SILVIA SORENSEN

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Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi How effective are interventions with caregivers? An updated meta-analysis
    SILVIA SORENSEN
    Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642 8409, USA
    Gerontologist 42:356-72. 2002
  2. ncbi Personality and perceived health in older adults: the five factor model in primary care
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P362-5. 2006
  3. ncbi Adult attachment and preparing to provide care for older relatives
    SILVIA SORENSEN
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 4:84-106. 2002
  4. ncbi Personality is associated with perceived health and functional status in older primary care patients
    Paul R Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry and The Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York 14642, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:25-37. 2003
  5. pmc Detection of depression in older adults by family and friends: distinguishing mood disorder signals from the noise of personality and everyday life
    Paul R Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:634-43. 2011
  6. ncbi Dementia care: mental health effects, intervention strategies, and clinical implications
    SILVIA SORENSEN
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentisry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Lancet Neurol 5:961-73. 2006
  7. ncbi Racial and ethnic differences in the relationship of caregiving stressors, resources, and sociodemographic variables to caregiver depression and perceived physical health
    SILVIA SORENSEN
    Program Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642 8409, USA
    Aging Ment Health 9:482-95. 2005
  8. pmc How are personality traits related to preparation for future care needs in older adults?
    SILVIA SORENSEN
    Department of Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry Program, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P328-36. 2008

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi How effective are interventions with caregivers? An updated meta-analysis
    SILVIA SORENSEN
    Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642 8409, USA
    Gerontologist 42:356-72. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of interventions for family caregivers of older adults...
  2. ncbi Personality and perceived health in older adults: the five factor model in primary care
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P362-5. 2006
    ..quot; We discuss implications for understanding personality influences on morbidity, mortality, and health services utilization...
  3. ncbi Adult attachment and preparing to provide care for older relatives
    SILVIA SORENSEN
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 300 Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY, USA
    Attach Hum Dev 4:84-106. 2002
    ..Separate analyses for individuals already providing care vs. those not yet providing care suggest that secure attachment may be more important in predicting preparation activities for individuals not yet providing care...
  4. ncbi Personality is associated with perceived health and functional status in older primary care patients
    Paul R Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry and The Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York 14642, USA
    Psychol Aging 18:25-37. 2003
    ..This study underscores the conceptual and heuristic value of examining moderators of the links between personality variables and health...
  5. pmc Detection of depression in older adults by family and friends: distinguishing mood disorder signals from the noise of personality and everyday life
    Paul R Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:634-43. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that the accuracy (sensitivity and specificity) of informant reports would vary with the patient's personality...
  6. ncbi Dementia care: mental health effects, intervention strategies, and clinical implications
    SILVIA SORENSEN
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentisry, Rochester, NY, USA
    Lancet Neurol 5:961-73. 2006
    ..In this article we review how dementia care affects the mental health of the carer and identify interventions that might be useful in mitigating carer burden and distress...
  7. ncbi Racial and ethnic differences in the relationship of caregiving stressors, resources, and sociodemographic variables to caregiver depression and perceived physical health
    SILVIA SORENSEN
    Program Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642 8409, USA
    Aging Ment Health 9:482-95. 2005
    ..For perceived physical health, there were ethnic differences for the effect of income, gender, and type of caregiver relationships...
  8. pmc How are personality traits related to preparation for future care needs in older adults?
    SILVIA SORENSEN
    Department of Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry Program, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P328-36. 2008
    ..Neither concrete planning nor decision making were related to personality variables. Health professionals should consider the impact of individual differences when addressing preparation for future care with older adults...