M P Lawton
Affiliation: Temple University
- A stimulation-retreat special care unit for elders with dementing illnessM P Lawton
Polisher Research Institute of Philadelphia Geriatric Center and Temple University Health Sciences Center, PA 19141 2996, USA
Int Psychogeriatr 10:379-95. 1998..Lesser decline in positive affect and increases in external engagement, however, led to the conclusion that the intervention showed a marginally significant and selective effect on positive behaviors and affect...
- Quality of life in chronic illnessM P Lawton
Polisher Research Institute, Philadelphia Geriatric Center and Temple University of the Health Sciences, Philadelphia, PA 19141 2996, USA
Gerontology 45:181-3. 1999....
- Two transitions in daughters' caregiving careersM P Lawton
Polisher Research Institute, Temple Continuing Care Center, Philadelphia Geriatric Center, PA 19141 2996, USA
Gerontologist 40:437-48. 2000..Although longitudinal study shows little positive evidence for the wear-and-tear model of caregiving, methodological improvements are needed before discarding the hypothesis that caregiving erodes mental health...
- The structure of depression among elderly institution residents: affective and somatic correlates of physical frailtyP A Parmelee
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:M155-62. 1998....
- The psychosocial preferences of older adults: a pilot examination of content and structureB D Carpenter
Polisher Research Institute, Philadelphia Geriatric Center, PA 19141, USA
Gerontologist 40:335-48. 2000..They also might assist formal and informal caregivers in tailoring their interventions to provide individualized care that enhances quality of life for older adults...
- Valuation of life: a concept and a scaleM P Lawton
Polisher Research Institute, Philadelphia Geriatric Center, USA
J Aging Health 13:3-31. 2001..DISCUSSION. VOL is a cognitive-affective schema whose function as a mediator and moderator between health and end-of-life decisions deserves further research...