L Teri

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Translation of two evidence-based programs for training families to improve care of persons with dementia
    Linda Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA 98195 8733, USA
    Gerontologist 52:452-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmacologic treatment of behavioral disturbance in dementia
    Linda Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, 9709 3rd Avenue NE, Suite 507, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:641-56, viii. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of agitation in AD: a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    L Teri
    University of Washington, Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, Seattle 98195 7263, USA
    Neurology 55:1271-8. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Training families to provide care: effects on people with dementia
    L Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:110-6; discussion 116-9. 1999
  5. doi request reprint Staff training in assisted living: evaluating treatment fidelity
    Linda Teri
    University of Washington, School of Nursing, Seattle, WA 98195 8733, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:502-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Anxiety of Alzheimer's disease: prevalence, and comorbidity
    L Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle 98195 7563, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M348-52. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Exercise and activity level in Alzheimer's disease: a potential treatment focus
    L Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7263, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 35:411-9. 1998
  8. pmc Improving dementia care in assisted living residences: addressing staff reactions to training
    Linda Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA 98195 8733, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 30:153-63. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Exercise plus behavioral management in patients with Alzheimer disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Linda Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    JAMA 290:2015-22. 2003
  10. pmc Exercise interventions for dementia and cognitive impairment: the Seattle Protocols
    L Teri
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 12:391-4. 2008

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Publications72

  1. pmc Translation of two evidence-based programs for training families to improve care of persons with dementia
    Linda Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA 98195 8733, USA
    Gerontologist 52:452-9. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmacologic treatment of behavioral disturbance in dementia
    Linda Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, 9709 3rd Avenue NE, Suite 507, Seattle, WA 98115, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:641-56, viii. 2002
    ..Because caregivers are essential informants and participants in patient care, we conclude by addressing the role of the caregiver in nonpharmacologic treatment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of agitation in AD: a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    L Teri
    University of Washington, Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, Seattle 98195 7263, USA
    Neurology 55:1271-8. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Training families to provide care: effects on people with dementia
    L Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:110-6; discussion 116-9. 1999
    ..Additional controlled clinical trials are needed, as are additional studies to understand the broader factors known to influence effective care, such as patient and caregiver physical health or family and social supports...
  5. doi request reprint Staff training in assisted living: evaluating treatment fidelity
    Linda Teri
    University of Washington, School of Nursing, Seattle, WA 98195 8733, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:502-9. 2010
    ..To investigate a protocol for identifying and evaluating treatment fidelity in Staff Training in Assisted-living Residences (STAR), a structured but flexible program to train direct care staff to improve care of residents with dementia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Anxiety of Alzheimer's disease: prevalence, and comorbidity
    L Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle 98195 7563, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M348-52. 1999
    ..However, the phenomenology of anxiety symptoms in AD and its relationship to dementia progression, comorbid depression, and the presence of other problematic behaviors have not yet been examined...
  7. ncbi request reprint Exercise and activity level in Alzheimer's disease: a potential treatment focus
    L Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7263, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 35:411-9. 1998
    ..Further research is currently underway to determine the efficacy of this approach for reducing additional physical disability in these individuals...
  8. pmc Improving dementia care in assisted living residences: addressing staff reactions to training
    Linda Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA 98195 8733, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 30:153-63. 2009
    ..We illustrate how nurses can successfully train ALR staff to improve resident and staff outcomes and offer guidance for those interested in providing such training...
  9. ncbi request reprint Exercise plus behavioral management in patients with Alzheimer disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Linda Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    JAMA 290:2015-22. 2003
    ..Exercise training for patients with Alzheimer disease combined with teaching caregivers how to manage behavioral problems may help decrease the frailty and behavioral impairment that are often prevalent in patients with Alzheimer disease...
  10. pmc Exercise interventions for dementia and cognitive impairment: the Seattle Protocols
    L Teri
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 12:391-4. 2008
    ....
  11. pmc Memory, thinking, and aging. What we know about what we know
    L Teri
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195 6560, USA
    West J Med 167:269-75. 1997
    ..We conclude with a discussion of abnormal cognitive aging and review current research on risk factors and treatments of Alzheimer's disease and other dementing illnesses...
  12. ncbi request reprint STAR: a dementia-specific training program for staff in assisted living residences
    Linda Teri
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195 8733, USA
    Gerontologist 45:686-93. 2005
    ..This article describes, and provides data on, an innovative, comprehensive, dementia-specific training program designed to teach direct care staff in assisted living residences to improve care and reduce problems in residents with dementia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Training community consultants to help family members improve dementia care: a randomized controlled trial
    Linda Teri
    School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, 98115 2053, USA
    Gerontologist 45:802-11. 2005
    ..We investigated whether community consultants could be trained to teach family caregivers a systematic behavioral approach for reducing mood and behavior problems in persons with Alzheimer's disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Accelerated decline in apolipoprotein E-epsilon4 homozygotes with Alzheimer's disease
    S Craft
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98018, USA
    Neurology 51:149-53. 1998
    ..The current study examined rate of decline in the largest sample of APOE-genotyped AD patients for whom longitudinal cognitive data have been reported...
  15. ncbi request reprint The utility of apolipoprotein E genotyping in the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease in a community-based case series
    D Tsuang
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Neurol 56:1489-95. 1999
    ..Since these samples are particularly enriched with patients with AD and the APOE epsilon4 allele, results may not be generalizable to patients seen in the general medical community...
  16. ncbi request reprint Healthcare utilization and costs in managed care patients with Alzheimer's disease during the last few years of life
    W C McCormick
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:1156-60. 2001
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  17. ncbi request reprint Serum cholesterol and risk of Alzheimer disease: a community-based cohort study
    G Li
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Neurology 65:1045-50. 2005
    ..To examine the association of serum total cholesterol (TC) and high density lipoprotein (HDL) levels and subsequent incidence of dementia and Alzheimer disease (AD) in a population-based cohort study...
  18. ncbi request reprint Using census data and birth certificates to reconstruct the early-life socioeconomic environment and the relation to the development of Alzheimer's disease
    V M Moceri
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-7236, USA
    Epidemiology 12:383-9. 2001
    ..8, 95% confidence interval = 4.9--46). The data suggest that APOE epsilon 4 may modify the associations between father's occupation, other early-life environmental factors, and development of Alzheimer's disease in late life...
  19. ncbi request reprint The cognitive abilities screening instrument (CASI): data from a cohort of 2524 cognitively intact elderly
    S M McCurry
    Department of Psychosocial Health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:882-8. 1999
    ..To describe the effects of age and education for the Cognitive Abilities Screening Instrument (CASI), a 25-item test of cognitive function...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of diagnosing Alzheimer's disease on frequency of physician visits: a case-control study
    W C McCormick
    Division of Geriatrics, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 10:187-93. 1995
    ..This phenomenon cannot be accounted for by nursing home placement, comorbidity, or mortality. Increased hospitalization and emergency department use did not ensue after diagnosis...
  21. pmc Cognitive differences in dementia patients with autopsy-verified AD, Lewy body pathology, or both
    M L Kraybill
    Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Neurology 64:2069-73. 2005
    ..To examine the neuropsychological profile of dementia patients from a community-based autopsy sample of dementia, comparing Alzheimer disease (AD), Lewy body pathology (LBP) alone, and LBP with coexistent AD (AD/LBP)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and Alzheimer's disease
    L Ferretti
    Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Washington, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 14:52-8. 2001
    ..Study findings support a high occurrence of anxiety in patients with dementia, and treatments for anxiety might therefore be helpful in reducing the psychiatric burden of AD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Alcohol, aging, and cognitive performance: a cross-cultural comparison
    Gail E Bond
    University of Washington, USA
    J Aging Health 15:371-90. 2003
    ..Longitudinal studies are needed to support the possible protective effects of alcohol on cognition and explore whether culture may modify this apparent benefit...
  24. ncbi request reprint Successful behavioral treatment for reported sleep problems in elderly caregivers of dementia patients: a controlled study
    S M McCurry
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 53:P122-9. 1998
    ..Results suggest that behavioral techniques may well be a viable alternative to medication for sleep problems in aging caregivers...
  25. ncbi request reprint Statin therapy and risk of dementia in the elderly: a community-based prospective cohort study
    G Li
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Neurology 63:1624-8. 2004
    ..To assess the association between statin therapy and risk of Alzheimer disease (AD) in a prospective cohort study with documented statin exposure and incident dementia...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial genetic variants and Alzheimer disease: a case-control study of the T4336C and G5460A variants
    Steven D Edland
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 16:1-7. 2002
    ..Substantially larger samples than are currently available would be required to resolve this question. G5460(A/T) variants were also investigated and found not to be associated with Alzheimer disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Exercise is associated with reduced risk for incident dementia among persons 65 years of age and older
    Eric B Larson
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101 1448, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:73-81. 2006
    ..Alzheimer disease and other dementing disorders are major sources of morbidity and mortality in aging societies. Proven strategies to delay onset or reduce risk for dementing disorders would be greatly beneficial...
  28. doi request reprint Dimensions of physical frailty and cognitive function in older adults with amnestic mild cognitive impairment
    E L McGough
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, 1959, NE Pacific Street, Box 356490, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Ann Phys Rehabil Med 56:329-41. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine relationships between dimensions of physical frailty and severity of cognitive impairment in older adults with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Driving and Alzheimer's disease
    R G Logsdon
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle 98195
    J Gen Intern Med 7:583-8. 1992
    ..In addition, the results suggest a combination of cognitive and functional measures that may be helpful in identifying patients who are at greatest risk for unsafe driving...
  30. ncbi request reprint The Pleasant Events Schedule-AD: psychometric properties and relationship to depression and cognition in Alzheimer's disease patients
    R G Logsdon
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Seattle 98195 6560, USA
    Gerontologist 37:40-5. 1997
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  31. ncbi request reprint Wandering: a significant problem among community-residing individuals with Alzheimer's disease
    R G Logsdon
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 53:P294-9. 1998
    ..Based on this analysis, we recommend further evaluation and the development of possible treatment strategies that address the individual differences found among AD patients who wander...
  32. ncbi request reprint Preliminary findings of the effects of comorbidities on a web-based intervention on self-reported blood sugar readings among adults age 60 and older with diabetes
    Gail E Bond
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7263, USA
    Telemed J E Health 12:707-10. 2006
    ..Future research needs to further investigate the role comorbidities may play with the outcomes of Web-based interventions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based psychological treatments for disruptive behaviors in individuals with dementia
    Rebecca G Logsdon
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA 98155 2053, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:28-36. 2007
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  34. ncbi request reprint Age-varying association between blood pressure and risk of dementia in those aged 65 and older: a community-based prospective cohort study
    Ge Li
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1161-7. 2007
    ..To assess variation in the association between blood pressure (BP) and risk for dementia across a spectrum of older ages and to examine BP changes before dementia onset...
  35. pmc Early-stage memory loss support groups: outcomes from a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Rebecca G Logsdon
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, 9709 3rd Avenue NE, Suite 507, Seattle, WA 98155 2053, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:691-7. 2010
    ..This article describes results of a randomized controlled trial comparing a time-limited early-stage memory loss (ESML) support group program conducted by a local Alzheimer's Association chapter to a wait-list (WL) control condition...
  36. pmc Sleep disturbances in caregivers of persons with dementia: contributing factors and treatment implications
    Susan M McCurry
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Washington, 9709 3rd Avenue, NE, Ste 507 Seattle, WA 98115 2053, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 11:143-53. 2007
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  37. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based psychological treatments for insomnia in older adults
    Susan M McCurry
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115 2053, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:18-27. 2007
    ..In particular, the classification of older adults as persons age 60 and older and the lack of rigorous consideration of medical comorbidities warrant discussion in the future...
  38. pmc Making physical activity accessible to older adults with memory loss: a feasibility study
    Rebecca G Logsdon
    Northwest Research Group on Aging, University of Washington School of Nursing, Box 358733, Seattle, WA 98195 8733, USA
    Gerontologist 49:S94-9. 2009
    ..Memory aids, easy-to-follow instructions, and tracking forms to facilitate adherence and proper technique are provided to enhance exercise training and compensate for memory loss...
  39. pmc Cognitive impairment in older adults without dementia: clinical and pathologic outcomes in a community-based sample
    Lucy Y Wang
    Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 22:256-65. 2009
    ..4 +/- 2.1 vs 3.1 +/- 2.7, P = .02). These observations are consistent with the view that nondemented patients with underlying AD may be more likely to present with memory than nonmemory cognitive impairment...
  40. pmc Brief psychosocial-behavioral intervention with antidepressant reduces poststroke depression significantly more than usual care with antidepressant: living well with stroke: randomized, controlled trial
    Pamela H Mitchell
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7266, USA
    Stroke 40:3073-8. 2009
    ..Depression after stroke is prevalent, diminishing recovery and quality of life. Brief behavioral intervention, adjunctive to antidepressant therapy, has not been well evaluated for long-term efficacy in those with poststroke depression...
  41. pmc Visual hallucinations in dementia: a prospective community-based study with autopsy
    Debby Tsuang
    Veterans Affairs Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:317-23. 2009
    ..This study seeks to investigate the demographic, clinical, and neuropathologic features of community-based dementia subjects with and without visual hallucations...
  42. pmc Association of serotonin transporter gene polymorphisms with poststroke depression
    Ruth Kohen
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:1296-302. 2008
    ..In people with long-term medical conditions, variants of the 5-HTTLPR and STin2 VNTR polymorphisms of SERT have been shown to confer a heightened vulnerability to comorbid depression...
  43. pmc Factors associated with concordance and variability of sleep quality in persons with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers
    Susan M McCurry
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115 2053, USA
    Sleep 31:741-8. 2008
    ..To describe the day-to-day variation in sleep characteristics and the concordance between nighttime sleep of persons with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and their family caregivers...
  44. pmc Living well with stroke: design and methods for a randomized controlled trial of a psychosocial behavioral intervention for poststroke depression
    Pamela H Mitchell
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Nursing and School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7266, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:109-15. 2008
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  45. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant vitamin supplement use and risk of dementia or Alzheimer's disease in older adults
    Shelly L Gray
    School of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:291-5. 2008
    ..To examine whether use of vitamins C or E alone or in combination was associated with lower incidence of dementia or Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  46. pmc Predictors of short- and long-term adherence to a daily walking program in persons with Alzheimer's disease
    Susan M McCurry
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle, 98115, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 25:505-12. 2010
    ..To examine factors associated with adherence to a walking program in community-dwelling individuals with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Assessment of anxiety in dementia: an investigation into the association of different methods of measurement
    Laura E Gibbons
    Division of General Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 19:202-8. 2006
    ..Because of this, measures inadequately distinguish anxiety from depression in individuals with Alzheimer's disease. The measurement of anxiety in dementia needs additional refinement...
  48. ncbi request reprint Predicting lewy body pathology in a community-based sample with clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
    Debby Tsuang
    University of Washington Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 19:195-201. 2006
    ..The model also identified other demographic and clinical characteristics that might enhance the prediction of Lewy body pathology...
  49. ncbi request reprint A home health care approach to exercise for persons with Alzheimer's disease
    Rebecca G Logsdon
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Care Manag J 6:90-7. 2005
    ..This article describes the RDAD program, discusses the role of home health providers in its delivery, and provides an example of its implementation...
  50. ncbi request reprint Similarities and differences in attitudes toward long-term care between Japanese Americans and Caucasian Americans
    Wayne C McCormick
    Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, 325 9th Avenue, Mail Stop 359755, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1149-55. 2002
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  51. ncbi request reprint Clinical and neuropathological characteristics of hippocampal sclerosis: a community-based study
    James B Leverenz
    Veterans Affairs Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, 116 MIRECC, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Arch Neurol 59:1099-106. 2002
    ..However, these studies were from selected samples and therefore are not necessarily representative of patients seen in the general medical community...
  52. ncbi request reprint Older adults and functional decline: a cross-cultural comparison
    Susan M McCurry
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle 98115 2053, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 14:161-79. 2002
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Dementia and Alzheimer disease incidence: a prospective cohort study
    Walter A Kukull
    National Alzheimer Coordinating Center, Department of Epidemiology, Box 357236, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7236, USA
    Arch Neurol 59:1737-46. 2002
    ..Incidence estimates for the United States are few and vary with the population sampled and study design; we present data that will contribute to a consensus of these rates...
  54. ncbi request reprint Training caregivers to change the sleep hygiene practices of patients with dementia: the NITE-AD project
    Susan M McCurry
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1455-60. 2003
    ..To examine the feasibility of training caregivers to implement sleep hygiene recommendations in dementia patients...
  55. ncbi request reprint Assessing quality of life in older adults with cognitive impairment
    Rebecca G Logsdon
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, Washington 98195 8733, USA
    Psychosom Med 64:510-9. 2002
    ..It describes a new measure of quality of life in dementia, the QOL-AD, and examines the reliability and validity of patient and caregiver reports of patient quality of life...
  56. ncbi request reprint Treatment of sleep and nighttime disturbances in Alzheimer's disease: a behavior management approach
    Susan M McCurry
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, 9709 3rd Avenue N E, Suite 507, Seattle, WA 98115 2053, USA
    Sleep Med 5:373-7. 2004
    ..This article presents data from three cases enrolled in an ongoing study of sleep problems in community-dwelling Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients: nighttime insomnia treatment and education for Alzheimer's disease...
  57. pmc Effect of vascular lesions on cognition in Alzheimer's disease: a community-based study
    Robert G Riekse
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1442-8. 2004
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  58. ncbi request reprint Alcohol, gender, and cognitive performance: a longitudinal study comparing older Japanese and non-Hispanic white Americans
    Gail E Bond
    University of Washington, Psychosocial and Community Health, Box 357263, Seattle, WA 98195 7263, USA
    J Aging Health 16:615-40. 2004
    ..Background: Recent data demonstrate that moderate consumption of alcohol may be beneficial to cognition...
  59. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with caregiver reports of sleep disturbances in persons with dementia
    Susan M McCurry
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115 2053, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:112-20. 2006
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  60. ncbi request reprint Education modifies the effect of apolipoprotein epsilon 4 on cognitive decline
    Marie Florence Shadlen
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359755, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:17-24. 2005
    ..To assess the influence of education on the association between apolipoprotein E and cognitive change...
  61. pmc Evaluation of selection bias in an incident-based dementia autopsy case series
    Debby Tsuang
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 19:67-73. 2005
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  62. ncbi request reprint Nighttime insomnia treatment and education for Alzheimer's disease: a randomized, controlled trial
    Susan M McCurry
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:793-802. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether a comprehensive sleep education program (Nighttime Insomnia Treatment and Education for Alzheimer's Disease (NITE-AD)) could improve sleep in dementia patients living at home with their family caregivers...
  63. ncbi request reprint Anxiety and nighttime behavioral disturbances. Awakenings in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Susan M McCurry
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Box 357263, Seattle, WA 98195 7263, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 30:12-20. 2004
    ..They also reveal the importance of assessing anxiety as well as depression in the research and clinical care of patients with AD...
  64. pmc The effects of a web-based intervention on the physical outcomes associated with diabetes among adults age 60 and older: a randomized trial
    Gail E Bond
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7263, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 9:52-9. 2007
    ..The emergence of the World Wide Web in the last decade has made it feasible for the Internet to be a vehicle for chronic disease management...
  65. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of psychopathological domains in community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer's disease
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Center for Population and Health, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057 1197, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 16:94-9. 2003
    ..Significant psychopathological comorbidity should be considered in the design of clinical trials targeting particular psychopathology in this disease population...
  66. ncbi request reprint Survival after initial diagnosis of Alzheimer disease
    Eric B Larson
    University of Washington and the Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:501-9. 2004
    ..Alzheimer disease is an increasingly common condition in older people. Knowledge of life expectancy after the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease and of associations of patient characteristics with survival may help planning for future care...
  67. ncbi request reprint Steroid-induced elevation of glucose in Alzheimer's disease: relationship to gender, apolipoprotein E genotype and cognition
    P S Aisen
    Department of Neurology, Georgetown University Medical Center, 1Bles Building, 3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 28:113-20. 2003
    ..These results support a relationship between gender, apolipoprotein E genotype and glucose metabolism, but do not indicate that mild changes in glucose have an important impact on cognitive function...
  68. pmc Managing sleep disturbances in adult family homes: recruitment and implementation of a behavioral treatment program
    Susan M McCurry
    Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 30:36-44. 2009
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  69. 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint Regression to the mean: implications for clinical trials of psychotropic agents in dementia
    Jeffrey L Cummings
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Curr Alzheimer Res 1:323-8. 2004
    ..Research design adjustments such as collection of both screening and baseline measures to determine eligibility may limit the effects of regression to the mean on trial outcomes and reduce this challenge to clinical trials...
  71. ncbi request reprint No long-term effect of behavioral treatment on psychotropic drug use for agitation in Alzheimer's disease patients
    Myron F Weiner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 15:95-8. 2002
    ..0 for subjects in each drug arm or placebo arm versus BMTs. We concluded that teaching caregivers BMTs did not diminish long-term prescription of psychotropic drugs...
  72. ncbi request reprint BE-ACTIV: a staff-assisted behavioral intervention for depression in nursing homes
    Suzanne Meeks
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Gerontologist 48:105-14. 2008
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Research Grants12

  1. Exercise & Health Promotion for MCI: A Controlled Trial
    Linda Teri; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These older adults are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease within 3 years, and delaying or preventing cognitive decline will preserve their ability to live independently and save public health dollars. ..
  2. PROBLEM SOLVING/PHYSICAL INTERVENTIONS AND AGING
    Linda Teri; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is also hypothesized that these effects will be maintained over 2 years, and that subjects in PS, EX, and PS+EX will improve on measures of disability and independence, health utilization and cost. ..
  3. Exercise & Health Promotion for MCI: A Controlled Trial
    Linda Teri; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These older adults are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease within 3 years, and delaying or preventing cognitive decline will preserve their ability to live independently and save public health dollars. ..
  4. Exercise & Health Promotion for MCI: A Controlled Trial
    Linda Teri; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These older adults are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease within 3 years, and delaying or preventing cognitive decline will preserve their ability to live independently and save public health dollars. ..
  5. Improving Affect & Behavior in Assisted Living Residents
    Linda Teri; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, the results of this trial will be used to develop a multi-site effectiveness trial on treatment to reduce affective and behavioral disturbance in AL residents with dementia. ..