Georgina Charlesworth

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cognitive behavior therapy for anxiety in people with dementia: a clinician guideline for a person-centered approach
    Georgina Charlesworth
    University College London, UK North East London NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    Behav Modif 39:390-412. 2015
  2. pmc Acceptance checklist for clinical effectiveness pilot trials: a systematic approach
    Georgina Charlesworth
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:78. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Carers Assessment of Difficulties Index (CADI): psychometric properties for use with carers of people with dementia
    G M Charlesworth
    Centre for Behavioural and Social Sciences in Medicine, University College London, 48 Riding House Street, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 11:218-25. 2007
  4. pmc Befriending carers of people with dementia: randomised controlled trial
    Georgina Charlesworth
    Centre for Behavioural and Social Sciences in Medicine, University College London, London W1W 7EJ
    BMJ 336:1295-7. 2008
  5. pmc Peer support for family carers of people with dementia, alone or in combination with group reminiscence in a factorial design: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Georgina Charlesworth
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7HB, UK
    Trials 12:205. 2011
  6. pmc Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for anxiety in people with dementia: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Aimee Spector
    Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Trials 13:197. 2012
  7. pmc Peer support and reminiscence therapy for people with dementia and their family carers: a factorial pragmatic randomised trial
    Georgina Charlesworth
    UCL Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, London, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 87:1218-1228. 2016
  8. doi request reprint Cognitive-behavioural therapy for anxiety in dementia: pilot randomised controlled trial
    Aimee Spector
    Aimee Spector, PhD, DClinPsy, Georgina Charlesworth, ClinPsyD, PhD, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, London Michael King, MD, PhD, Division of Psychiatry, University College London, London Miles Lattimer, Bsc, North East London NHS Foundation Trust, Goodmayes Hospital, Ilford Susan Sadek, ClinPsyD, Department of Clinical Psychology, University of East Anglia, Norwich Louise Marston, PhD, Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London Amritpal Rehill, Bsc, Personal Social Services Research Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science, London Juanita Hoe, RMN, PhD, Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London Afifa Qazi, MBBS, Harvard Medical School
    Br J Psychiatry 206:509-16. 2015
  9. doi request reprint The contribution of caregiver psychosocial factors to distress associated with behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia
    Alexandra Feast
    Division of Psychiatry, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 32:76-85. 2017
  10. pmc Behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia and the challenges for family carers: systematic review
    Alexandra Feast
    Alexandra Feast, MPhil, Division of Psychiatry, University College London, and Research and Development Department, North East London National Health Service NHS Foundation Trust, Ilford Martin Orrell, PhD, Research and Development Department, North East London NHS Foundation Trust, Ilford, and Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham Georgina Charlesworth, PhD, Research and Development Department, North East London NHS Foundation Trust, Ilford, and Research Department of Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology, University College London Nina Melunsky, MSc, Research and Development Department, North East London NHS Foundation Trust, Ilford Fiona Poland, PhD, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia Esme Moniz Cook, PhD, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 208:429-34. 2016

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Cognitive behavior therapy for anxiety in people with dementia: a clinician guideline for a person-centered approach
    Georgina Charlesworth
    University College London, UK North East London NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    Behav Modif 39:390-412. 2015
    ..The approach prioritizes direct work with the person with dementia, with the involvement of a "supportive other" where available and when necessary. The protocol is designed for use by therapists with prior experience in CBT. ..
  2. pmc Acceptance checklist for clinical effectiveness pilot trials: a systematic approach
    Georgina Charlesworth
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:78. 2013
    ..We illustrate the use of the checklist using a pragmatic trial of psychosocial interventions for family carers of people with dementia as a case study. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Carers Assessment of Difficulties Index (CADI): psychometric properties for use with carers of people with dementia
    G M Charlesworth
    Centre for Behavioural and Social Sciences in Medicine, University College London, 48 Riding House Street, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 11:218-25. 2007
    ..Eight subscales were established with good internal consistency. It is concluded that the CADI is suitable for both clinical and research use with carers of people with dementia...
  4. pmc Befriending carers of people with dementia: randomised controlled trial
    Georgina Charlesworth
    Centre for Behavioural and Social Sciences in Medicine, University College London, London W1W 7EJ
    BMJ 336:1295-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a voluntary sector based befriending scheme in improving psychological wellbeing and quality of life for family carers of people with dementia...
  5. pmc Peer support for family carers of people with dementia, alone or in combination with group reminiscence in a factorial design: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Georgina Charlesworth
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7HB, UK
    Trials 12:205. 2011
    ..This paper describes the protocol for a complex trial that evaluates one-to-one peer support and a group reminiscence programme, both separately and together, in a factorial design...
  6. pmc Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for anxiety in people with dementia: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Aimee Spector
    Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, UK
    Trials 13:197. 2012
    ..This study aims to develop a CBT for anxiety in dementia manual and to determine its feasibility in a pilot RCT...
  7. pmc Peer support and reminiscence therapy for people with dementia and their family carers: a factorial pragmatic randomised trial
    Georgina Charlesworth
    UCL Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, London, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 87:1218-1228. 2016
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate peer support and reminiscence therapy, separately and together, in comparison with usual care for people with dementia and their family carers...
  8. doi request reprint Cognitive-behavioural therapy for anxiety in dementia: pilot randomised controlled trial
    Aimee Spector
    Aimee Spector, PhD, DClinPsy, Georgina Charlesworth, ClinPsyD, PhD, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, London Michael King, MD, PhD, Division of Psychiatry, University College London, London Miles Lattimer, Bsc, North East London NHS Foundation Trust, Goodmayes Hospital, Ilford Susan Sadek, ClinPsyD, Department of Clinical Psychology, University of East Anglia, Norwich Louise Marston, PhD, Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London Amritpal Rehill, Bsc, Personal Social Services Research Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science, London Juanita Hoe, RMN, PhD, Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London, London Afifa Qazi, MBBS, Harvard Medical School
    Br J Psychiatry 206:509-16. 2015
    ..Anxiety is common and problematic in dementia, yet there is a lack of effective treatments...
  9. doi request reprint The contribution of caregiver psychosocial factors to distress associated with behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia
    Alexandra Feast
    Division of Psychiatry, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 32:76-85. 2017
    ..The objective of the study is to examine caregiver factors as predictors of BPSD-related distress and their potential mechanisms...
  10. pmc Behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia and the challenges for family carers: systematic review
    Alexandra Feast
    Alexandra Feast, MPhil, Division of Psychiatry, University College London, and Research and Development Department, North East London National Health Service NHS Foundation Trust, Ilford Martin Orrell, PhD, Research and Development Department, North East London NHS Foundation Trust, Ilford, and Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham Georgina Charlesworth, PhD, Research and Development Department, North East London NHS Foundation Trust, Ilford, and Research Department of Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology, University College London Nina Melunsky, MSc, Research and Development Department, North East London NHS Foundation Trust, Ilford Fiona Poland, PhD, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia Esme Moniz Cook, PhD, Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 208:429-34. 2016
    ..Tailored psychosocial interventions can help families to manage behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia (BPSD), but carer responses to their relative's behaviours contribute to the success of support programmes...
  11. doi request reprint Factors influencing the person-carer relationship in people with anxiety and dementia
    Aimee Spector
    a Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 20:1055-62. 2016
    ..The aim of this current study was to determine (1) which factors are associated with the quality of the patient-carer relationship and (2) whether these differ between the two perspectives...
  12. doi request reprint Limited validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) in dementia: evidence from a confirmatory factor analysis
    Joshua Stott
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry . 2016
    ..It is frequently used with people with dementia. However, its structural validity has never been examined in this population. The current study used confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) to assess this...
  13. doi request reprint The impact of volunteering on the volunteer: findings from a peer support programme for family carers of people with dementia
    Georgina Charlesworth
    Research and Development Department, North East London NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Health Soc Care Community . 2016
    ..These findings suggest that carers who volunteer for emotional support roles are resilient and are at little psychological risk from volunteering...
  14. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the relationship between behavioral and psychological symptoms (BPSD) and caregiver well-being
    Alexandra Feast
    Division of Psychiatry, University College London, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 28:1761-1774. 2016
    ..This review investigates the role of the individual symptoms of BPSD in relation to the impact on different measures of family caregiver well-being...
  15. pmc Self-efficacy and health-related quality of life in family carers of people with dementia: a systematic review
    Nadia E Crellin
    a Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 18:954-69. 2014
    ..This review aims to explore the role of self-efficacy (SE) in the health-related quality of life (QoL) of family carers of people with dementia...
  16. doi request reprint Measuring family caregiver efficacy for managing behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia: a psychometric evaluation
    Nadia Crellin
    Mental Health Sciences Unit, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London, W1W 7EJ, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 26:93-103. 2014
    ..This study aims to develop a measure of caregiver efficacy for responding to BPSD and to evaluate its psychometric properties...