D L Roth

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Awareness and management of chronic disease, insurance status, and health professional shortage areas in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS): a cross-sectional study
    Raegan W Durant
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 1717 11th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:208. 2012
  2. pmc Religious involvement measurement model in a national sample of African Americans
    David L Roth
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Relig Health 51:567-78. 2012
  3. pmc Promotion of couples' voluntary counselling and testing for HIV through influential networks in two African capital cities
    Susan Allen
    The Rwanda Zambia HIV Research Group, 1520 Clifton Road, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:349. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in social support as mediators of the impact of a psychosocial intervention for spouse caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease
    David L Roth
    Department of Biostatistics and Center for Aging, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:634-44. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Association of physical activity and visual attention in older adults
    David L Roth
    Department of Biostatistics and University of Alabama at Birmingham Center for Aging, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Aging Health 15:534-47. 2003
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Race and gender differences in 1-year outcomes for community-dwelling stroke survivors with family caregivers
    David L Roth
    Department of Biostatistics, UAB, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Stroke 42:626-31. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Latent growth models of the longitudinal effects of dementia caregiving: a comparison of African American and White family caregivers
    D L Roth
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Psychol Aging 16:427-36. 2001

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. pmc Awareness and management of chronic disease, insurance status, and health professional shortage areas in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS): a cross-sectional study
    Raegan W Durant
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 1717 11th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:208. 2012
    ..We examined variation in awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia according to both geographic and financial access to care...
  2. pmc Religious involvement measurement model in a national sample of African Americans
    David L Roth
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Relig Health 51:567-78. 2012
    ..Women reported higher levels of religious involvement than men. These results support the validity of this relatively brief instrument for assessing these two dimensions of religious involvement for both African American women and men...
  3. pmc Promotion of couples' voluntary counselling and testing for HIV through influential networks in two African capital cities
    Susan Allen
    The Rwanda Zambia HIV Research Group, 1520 Clifton Road, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:349. 2007
    ..Couples' Voluntary Counselling and Testing (CVCT) is an effective prevention strategy for this group. We present our experience with a community-based program for the promotion of CVCT in Kigali, Rwanda and Lusaka, Zambia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Changes in social support as mediators of the impact of a psychosocial intervention for spouse caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease
    David L Roth
    Department of Biostatistics and Center for Aging, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Psychol Aging 20:634-44. 2005
    ..A portion of this mediated effect was further mediated by changes in caregiver stress appraisals. Implications for strengthening intervention programs for spouse caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease are discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Association of physical activity and visual attention in older adults
    David L Roth
    Department of Biostatistics and University of Alabama at Birmingham Center for Aging, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Aging Health 15:534-47. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to examine possible associations between physical activity and visual attention in community-dwelling older adults...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Race and gender differences in 1-year outcomes for community-dwelling stroke survivors with family caregivers
    David L Roth
    Department of Biostatistics, UAB, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Stroke 42:626-31. 2011
    ..Race and gender differences in 1-year stroke outcomes were examined using an epidemiologically derived sample of first-time stroke survivors from the national REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study...
  10. ncbi request reprint Latent growth models of the longitudinal effects of dementia caregiving: a comparison of African American and White family caregivers
    D L Roth
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Psychol Aging 16:427-36. 2001
    ..Implications for additional research and clinical intervention are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sexual practices of HIV discordant and concordant couples in Rwanda: effects of a testing and counselling programme for men
    D L Roth
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 12:181-8. 2001
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  12. pmc Race and gender differences in perceived caregiver availability for community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults
    David L Roth
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 327 Ryals Building, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Gerontologist 47:721-9. 2007
    ..This study examined race and gender differences in perceived informal caregiver availability for participants aged 45 and older in a large national epidemiological study...
  13. pmc Family caregiving and emotional strain: associations with quality of life in a large national sample of middle-aged and older adults
    David L Roth
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:679-88. 2009
    ..This study examined the quality of life correlates of family caregiving and caregiving strain in a large national epidemiological sample...
  14. ncbi request reprint Psychological, social, and health impact of caregiving: a comparison of black and white dementia family caregivers and noncaregivers
    W E Haley
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Psychol Aging 10:540-52. 1995
    ..Methodological issues in comparing well-being in Black and White caregivers, in particular the importance of including noncaregiving comparison subjects are discussed...
  15. pmc Reliability and predictive validity of energy intake measures from the 24-hour dietary recalls of homebound older adults
    Yanhui Sun
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:773-8. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint Predicting longitudinal changes in caregiver physical and mental health: a stress process model
    K T Goode
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    Health Psychol 17:190-8. 1998
    ..In particular, benign appraisals of stressors, the use of approach coping, and greater levels of social support were associated with more positive caregiver health outcomes over time...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint MRI extrahippocampal volumes and visual memory: correlations independent of MRI hippocampal volumes in temporal lobe epilepsy patients
    R C Martin
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology 35294 0021, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 5:540-8. 1999
    ..Results suggest that visual memory, as measured by the Visual Reproduction Test, may be uniquely associated with extrahippocampal volumes in patients with TLE...
  19. ncbi request reprint Disorganized search on cancellation is not a consequence of neglect
    V W Mark
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 19 Street South, SRC 190, Birmingham, AL 35249 7330, USA
    Neurology 63:78-84. 2004
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  20. ncbi request reprint Investigation of executive function change following anterior temporal lobectomy: selective normalization of verbal fluency
    R C Martin
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham 35294 0021, USA
    Neuropsychology 14:501-8. 2000
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of recent research demonstrating extrahippocampal metabolic normalization following surgery...
  21. pmc Body mass index, weight loss, and mortality in community-dwelling older adults
    Julie L Locher
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1389-92. 2007
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  22. ncbi request reprint Agreement between prospective interactive voice response self-monitoring and structured retrospective reports of drinking and contextual variables during natural resolution attempts
    Jalie A Tucker
    Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, 227 Ryals, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:538-42. 2007
    ..These issues were evaluated using recently resolved, untreated problem drinkers who are targets for telehealth interventions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Extending the evidence hierarchy to enhance evidence-based practice for substance use disorders
    Jalie A Tucker
    Department of Health Behavior, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Addiction 101:918-32. 2006
    ..This paper examines the evidence-based practice (EBP) movement in the context of the developmental status of theory, research and practice on substance use disorders...
  24. ncbi request reprint Global ratings of patient satisfaction and perceptions of improvement with treatment for urinary incontinence: validation of three global patient ratings
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:411-7. 2006
    ..To test the validity of three patient global ratings, satisfaction, perception of improvement, and estimated percent improvement, for measuring outcomes of behavioral treatment for urinary incontinence...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predictors of improvement in social support: Five-year effects of a structured intervention for caregivers of spouses with Alzheimer's disease
    Patricia Drentea
    Department of Sociology, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:957-67. 2006
    ..We conclude with a discussion of the importance of having psychological respite when caregivers spend their days in the home and are isolated...
  26. ncbi request reprint Can high-risk older drivers be identified through performance-based measures in a Department of Motor Vehicles setting?
    Karlene K Ball
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Edward R Roybal Center for Translational Research on Aging and Mobility, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:77-84. 2006
    ..To evaluate the relationship between performance-based risk factors and subsequent at-fault motor vehicle collision (MVC) involvement in a cohort of older drivers...
  27. pmc Visual function and cognitive speed of processing mediate age-related decline in memory span and fluid intelligence
    Olivio J Clay
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 415 Campbell Hall, 1300 University Boulevard, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 1170, USA
    J Aging Health 21:547-66. 2009
    ..In addition, the common cause, sensory degradation and speed of processing hypotheses were compared...
  28. ncbi request reprint Unintentional weight loss predicts decline in activities of daily living function and life-space mobility over 4 years among community-dwelling older adults
    Christine S Ritchie
    Department of Medicine Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:67-75. 2008
    ..We sought to study the relationship between BMI and weight loss on the rate of decline in ADL function and life-space mobility over a 4-year period among older African Americans and whites...
  29. pmc A multidimensional approach to understanding under-eating in homebound older adults: the importance of social factors
    Julie L Locher
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    Gerontologist 48:223-34. 2008
    ..The focus of the study was on identifying potentially modifiable factors amenable to social and behavioral interventions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Validation of use of wireless monitors to measure levels of mobility during hospitalization
    Cynthia J Brown
    Birmingham Atlanta Department of Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:551-8. 2008
    ..The median kappa was 0.92 and the kappa across all observations was 0.88, indicating excellent agreement. This study demonstrates that wireless monitors validly measure mobility levels among older hospitalized patients...
  31. doi request reprint Behavioral therapy with or without biofeedback and pelvic floor electrical stimulation for persistent postprostatectomy incontinence: a randomized controlled trial
    Patricia S Goode
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JAMA 305:151-9. 2011
    ..Although behavioral therapy has been shown to improve postoperative recovery of continence, there have been no controlled trials of behavioral therapy for postprostatectomy incontinence persisting more than 1 year...
  32. pmc Prevalence and correlates of nocturia in community-dwelling older adults
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:861-6. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence and correlates of nocturia in community-dwelling older adults...
  33. doi request reprint A behavioral economic reward index predicts drinking resolutions: moderation revisited and compared with other outcomes
    Jalie A Tucker
    Department of Health Behavior, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 77:219-28. 2009
    ..The study adds to evidence supporting a behavioral economic analysis of drinking resolutions and shows that a systematic analysis of preresolution spending patterns aids in predicting moderation...
  34. pmc Patient death as a censoring event or competing risk event in models of nursing home placement
    Jeff M Szychowski
    Department of Biostatistics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, U S A
    Stat Med 29:371-81. 2010
    ..In the presence of multiple covariates, the intervention effect is significant in both approaches, but the interpretation of the covariate effects requires joint evaluation of all estimated models...
  35. pmc Trajectories of life-space mobility after hospitalization
    Cynthia J Brown
    Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 11G, 700 South 19th Street, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:372-8. 2009
    ..It may be a more accurate measure of mobility in older adults because it reflects participation in society as well as physical ability...
  36. pmc The effect of the presence of others on caloric intake in homebound older adults
    Julie L Locher
    219N Community Health Services Building, 933 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1475-8. 2005
    ..Undernutrition in homebound older adults is a significant problem. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of the presence of others, both within the household and during meals, on caloric intake in homebound older adults...
  37. ncbi request reprint Improving the effectiveness of adjuvant psychological treatment for women with breast cancer: the feasibility of providing online support
    Jason E Owen
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Psychooncology 13:281-92. 2004
    ..These results suggest that internet-based psychosocial treatments, with notable limitations, are feasible for increasing the impact of psychosocial care...
  38. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the california verbal learning test in patients with epilepsy: relationship to clinical and neuropathological markers of temporal lobe epilepsy
    James H Banos
    University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Neuropsychology 18:60-8. 2004
    ..Only Verbal Learning was related to hippocampal neuropathology, supporting the distinction between learning and attention in the factor structure...
  39. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome in the behavioral treatment of urinary incontinence in women
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:940-7. 2003
    ..To identify predictors of outcome of a multicomponent behavioral training program for urge and stress incontinence in women...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of behavioral training with or without pelvic floor electrical stimulation on stress incontinence in women: a randomized controlled trial
    Patricia S Goode
    Birmingham VA Medical Center, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center 11G, 70019th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    JAMA 290:345-52. 2003
    ..Pelvic floor electrical stimulation (PFES) has been shown to be effective for stress incontinence. However, its role in a multicomponent behavioral training program has not been defined...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Behavioral training with and without biofeedback in the treatment of urge incontinence in older women: a randomized controlled trial
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    JAMA 288:2293-9. 2002
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  43. pmc Effects of age and causal attribution to aging on health-related behaviors associated with urinary incontinence in older women
    Julie L Locher
    Center for Aging, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, and Department of Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Gerontologist 42:515-21. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of age and patients' attribution of incontinence to aging on health-related behaviors associated with incontinence...
  44. doi request reprint Changes in social support and their impact on psychosocial outcome over a 5-year period for African American and White dementia caregivers
    Olivio J Clay
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:857-62. 2008
    ..African Americans have been found to be more resilient to the caregiving role than Whites. Amount of social support and satisfaction with social support were studied as possible explanations for these racial differences...
  45. ncbi request reprint Urodynamic changes associated with behavioral and drug treatment of urge incontinence in older women
    Patricia S Goode
    School of Medicine, Center for Aging, School of Nursing, and School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:808-16. 2002
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  46. pmc Social isolation, support, and capital and nutritional risk in an older sample: ethnic and gender differences
    Julie L Locher
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 219 Community Health Services Building, 933 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:747-61. 2005
    ..This research has implications for nutritional policies directed towards older adults...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cumulative meta-analysis of the relationship between useful field of view and driving performance in older adults: current and future implications
    Olivio J Clay
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 82:724-31. 2005
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  48. ncbi request reprint Verbal memory outcome in patients with normal preoperative verbal memory and left mesial temporal sclerosis
    Anthony LoGalbo
    Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 6:337-41. 2005
    ..We investigated the risk of verbal memory loss in patients with known structural abnormality (i.e., left mesial temporal sclerosis by MRI) and normal preoperative verbal memory performance who undergo left ATL...
  49. ncbi request reprint Predictors of regaining ambulatory ability during hospitalization
    Cynthia J Brown
    Birmingham Atlanta Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0001, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:277-84. 2006
    ..Loss of ambulatory ability with acute hospitalization is common and often does not improve by discharge...
  50. ncbi request reprint Assessing mobility in older adults: the UAB Study of Aging Life-Space Assessment
    Claire Peel
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, WEBB 624, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 3361, USA
    Phys Ther 85:1008-119. 2005
    ..The purpose of this report is to describe the relationships between LSA and traditional measures of physical function, sociodemographic characteristics, depression, and cognitive status...
  51. doi request reprint The association of activity level, parent mental distress, and parental involvement and monitoring with unintentional injury risk in fifth graders
    David C Schwebel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 43:848-52. 2011
    ..Extend findings with young children by examining the strength of association of activity level, parent mental distress, and parental involvement and monitoring with fifth graders' unintentional injuries...
  52. pmc Food choice among homebound older adults: motivations and perceived barriers
    J L Locher
    Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care, Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, Center for Aging Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 13:659-64. 2009
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  53. ncbi request reprint Randomized pilot of a self-guided internet coping group for women with early-stage breast cancer
    Jason E Owen
    Department of Psychology, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:54-64. 2005
    ..Internet-based methods for provision of psychological support and intervention to cancer survivors hold promise for increasing the public impact of such treatments...
  54. ncbi request reprint Adult identity mentoring: reducing sexual risk for African-American seventh grade students
    Leslie F Clark
    University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Adolesc Health 37:337. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether the Adult Identity Mentoring (AIM) project successfully promotes abstinence, delays initiation of sex, and decreases intention to engage in sex...
  55. 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...
  56. 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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  57. ncbi request reprint Improving caregiver well-being delays nursing home placement of patients with Alzheimer disease
    Mary S Mittelman
    Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, NY 10016, USA
    Neurology 67:1592-9. 2006
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  58. 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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  59. ncbi request reprint Effects of a caregiver intervention on negative caregiver appraisals of behavior problems in patients with Alzheimer's disease: results of a randomized trial
    Mary S Mittelman
    Silberstein Aging and Dementia Research Center, New York University Medical School, NY 10016, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:P27-34. 2004
    ..Because caregiver appraisals have been found to mediate the impact of caregiving stress on depression and to predict nursing home placement rates, they deserve greater attention as an important target of intervention services...
  60. ncbi request reprint Preserving health of Alzheimer caregivers: impact of a spouse caregiver intervention
    Mary S Mittelman
    Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:780-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effects of counseling and support on the physical health of caregivers of spouses of people with Alzheimer disease...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Sustained benefit of supportive intervention for depressive symptoms in caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Mary 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...
  63. ncbi request reprint Neuroticism and longitudinal change in caregiver depression: impact of a spouse-caregiver intervention program
    Yuri Jang
    Department of Aging and Mental Health, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612, USA
    Gerontologist 44:311-7. 2004
    ..We were interested in whether high levels of caregiver neuroticism would lead to a diminished response to the enhanced treatment and whether neuroticism affected the longitudinal course of caregiver depression regardless of intervention...
  64. ncbi request reprint Use of the internet for information and support: disclosure among persons with breast and prostate cancer
    Jason E Owen
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, School of Public Health and Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6900, USA
    J Behav Med 27:491-505. 2004
    ..Content analysis of online communication appears to be a promising method for detecting communication differences among subgroups of cancer patients...
  65. pmc Can counseling and support reduce burden and depressive symptoms in caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease during the transition to institutionalization? Results from the New York University caregiver intervention study
    Joseph E Gaugler
    Center on Aging, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:421-8. 2008
    ..To determine whether counseling and support reduce the burden and depressive symptoms of spouse caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) during the transition to institutionalization...
  66. 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
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