G J McDougall

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sixteen-month evaluation of depressive symptomatology in older adults
    Graham J McDougall
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, TX, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 26:e13-21. 2012
  2. pmc Older males, cognitive function, and alcohol consumption
    Graham J McDougall
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, 78701, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:337-53. 2006
  3. pmc Older adults in the SeniorWISE study at risk for mild cognitive impairment
    Graham J McDougall
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 20:126-34. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Memory performance and mild cognitive impairment in Black and White community elders
    Graham J McDougall
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:381-8. 2007
  5. pmc A framework for cognitive interventions targeting everyday memory performance and memory self-efficacy
    Graham J McDougall
    School of Nursing, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Fam Community Health 32:S15-26. 2009
  6. pmc The revised direct assessment of functional status for independent older adults
    Graham J McDougall
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, 1700 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Gerontologist 50:363-70. 2010
  7. pmc Health-training intervention for community-dwelling elderly in the SeniorWISE Study
    Graham J McDougall
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, School of Nursing, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 24:125-36. 2010
  8. pmc The SeniorWISE study: improving everyday memory in older adults
    Graham J McDougall
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 24:291-306. 2010
  9. pmc Symptom management of affective and cognitive disturbance with a group of cancer survivors
    Graham J McDougall
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 25:24-35. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Memory performance, health literacy, and instrumental activities of daily living of community residing older adults
    Graham J McDougall
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701 1499, USA
    Nurs Res 61:70-5. 2012

Research Grants

  1. IMPROVING EVERYDAY MEMORY IN AT RISK ELDERLY
    Graham J McDougall; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Sixteen-month evaluation of depressive symptomatology in older adults
    Graham J McDougall
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, TX, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 26:e13-21. 2012
    ..The findings provide evidence that depressive symptoms in older adults are variable and fluctuate over time. The significance of this research was the longitudinal evaluation of depressive symptoms in community-residing elders...
  2. pmc Older males, cognitive function, and alcohol consumption
    Graham J McDougall
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, 78701, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:337-53. 2006
    ..The drinkers reported significantly less depression, had higher self-reported general health and vitality, and had higher cognitive performance, cognitive flexibility, and verbal memory, and greater knowledge of memory processes...
  3. pmc Older adults in the SeniorWISE study at risk for mild cognitive impairment
    Graham J McDougall
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 20:126-34. 2006
    ..This pattern of results suggests that those with declining memory are less aware of their deficits in activities of daily living that their actual performance would suggest are occurring...
  4. ncbi request reprint Memory performance and mild cognitive impairment in Black and White community elders
    Graham J McDougall
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:381-8. 2007
    ..Deficits in memory performance are often nonspecific predictors of cognitive decline and may portend a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI)...
  5. pmc A framework for cognitive interventions targeting everyday memory performance and memory self-efficacy
    Graham J McDougall
    School of Nursing, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Fam Community Health 32:S15-26. 2009
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  6. pmc The revised direct assessment of functional status for independent older adults
    Graham J McDougall
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, 1700 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Gerontologist 50:363-70. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Health-training intervention for community-dwelling elderly in the SeniorWISE Study
    Graham J McDougall
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, School of Nursing, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 24:125-36. 2010
    ..69, P < .012. Health variables remained stable over time. This intervention demonstrated that health training has the potential for noticeable improvement in Instrumental Activities of Daily Living function...
  8. pmc The SeniorWISE study: improving everyday memory in older adults
    Graham J McDougall
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 24:291-306. 2010
    ..This study contributed to the knowledge base of geropsychiatric nursing by providing evidence for an effective psychosocial intervention that could be delivered by advanced practice nurses...
  9. pmc Symptom management of affective and cognitive disturbance with a group of cancer survivors
    Graham J McDougall
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 25:24-35. 2011
    ..However, clinicians do not intervene for these cognitive problems. This article describes the findings from a pilot study of a memory versus health training intervention and its adaptability for cancer survivors for symptom management...
  10. doi request reprint Memory performance, health literacy, and instrumental activities of daily living of community residing older adults
    Graham J McDougall
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701 1499, USA
    Nurs Res 61:70-5. 2012
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  11. pmc Utility of nutraceutical products marketed for cognitive and memory enhancement
    Graham J McDougall
    The University of Texas at Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Holist Nurs 23:415-33. 2005
    ..Until more research is available, it is suggested that holistic nursing professionals exercise caution in recommending nutraceuticals to their patients/clients for the use of cognitive improvement or memory enhancement...
  12. ncbi request reprint Memory awareness in nursing home residents
    G J McDougall
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Gerontology 44:281-7. 1998
    ..Clinicians usually rely on their subjective observations to evaluate the patient's awareness of deficits, and few investigators have systematically evaluated this important clinical phenomenon...
  13. ncbi request reprint Decreasing mental frailty in at-risk elders
    G J McDougall
    University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 19:220-4. 1998
    ..The article also describes simple assessment techniques, explores memory improvement strategies, and considers nursing implications...
  14. pmc Memory improvement in assisted living elders
    G J McDougall
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing 78701, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 21:217-33. 2000
    ..56, M2 = 1.25), asking for a belonging (M1 = .62, M2 = .88), and delivering a message (M1 = 1.00, M2 = 1.19) significantly improved...
  15. ncbi request reprint Memory self-efficacy and memory performance among black and white elders
    Graham J McDougall
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, USA
    Nurs Res 53:323-31. 2004
    ..The ability to differentiate between normal functioning and pathologic changes in cognitive aging will be enhanced by descriptive studies providing data from diverse samples of older adults...
  16. pmc Recruiting African Americans into research on cognitive aging
    G J McDougall
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, 78701, USA
    Ethn Dis 11:124-33. 2001
    ..More research is needed to document normative measures for cognitive function and to facilitate accurate comparisons between African-American elderly and other elderly...
  17. ncbi request reprint Memory improvement in octogenarians
    Graham J McDougall
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 15:2-10. 2002
    ..The dose of the intervention (eight sessions) was adequate, and practice in each class session facilitated mastery of memory strategies and techniques...
  18. pmc Black and white men at risk for memory impairment
    Graham J McDougall
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, 78701, USA
    Nurs Res 52:42-6. 2003
    ..Blacks are under-represented in government-funded research. Epidemiological data indicate that morbidity and mortality in the United States are higher in Blacks than in Whites...
  19. pmc Differential benefits of memory training for minority older adults in the SeniorWISE study
    Graham J McDougall
    School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Gerontologist 50:632-45. 2010
    ..Cognitive training improves mental abilities in older adults, but the benefit to minority elders is unclear. We conducted a subgroup analysis of subjects in the SeniorWISE (Wisdom Is Simply Exploration) trial to examine this issue...
  20. pmc Comparing the efficiency of eight-session versus four-session memory intervention for older adults
    Heather Becker
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 22:87-94. 2008
    ..When examining cost-effectiveness, an eight-session intervention produced slightly greater gains in memory performance, but at a higher cost. Future studies should systematically vary key intervention components in more diverse samples...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of depressive symptoms between homebound older adults and ambulatory older adults
    Namkee G Choi
    School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 0358, USA
    Aging Ment Health 11:310-22. 2007
    ....
  22. pmc Older women's cognitive and affective response to moderate drinking
    Teena Zimmerman
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, Texas 78701, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:1095-102. 2004
    ..In this paper we investigated the question, how do older women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol differ from those who do not drink on measurements of cognitive function, memory, affect and health?..
  23. ncbi request reprint Barriers to planning and conducting a screening: prostate cancer
    Graham J McDougall
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, Texas, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 25:336-40. 2004
    ..It is important that when planning a health screening in the community, both barriers and advantages be evaluated during the planning and before the implementation phase of the project...
  24. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in coping and control with memory aging
    G J McDougall
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    J Women Aging 10:21-40. 1998
    ..The addition of perceived health status to each model substantially changed each of their predictive values...
  25. ncbi request reprint Research review: the effect of acupressure with massage on fatigue and depression in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Graham J McDougall
    University of Texas at Austin, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 26:164-5. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint Memory and mild mental loss in Black and White community elders
    Graham J McDougall
    Ethn Dis 17:414. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Aging memory self-efficacy: elders share their thoughts and experience
    Graham J McDougall
    University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 24:162-8. 2003
    ..Therefore, it is important for clinicians to ask elders about memory function during routine health care encounters, as individuals are interested in memory assessment and management...
  28. ncbi request reprint Memory functions of Taiwanese American older adults
    Lee Jen W Suen
    University of Akron
    West J Nurs Res 26:222-41. 2004
    ..8% of the variance in memory function. Results of this study are consistent with that of many other studies conducted in the United States: Memory declined with age...
  29. pmc Serving the underserved through research
    Graham J McDougall
    University of Texas School of Nursing at Austin
    Reflect Nurs Leadersh 28:34-7. 2002

Research Grants5

  1. IMPROVING EVERYDAY MEMORY IN AT RISK ELDERLY
    Graham J McDougall; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data collections will occur over 27 months on five occasions with face-to-face interviews. Data analysis will include descriptive statistics, correlations, 2X5 MANOVA and hierarchical regressions. ..