Emily K Porensky
Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
- Reaction to a dementia diagnosis in individuals with Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairmentBrian 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...
- The burden of late-life generalized anxiety disorder: effects on disability, health-related quality of life, and healthcare utilizationEmily K Porensky
Department of Psychology, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63130, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:473-82. 2009..To describe the burden of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), a common anxiety disorder in older adults...
- Knowledge and perceptions in advance care planningEmily 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...
- Agreement on diagnosis among patients, companions, and professionals after a dementia evaluationAlexandra K Zaleta
Department of Psychology, Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 26:232-7. 2012..This study documents discrepancies that can arise in diagnostic communication, which could influence adjustment to a diagnosis of dementia and decisions regarding future planning and care...