L Burgio

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Agitation in nursing home residents: the role of gender and social context
    L D Burgio
    School of Social Work and Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, 35487 0315, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 12:495-511. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal examination of agitation and resident characteristics in the nursing home
    Louis D Burgio
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, Box 870315, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 47:642-9. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in the nursing home: effects of staff assignment and work shift
    Louis D Burgio
    Department of Psychology and Center for Mental Health and Aging, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 44:368-77. 2004
  4. pmc Impact of two psychosocial interventions on white and African American family caregivers of individuals with dementia
    Louis Burgio
    Applied Gerontology Program, University of Alabama, 210 Osband Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 43:568-79. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Teaching and maintaining behavior management skills in the nursing home
    Louis D Burgio
    Applied Gerontology Program, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 42:487-96. 2002
  6. pmc Judging outcomes in psychosocial interventions for dementia caregivers: the problem of treatment implementation
    L Burgio
    Applied Gerontology Program, The University of Alabama, 210 Osband Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 41:481-9. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Come talk with me: improving communication between nursing assistants and nursing home residents during care routines
    L D Burgio
    Applied Gerontology Program, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 41:449-60. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Family caregiving to those with dementia in rural Alabama: racial similarities and differences
    Jordan I Kosberg
    University of Alabama, USA
    J Aging Health 19:3-21. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of need-driven behaviors in nursing home residents with dementia and associated certified nursing assistant burden
    Misti J Norton
    Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Box 870348, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0348, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:303-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Pain assessment and management in cognitively impaired nursing home residents: association of certified nursing assistant pain report, Minimum Data Set pain report, and analgesic medication use
    Susan E Fisher
    Department of Psychology and Applied Gerontology Program, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:152-6. 2002

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Agitation in nursing home residents: the role of gender and social context
    L D Burgio
    School of Social Work and Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, 35487 0315, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 12:495-511. 2000
    ..Results suggest that staff touch and verbal interaction elicit agitation in a significant proportion of residents. Once agitation occurs, staff were likely to respond by interacting verbally, but not physically, with the resident...
  2. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal examination of agitation and resident characteristics in the nursing home
    Louis D Burgio
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, Box 870315, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 47:642-9. 2007
    ..This study used cross-sectional and longitudinal (up to 18 months) methods to examine agitation among profoundly and moderately impaired residents using both staff report and direct observation methods...
  3. ncbi request reprint Quality of care in the nursing home: effects of staff assignment and work shift
    Louis D Burgio
    Department of Psychology and Center for Mental Health and Aging, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 44:368-77. 2004
    ..Although studies have examined these staffing patterns as part of multicomponent intervention packages, few studies have examined the isolated effects of staffing pattern by using an experimental design...
  4. pmc Impact of two psychosocial interventions on white and African American family caregivers of individuals with dementia
    Louis Burgio
    Applied Gerontology Program, University of Alabama, 210 Osband Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 43:568-79. 2003
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  5. ncbi request reprint Teaching and maintaining behavior management skills in the nursing home
    Louis D Burgio
    Applied Gerontology Program, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 42:487-96. 2002
    ....
  6. pmc Judging outcomes in psychosocial interventions for dementia caregivers: the problem of treatment implementation
    L Burgio
    Applied Gerontology Program, The University of Alabama, 210 Osband Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 41:481-9. 2001
    ..The purpose of this article is to discuss the importance of inducing and assessing treatment implementation (TI) strategies in caregiving trials and to propose Lichstein's TI model as a potential guide...
  7. ncbi request reprint Come talk with me: improving communication between nursing assistants and nursing home residents during care routines
    L D Burgio
    Applied Gerontology Program, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 41:449-60. 2001
    ..We examined the effects of communication skills training and the use of memory books by certified nursing assistants (CNAs) on verbal interactions between CNAs (n = 64) and nursing home residents (n = 67) during care routines...
  8. ncbi request reprint Family caregiving to those with dementia in rural Alabama: racial similarities and differences
    Jordan I Kosberg
    University of Alabama, USA
    J Aging Health 19:3-21. 2007
    ..Further investigations are needed of the interactions between urban/rural location and ethnic/racial backgrounds of dementia caregivers for heuristic and applied reasons...
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of need-driven behaviors in nursing home residents with dementia and associated certified nursing assistant burden
    Misti J Norton
    Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Box 870348, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0348, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:303-9. 2010
    ..American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 5, 10-19] were examined as potential predictors of need-driven behaviors (NDBs) and resistiveness to care and CNA burden...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pain assessment and management in cognitively impaired nursing home residents: association of certified nursing assistant pain report, Minimum Data Set pain report, and analgesic medication use
    Susan E Fisher
    Department of Psychology and Applied Gerontology Program, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:152-6. 2002
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  11. pmc Behavioral characteristics of agitated nursing home residents with dementia at the end of life
    Rebecca S Allen
    Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 45:661-6. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Obtaining self-report data from cognitively impaired elders: methodological issues and clinical implications for nursing home pain assessment
    Susan E Fisher
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Behavioral Health Service Line 116A H, 7180 Highland Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Gerontologist 46:81-8. 2006
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  13. pmc Positive aspects of caregiving as a moderator of treatment outcome over 12 months
    Michelle M Hilgeman
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0348, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:361-71. 2007
    ..Future intervention research should assess individual PAC in order to better tailor interventions to caregiving needs...
  14. pmc Legacy activities as interventions approaching the end of life
    Rebecca S Allen
    Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 0315, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:1029-38. 2008
    ..All participants in the intervention group initiated a Legacy activity and reported that Legacy improved family communication. Legacy interventions hold promise and are simple to implement...
  15. pmc The influences of gender and religiousness on Alzheimer disease caregivers' use of informal support and formal services
    Fei Sun
    Socila Work Department, Arizona State University, 3251, 4701 W Thunderbird Road, Glendale, AZ 85306 4908, USA
    J Aging Health 20:937-53. 2008
    ..Discussion. These findings highlight the necessity to assess AD caregivers' religiousness to better understand their circumstances...
  16. pmc Testing a theoretical model of the stress process in Alzheimer's caregivers with race as a moderator
    Michelle M Hilgeman
    Center for Mental Health and Aging, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 49:248-61. 2009
    ..A secondary aim was to examine race or ethnicity as a moderator of the relation between latent constructs (e.g., subjective stressors and role strain) in the SPM...
  17. ncbi request reprint Examining the effectiveness of traditional audiological assessments for nursing home residents with dementia-related behaviors
    Carmen L Burkhalter
    Department of Communicative Disorders, University of Alabama, College of Arts and Sciences, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487 0226, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 20:529-38. 2009
    ..Nursing home residents who do not receive appropriate audiological services may experience social isolation, cognitive decline and decreased mobility...
  18. ncbi request reprint Positive aspects of Alzheimer's caregiving: the role of race
    Lucinda Lee Roff
    School of Social Work and Center for Mental Health and Aging, University of Alabama, P O Box 870314, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P185-90. 2004
    ..Additional variables that contributed to their higher PAC scores were African Americans' lower anxiety, lower feelings of bother by the care recipient's behavior, and lower socioeconomic status...
  19. doi request reprint The use of Morycz's desire-to-institutionalize scale across three racial/ethnic groups
    Gina M McCaskill
    The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA
    J Aging Health 23:195-202. 2011
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess the dimensionality and reliability of a frequently used scale for predicting the desire to institutionalize among White, African American, and Hispanic caregivers of persons with dementia...
  20. ncbi request reprint The Revised Memory and Behavior Problems Checklist--Nursing Home: instrument development and measurement of burden among certified nursing assistants
    Rebecca S Allen
    Department of Psychology, Center for Mental Health and Aging, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, 35487 0348, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:886-95. 2003
    ..This may have implications for the interpretation of data from the Minimum Data Set. CNAs reported moderately severe burden associated with behavior problems in 47% of residents under their care...
  21. pmc Prescription and dosage of analgesic medication in relation to resident behaviors in the nursing home
    Rebecca S Allen
    Department of Psychology and Applied Gerontology Program, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:534-8. 2003
    ..Residents' behaviors were assessed using computer-assisted real-time observations as potential adjunctive indicators of pain...
  22. pmc Advance care planning in nursing homes: correlates of capacity and possession of advance directives
    Rebecca S Allen
    Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487, USA
    Gerontologist 43:309-17. 2003
    ..This study uses high quality observational research to identify correlates of advance care planning in nursing homes, including objective measurement of capacity...
  23. ncbi request reprint Timed-event sequential analysis of agitation in nursing home residents during personal care interactions with nursing assistants
    David L Roth
    Department of Biostatistics, Center for Aging, Ryals Public Health Building, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P461-8. 2002
    ..The sequential analysis of observational data provides an important method for studying interpersonal interactions, including those of nursing home residents and the nursing staff who care for them...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors of agitation in nursing home residents
    David E Vance
    Center for Research in Applied Gerontology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:P129-37. 2003
    ..The clinical implications of these findings are discussed as well as the relative merits of the two methods of measuring agitation...
  25. pmc The four-factor model of depressive symptoms in dementia caregivers: a structural equation model of ethnic differences
    David L Roth
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:567-76. 2008
    ..These findings clarify and extend previous studies of race differences in depression among diverse samples of dementia caregivers...
  26. ncbi request reprint Correspondence of the functional independence measure (FIM) self-care subscale with real-time observations of dementia patients' ADL performance in the home
    Ellen M Cotter
    Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus, 31709 4693, USA
    Clin Rehabil 16:36-45. 2002
    ..To determine if caregivers of dementia patients can validly report (a) the level of patient activities of daily living (ADL) dependence and (b) the amount of time they spend providing ADL assistance...
  27. pmc Effect of multicomponent interventions on caregiver burden and depression: the REACH multisite initiative at 6-month follow-up
    Laura N Gitlin
    Community and Homecare Research Division, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:361-74. 2003
    ..034). Also, active interventions were superior to control conditions for Hispanics, nonspouses, and caregivers with lower education. Results suggest interventions should be multicomponent and tailored...
  28. pmc The Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health (REACH): project design and baseline characteristics
    Stephen 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...
  29. pmc Using a new taxonomy to combine the uncombinable: integrating results across diverse interventions
    Steven H Belle
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:396-405. 2003
    ..The results indicate that actively targeting caregiver behavior is effective in achieving positive outcomes with respect to caregiver depression...
  30. pmc Psychometric analysis of the Revised Memory and Behavior Problems Checklist: factor structure of occurrence and reaction ratings
    David 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...
  31. pmc Caregiver appraisals of functional dependence in individuals with dementia and associated caregiver upset: psychometric properties of a new scale and response patterns by caregiver and care recipient characteristics
    Laura N Gitlin
    Thomas Jefferson University, USA
    J Aging Health 17:148-71. 2005
    ..To evaluate psychometric properties and response patterns of the Care-giver Assessment of Function and Upset (CAFU), a 15-item multidimensional measure of dependence in dementia patients and caregiver reaction...
  32. ncbi request reprint Providing mental health services to older people living in rural communities
    Allan V Kaufman
    J Gerontol Soc Work 48:349-65. 2007
    ..In this article, we examine these challenges and share what we have learned so far about providing mental health services to elderly persons living in rural environments...
  33. pmc Data and safety monitoring in social behavioral intervention trials: the REACH II experience
    Sara 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...