Diana Lynn Woods

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint To nap or not to nap: excessive daytime napping is associated with elevated evening cortisol in nursing home residents with dementia
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 15:185-90. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Evening cortisol is associated with intra-individual instability in daytime napping in nursing home residents with dementia: an allostatic load perspective
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 14:387-95. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Spit: saliva in nursing research, uses and methodological considerations in older adults
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 13:320-7. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Biological basis for sleep disturbance and behavioral symptoms in dementia: a biobehavioral model
    Diana Lynn Woods
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 4:281-93. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Morning cortisol in relation to behavioral symptoms of nursing home residents with dementia
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 13:196-203. 2011
  6. doi request reprint We've got trouble: medications in assisted living
    Diana Lynn Woods
    University of California Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California 90095 6919, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 36:30-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The effect of therapeutic touch on behavioral symptoms and cortisol in persons with dementia
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 6919, USA
    Forsch Komplementmed 16:181-9. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Apolipoprotein epsilon4 status is associated with behavioral symptoms in nursing home residents with dementia
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 6919, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:722-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Escalation/de-escalation patterns of behavioral symptoms of persons with dementia
    D L Woods
    University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6919, USA
    Aging Ment Health 8:126-32. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Cortisol and wake time in nursing home residents with behavioral symptoms of dementia
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6919, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 9:21-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint To nap or not to nap: excessive daytime napping is associated with elevated evening cortisol in nursing home residents with dementia
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 15:185-90. 2013
    ..The purpose of this substudy (N = 12) was to examine the association between daytime napping and basal cortisol diurnal rhythm in nursing home residents with dementia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evening cortisol is associated with intra-individual instability in daytime napping in nursing home residents with dementia: an allostatic load perspective
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 14:387-95. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between intra-individual daytime napping episodes and basal cortisol diurnal rhythm in NH residents with dementia in the context of AL...
  3. doi request reprint Spit: saliva in nursing research, uses and methodological considerations in older adults
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 13:320-7. 2011
    ..Not accounting for rhythmicity in the analysis and interpretation of data can limit the interpretation of associations, thus impeding advances related to the contribution that an altered rhythm may make to individual vulnerability...
  4. doi request reprint Biological basis for sleep disturbance and behavioral symptoms in dementia: a biobehavioral model
    Diana Lynn Woods
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 4:281-93. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Morning cortisol in relation to behavioral symptoms of nursing home residents with dementia
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 13:196-203. 2011
    ..59, p = .000). Conclusion: Although preliminary, these results suggest an association between morning cortisol and BSD. Low morning cortisol, potentially indicating HPA axis dysregulation, may increase vulnerability to BSD...
  6. doi request reprint We've got trouble: medications in assisted living
    Diana Lynn Woods
    University of California Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California 90095 6919, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 36:30-9. 2010
    ..More nursing oversight is critically needed to ensure the health and safety of the new generation of ALF residents...
  7. doi request reprint The effect of therapeutic touch on behavioral symptoms and cortisol in persons with dementia
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095 6919, USA
    Forsch Komplementmed 16:181-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this randomized controlled trial (RCT) was to examine the effect of therapeutic touch on BSD and basal cortisol levels among NH residents with dementia...
  8. doi request reprint Apolipoprotein epsilon4 status is associated with behavioral symptoms in nursing home residents with dementia
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 6919, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:722-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between APOE genotype and BSD in NH residents using direct observation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Escalation/de-escalation patterns of behavioral symptoms of persons with dementia
    D L Woods
    University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6919, USA
    Aging Ment Health 8:126-32. 2004
    ..This article discusses methodological challenges of measuring the escalation and de-escalation of BPSD and offers suggestions for analysis and design such as time series and sequential analysis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cortisol and wake time in nursing home residents with behavioral symptoms of dementia
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6919, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 9:21-9. 2007
    ..These preliminary results suggest both a relationship between wake time and HPA diurnal profile and an association between the sleep-wake cycle and cortisol secretion among nursing home residents with dementia...
  11. doi request reprint Using saliva to measure endogenous cortisol in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Diana Lynn Woods
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 700 Tiverton Avenue, Box 956919, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6919, USA
    Res Nurs Health 31:283-94. 2008
    ..A third of the participants demonstrated an increase in the evening cortisol levels, while the remaining profiles were flat, suggesting hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) dysregulation in this population...
  12. doi request reprint The development of direct-care staff social interaction coding schemas for nursing home residents with dementia
    Haesook Kim
    University of California Los Angeles School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 33:113-7. 2012
    ..88 and .80, respectively. Cohen's Kappa ranged from 0.73 to 0.83 for the DSI and 0.69 to 0.82 for the CSI, indicating good to very good inter-rater reliability. RA interviews noted that schemas were easy to use and feasible...
  13. pmc Diurnal cortisol and functional outcomes in post-acute rehabilitation patients
    Lavinia Fiorentino
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:677-82. 2012
    ..Studies have shown age-related changes in cortisol levels. The present study investigated the relationship between salivary diurnal cortisol and functional outcomes among older adults undergoing inpatient post-acute rehabilitation...
  14. doi request reprint Raising the index of suspicion for elder abuse: cognitive impairment, falls, and injury patterns in the emergency department
    Carolyn E Ziminski
    University of California Los Angeles School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 33:105-12. 2012
    ..004), contusions (P = .012), and open wounds (P = .000). An increased recognition of common injuries in older adults can aid in elder abuse assessment by providing a reference point for uncommon injuries...
  15. ncbi request reprint Agitated behavior as a prodromal symptom of physical illness: A case of influenza
    Diana Lynn Woods
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1953-4. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of therapeutic touch on behavioral symptoms of persons with dementia
    Diana Lynn Woods
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 11:66-74. 2005
    ..Given the deleterious side effects of pharmacologic therapy in this population there is an urgent need for clinical trials of nonpharmacologic interventions...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effect of therapeutic touch on agitated behavior and cortisol in persons with Alzheimer's disease
    Diana Lynn Woods
    College of Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 4:104-14. 2002
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