CATHERINE SARKISIAN

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development, reliability, and validity of the expectations regarding aging (ERA-38) survey
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Gerontologist 42:534-42. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Expectations regarding aging among older adults and physicians who care for older adults
    C A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90095 1687, USA
    Med Care 39:1025-36. 2001
  3. pmc Preliminary evidence for subdimensions of geriatric frailty: the MacArthur study of successful aging
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2292-7. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Pilot test of an attribution retraining intervention to raise walking levels in sedentary older adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1842-6. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in expectations for aging among older adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1277-82. 2006
  6. pmc The relationship between expectations for aging and physical activity among older adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif 90095 1687, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:911-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Using focus groups of older African Americans and Latinos with diabetes to modify a self-care empowerment intervention
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:283-91. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Development of the 12-item Expectations Regarding Aging Survey
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Gerontologist 45:240-8. 2005
  9. pmc Do depressed older adults who attribute depression to "old age" believe it is important to seek care?
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:1001-5. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of diabetes self-care interventions for older, African American, or Latino adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Diabetes Educ 29:467-79. 2003

Research Grants

  1. Trial to Increase Walking Among Sedentary Older Latinos
    CATHERINE SARKISIAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Testing the Validity of a Construct of Geriatric Frailty
    CATHERINE SARKISIAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Intervention to Raise Octogenarians' Walking Levels
    CATHERINE SARKISIAN; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Development, reliability, and validity of the expectations regarding aging (ERA-38) survey
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Gerontologist 42:534-42. 2002
    ..To develop a reliable and valid instrument to measure older adults' expectations regarding aging...
  2. ncbi request reprint Expectations regarding aging among older adults and physicians who care for older adults
    C A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90095 1687, USA
    Med Care 39:1025-36. 2001
    ..Understanding older adults' expectations regarding aging is important for both clinicians and policy-makers...
  3. pmc Preliminary evidence for subdimensions of geriatric frailty: the MacArthur study of successful aging
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2292-7. 2008
    ..To identify frailty subdimensions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pilot test of an attribution retraining intervention to raise walking levels in sedentary older adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1842-6. 2007
    ..To pilot test a new behavioral intervention to increase walking in sedentary older adults...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in expectations for aging among older adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1277-82. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc The relationship between expectations for aging and physical activity among older adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif 90095 1687, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:911-5. 2005
    ..New strategies to increase physical activity among sedentary older adults are urgently needed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Using focus groups of older African Americans and Latinos with diabetes to modify a self-care empowerment intervention
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:283-91. 2005
    ..To make cultural and age-specific modifications to a self-care empowerment intervention...
  8. ncbi request reprint Development of the 12-item Expectations Regarding Aging Survey
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    Gerontologist 45:240-8. 2005
    ..This study describes the development of a short version of the Expectations Regarding Aging Survey (ERA-38), a 38-item survey measuring expectations regarding aging...
  9. pmc Do depressed older adults who attribute depression to "old age" believe it is important to seek care?
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1687, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:1001-5. 2003
    ..To determine whether depressed older adults who attribute becoming depressed to "old age" rather than illness are more likely to believe it is not important to seek treatment for depression...
  10. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of diabetes self-care interventions for older, African American, or Latino adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1687, USA
    Diabetes Educ 29:467-79. 2003
    ..This study systematically identified and examined published self-care interventions designed to improve glycemic control or quality of life (QoL) among older, African American, or Latino adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint Do older adults expect to age successfully? The association between expectations regarding aging and beliefs regarding healthcare seeking among older adults
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1837-43. 2002
    ....
  12. pmc Light to moderate alcohol consumption and disability: variable benefits by health status
    Arun S Karlamangla
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:96-104. 2009
    ..Alcohol consumption in moderation might reduce the risk of developing physical disability in older adults in good health but not in those in poor health...
  13. pmc Allostatic load and frailty in older adults
    Tara L Gruenewald
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 10945 LeConte Ave, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1525-31. 2009
    ..To examine the association between allostatic load (AL), an index of multisystem physiological dysregulation, and frailty development over a 3-year follow-up in a sample of older adults...
  14. pmc Experiences of social stigma and implications for healthcare among a diverse population of HIV positive adults
    Jennifer N Sayles
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 84:814-28. 2007
    ..We discuss implications of HIV-related stigma for the mental and physical health of HIV-positive women and men and suggestions for possible interventions to address stigma in the healthcare setting...
  15. pmc The association between life chaos, health care use, and health status among HIV-infected persons
    Mitchell D Wong
    UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, University of California, 911 Broxton Avenue, Suite 101, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1286-91. 2007
    ..Whether having a stable and predictable lifestyle is associated with health care use and health status among HIV patients is unknown...
  16. pmc Sisters in motion: a randomized controlled trial of a faith-based physical activity intervention
    O Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1863-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate a faith-based intervention (Sisters in Motion) intended to increase walking in older, sedentary African-American women...
  17. pmc Development and psychometric assessment of a multidimensional measure of internalized HIV stigma in a sample of HIV-positive adults
    Jennifer N Sayles
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, UCLA, 911 Broxton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    AIDS Behav 12:748-58. 2008
    ..This measure should prove useful to investigators examining in the role of stigma in HIV treatment and health outcomes, and evaluating interventions designed to mitigate the impacts of stigma on PLHA...
  18. pmc Women's experience with severe overactive bladder symptoms and treatment: insight revealed from patient focus groups
    Jennifer T Anger
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90211, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 30:1295-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to assess women's perceptions of their OAB symptoms, treatment experience, and outcomes by conducting patient focus groups...
  19. pmc Exploring psychosocial pathways between neighbourhood characteristics and stroke in older adults: the cardiovascular health study
    Tingjian Yan
    Department of Resource and Outcomes Management, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Age Ageing 42:391-7. 2013
    ..to investigate whether psychosocial pathways mediate the association between neighbourhood socioeconomic disadvantage and stroke...
  20. pmc Productive activities and development of frailty in older adults
    Yunkyung Jung
    UCLA Department of Social Welfare, School of Public Affairs, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:256-61. 2010
    ..Our aim was to examine whether engagement in productive activities, including volunteering, paid work, and childcare, protects older adults against the development of geriatric frailty...
  21. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for improving the care of the older person with diabetes mellitus
    Arlene F Brown
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:S265-80. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint For the patient. Managing diabetes with cultural sensitivity and self-empowerment
    Catherine A Sarkisian
    Ethn Dis 15:351. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Vision impairment and combined vision and hearing impairment predict cognitive and functional decline in older women
    Michael Y Lin
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1996-2002. 2004
    ..To determine the association between vision and hearing impairment and subsequent cognitive and functional decline in community-residing older women...

Research Grants10

  1. Trial to Increase Walking Among Sedentary Older Latinos
    CATHERINE SARKISIAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The goal of this project is to demonstrate success of a feasible intervention that raises and sustains walking levels among older Latinos. ..
  2. Testing the Validity of a Construct of Geriatric Frailty
    CATHERINE SARKISIAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In summary, this exploratory investigation offers a unique and cost-effective means to break new ground in our understanding of the geriatric syndrome of frailty. ..
  3. Intervention to Raise Octogenarians' Walking Levels
    CATHERINE SARKISIAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In Phase II, Dr. Sarkisian will conduct a small RCT of the modified intervention with 60 octogenarians recruited from senior residential facilities to obtain preliminary data that would guide the design of a larger RCT. ..