Brian Carpenter

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Disclosing a dementia diagnosis: a review of opinion and practice, and a proposed research agenda
    Brian Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Campus Box 1125, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Gerontologist 44:149-58. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Humor comprehension in older adults
    Wingyun Mak
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:606-14. 2007
  3. pmc The Alzheimer's Disease Knowledge Scale: development and psychometric properties
    Brian D Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Gerontologist 49:236-47. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Reaction to a dementia diagnosis in individuals with Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment
    Brian D Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:405-12. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Preferences and life evaluations of older adults with and without dementia: reliability, stability, and proxy knowledge
    Brian D Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:650-5. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Demographic and contextual factors related to knowledge about Alzheimer's disease
    Brian D Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 26:121-6. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Knowledge and perceptions in advance care planning
    Emily K Porensky
    Department of Psychology, Campus Box 1125, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Aging Health 20:89-106. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Personality change precedes clinical diagnosis of dementia of the Alzheimer type
    Steve Balsis
    Department of Psychology, Campus Box 1125, Washington University in St Louis, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P98-P101. 2005
  9. pmc Patient-centered communication during the disclosure of a dementia diagnosis
    Alexandra K Zaleta
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 25:513-20. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint It's all in the details: physician variability in disclosing a dementia diagnosis
    Emily C Kissel
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Aging Ment Health 11:273-80. 2007

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Disclosing a dementia diagnosis: a review of opinion and practice, and a proposed research agenda
    Brian Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Campus Box 1125, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Gerontologist 44:149-58. 2004
    ..The ethical and practical issues in disclosing a dementia diagnosis remain subjects of some debate. In this review of the literature we document previous opinion and practice in the area of diagnostic disclosure...
  2. ncbi request reprint Humor comprehension in older adults
    Wingyun Mak
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:606-14. 2007
    ..Humor comprehension warrants further study because of the potential physical and psychological benefits of humor...
  3. pmc The Alzheimer's Disease Knowledge Scale: development and psychometric properties
    Brian D Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Gerontologist 49:236-47. 2009
    ..This study provides preliminary evidence for the acceptability, reliability, and validity of the new Alzheimer's Disease Knowledge Scale (ADKS), a content and psychometric update to the Alzheimer's Disease Knowledge Test...
  4. doi request reprint Reaction to a dementia diagnosis in individuals with Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment
    Brian D Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:405-12. 2008
    ..To examine short-term changes in depression and anxiety after receiving a dementia diagnosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Preferences and life evaluations of older adults with and without dementia: reliability, stability, and proxy knowledge
    Brian D Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Psychol Aging 22:650-5. 2007
    ..People with dementia may become less reliable and stable in their self-reports, and some spouse proxies may have flawed knowledge about their partner, but dementia status alone is not sufficient to presume poor reliability or knowledge...
  6. doi request reprint Demographic and contextual factors related to knowledge about Alzheimer's disease
    Brian D Carpenter
    Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 26:121-6. 2011
    ..Understanding where gaps in dementia knowledge exist can guide education initiatives to increase disease awareness and improve supportive services...
  7. doi request reprint Knowledge and perceptions in advance care planning
    Emily K Porensky
    Department of Psychology, Campus Box 1125, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Aging Health 20:89-106. 2008
    ..This study explores detailed knowledge of medical terminology and connotations of equivocal phrases frequently used in advance care planning...
  8. ncbi request reprint Personality change precedes clinical diagnosis of dementia of the Alzheimer type
    Steve Balsis
    Department of Psychology, Campus Box 1125, Washington University in St Louis, One Brookings Drive, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P98-P101. 2005
    ..Personality changes may aid in the early detection of dementia of the Alzheimer type, which could facilitate early treatment...
  9. pmc Patient-centered communication during the disclosure of a dementia diagnosis
    Alexandra K Zaleta
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 25:513-20. 2010
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  10. ncbi request reprint It's all in the details: physician variability in disclosing a dementia diagnosis
    Emily C Kissel
    Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Aging Ment Health 11:273-80. 2007
    ..Further empirical research is needed to establish best practices that promote psychological adjustment and successful disease management in patients and caregivers who receive a dementia diagnosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Anticipating relocation: concerns about moving among NORC residents
    Brian D Carpenter
    J Gerontol Soc Work 49:165-84. 2007
    ..Overall, residents present a profile of vulnerability that calls for preemptive action to help them stay in their homes. A NORC is an ideal setting in which to provide supportive services...