
    ..To assess whether a dementia care coordination intervention delays time to transition from home and reduces unmet needs in elders with memory disorders...
  14. pmc Factors associated with caregiver readiness to use nonpharmacologic strategies to manage dementia-related behavioral symptoms
    Laura N Gitlin
    Department of Community Public Health, School of Nursing, Joint Appointments, Department of Psychiatry, and Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, School of Medicine, Director, Center for Innovative Care in Aging, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 29:93-102. 2014
    ..Caregivers may vary in readiness to use strategies. We examined characteristics associated with readiness, extent readiness changed during intervention, and predictors of change in readiness...