Sharon W Williams

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Family caregiver involvement for long-term care residents at the end of life
    Sharon W Williams
    Department of Allied Health Sciences, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bondurant Hall, CB 7190, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:595-604. 2012
  2. pmc Communication, decision making, and cancer: what African Americans want physicians to know
    Sharon W Williams
    Department of Allied Health Sciences, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:1221-6. 2008
  3. pmc Emotional and physical health of informal caregivers of residents at the end of life: the role of social support
    Sharon Wallace Williams
    Department of Allied Health Sciences, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Bondurant Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S171-83. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Systems of social support in families who care for dependent African American elders
    Sharon Wallace Williams
    Center on Minority Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 3465, USA
    Gerontologist 42:224-36. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with mobility limitation in long-term care residents with dementia
    Sharon Wallace Williams
    Department of Allied Health Sciences, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Wing D Medical School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7190, USA
    Gerontologist 45:62-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Caregiver role strain: the contribution of multiple roles and available resources in African-American women
    S Wallace Williams
    Center on Minority Aging, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Aging Ment Health 7:103-12. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of sleep behavior among hemodialysis patients. The kidney outcomes prediction and evaluation (KOPE) study
    Sharon Wallace Williams
    Center on Minority Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 3465, USA
    Am J Nephrol 22:18-28. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Physician communication with family caregivers of long-term care residents at the end of life
    Holly Biola
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:846-56. 2007
  9. pmc An exploratory study of spiritual care at the end of life
    Timothy P Daaleman
    Department of Family Medicine, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:406-11. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint An exploratory study of advance care planning in seriously ill African-American elders
    Timothy P Daaleman
    Department of Family Medicine, Program on Aging, Disability and Long Term Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1457-62. 2008

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Family caregiver involvement for long-term care residents at the end of life
    Sharon W Williams
    Department of Allied Health Sciences, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bondurant Hall, CB 7190, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:595-604. 2012
    ..Researchers also examined whether the frequency of involvement changed during the end-of-life (EOL) period...
  2. pmc Communication, decision making, and cancer: what African Americans want physicians to know
    Sharon W Williams
    Department of Allied Health Sciences, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:1221-6. 2008
    ..To explore and identify communication and decision making with health care providers for African Americans living with cancer and for their families...
  3. pmc Emotional and physical health of informal caregivers of residents at the end of life: the role of social support
    Sharon Wallace Williams
    Department of Allied Health Sciences, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Bondurant Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:S171-83. 2008
    ..We also examined potential mediating effects of social support (informal, staff, and spiritual)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Systems of social support in families who care for dependent African American elders
    Sharon Wallace Williams
    Center on Minority Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 3465, USA
    Gerontologist 42:224-36. 2002
    ..This study examined connections (linking, compensatory, or none) between three systems of social support (informal, church, and formal). Predictors of each system were also examined...
  5. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with mobility limitation in long-term care residents with dementia
    Sharon Wallace Williams
    Department of Allied Health Sciences, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences Wing D Medical School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7190, USA
    Gerontologist 45:62-7. 2005
    ..Overall, 89% of residents had some degree of mobility limitation. Mobility limitation was associated with fewer behavioral symptoms, low fluid intake, professional assessment, and professional and informal treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Caregiver role strain: the contribution of multiple roles and available resources in African-American women
    S Wallace Williams
    Center on Minority Aging, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Aging Ment Health 7:103-12. 2003
    ..Continued within group analyses are needed to understand differential outcomes of these caregivers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlates of sleep behavior among hemodialysis patients. The kidney outcomes prediction and evaluation (KOPE) study
    Sharon Wallace Williams
    Center on Minority Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 3465, USA
    Am J Nephrol 22:18-28. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Physician communication with family caregivers of long-term care residents at the end of life
    Holly Biola
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:846-56. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc An exploratory study of spiritual care at the end of life
    Timothy P Daaleman
    Department of Family Medicine, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:406-11. 2008
    ..We explored how clinicians and other health care workers understand and view spiritual care provided to dying patients and their family members...
  10. ncbi request reprint An exploratory study of advance care planning in seriously ill African-American elders
    Timothy P Daaleman
    Department of Family Medicine, Program on Aging, Disability and Long Term Care, Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7595, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 100:1457-62. 2008
    ..We explored the perceptions of ACP among seriously ill African-American older adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of race on cultural justifications for caregiving
    Peggye Dilworth-Anderson
    Center for Aging and Diversity, University of North Carolina Institute on Aging, 720 Airport Road, Suite 100, CB 1030, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 1030, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:S257-62. 2005
    ..Our objective in this study was to explore the effects of caregiver characteristics on cultural reasons given for providing care to dependent elderly family members...
  12. ncbi request reprint Can culture help explain the physical health effects of caregiving over time among African American caregivers?
    Peggye Dilworth-Anderson
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7411, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 59:S138-45. 2004
    ..The purposes of this study were to longitudinally examine the health outcomes of 107 African American caregivers who provided care to their elderly dependent family members and to determine the role of culture in predicting health outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Recruitment and retention strategies for longitudinal African American caregiving research: the Family Caregiving Project
    Peggye Dilworth-Anderson
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Aging Health 16:137S-56S. 2004
    ..This article provides a detailed discussion, guided by a culturally competent approach, on recruitment and retention strategies used to study caregiving to older dependent elders in African American families...
  14. ncbi request reprint Families filling the gap: comparing family involvement for assisted living and nursing home residents with dementia
    Cynthia L Port
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Gerontologist 45:87-95. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the sociodemographics, self-rated health, and involvement levels of family caregivers of residents with dementia in residential care/assisted living (RC/AL) versus nursing home settings...