Cathy A Alessi

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Older Veterans Using Nonclinician Sleep Coaches: Randomized Controlled Trial
    Cathy Alessi
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California
    J Am Geriatr Soc 64:1830-8. 2016
  2. pmc More daytime sleeping predicts less functional recovery among older people undergoing inpatient post-acute rehabilitation
    Cathy A Alessi
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda, CA, USA
    Sleep 31:1291-300. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for the use of continuous and bilevel positive airway pressure devices to treat adult patients with sleep-related breathing disorders
    Clete A Kushida
    Stanford University Center of Excellence for Sleep Disorders, Stanford, CA, USA
    Sleep 29:375-80. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Depression in older patients admitted for postacute nursing home rehabilitation
    Adam P Webber
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1017-22. 2005
  5. pmc Patterns of sleep quality during and after postacute rehabilitation in older adults: a latent class analysis approach
    Jennifer L Martin
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Sleep Res 22:640-7. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for the treatment of snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea with oral appliances: an update for 2005
    Clete A Kushida
    Stanford University Center of Excellence for Sleep Disorders, CA, USA
    Sleep 29:240-3. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a screening, case finding, and referral system for older veterans in primary care
    Laurence Z Rubenstein
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, North Hills, California 91343, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:166-74. 2007
  8. pmc A longitudinal study of poor sleep after inpatient post-acute rehabilitation: the role of depression and pre-illness sleep quality
    Jennifer L Martin
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:477-84. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Daytime sleeping, sleep disturbance, and circadian rhythms in the nursing home
    Jennifer L Martin
    University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:121-9. 2006
  10. pmc Sleep quality in residents of assisted living facilities: effect on quality of life, functional status, and depression
    Jennifer L Martin
    David Geffen School of Medicine and Cousin s Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:829-36. 2010

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Older Veterans Using Nonclinician Sleep Coaches: Randomized Controlled Trial
    Cathy Alessi
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California
    J Am Geriatr Soc 64:1830-8. 2016
    ..To test a new cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) program designed for use by nonclinicians...
  2. pmc More daytime sleeping predicts less functional recovery among older people undergoing inpatient post-acute rehabilitation
    Cathy A Alessi
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda, CA, USA
    Sleep 31:1291-300. 2008
    ..To study the association between sleep/wake patterns among older adults during inpatient post-acute rehabilitation and their immediate and long-term functional recovery..
  3. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for the use of continuous and bilevel positive airway pressure devices to treat adult patients with sleep-related breathing disorders
    Clete A Kushida
    Stanford University Center of Excellence for Sleep Disorders, Stanford, CA, USA
    Sleep 29:375-80. 2006
    ..9) CPAP and BPAP therapy are safe; side effects and adverse events are mainly minor and reversible. 10) BPAP may be useful in treating some forms of restrictive lung disease or hypoventilation syndromes associated with hypercapnia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Depression in older patients admitted for postacute nursing home rehabilitation
    Adam P Webber
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1017-22. 2005
    ..To describe the prevalence, recognition, and persistence of depression in older adults undergoing postacute rehabilitation in a nursing home (NH) setting and to explore the effect of depression on rehabilitation outcomes...
  5. pmc Patterns of sleep quality during and after postacute rehabilitation in older adults: a latent class analysis approach
    Jennifer L Martin
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Sleep Res 22:640-7. 2013
    ..The findings also suggest that pain symptoms should be targeted to improve sleep during postacute rehabilitation. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for the treatment of snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea with oral appliances: an update for 2005
    Clete A Kushida
    Stanford University Center of Excellence for Sleep Disorders, CA, USA
    Sleep 29:240-3. 2006
    ..Regular follow up is also needed to assess the patient for signs and symptoms of worsening OSA. Research to define patient characteristics more clearly for OA acceptance, success, and adherence is needed...
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a screening, case finding, and referral system for older veterans in primary care
    Laurence Z Rubenstein
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, North Hills, California 91343, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:166-74. 2007
    ..To test whether a system of screening, assessment, referral, and follow-up provided within primary care for high-risk older outpatients improves recognition of geriatric conditions and healthcare outcomes...
  8. pmc A longitudinal study of poor sleep after inpatient post-acute rehabilitation: the role of depression and pre-illness sleep quality
    Jennifer L Martin
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:477-84. 2012
    ..To explore the unique impact of poor sleep and symptoms of depression on sleep quality for up to 1 year after inpatient post-acute rehabilitation among older adults...
  9. ncbi request reprint Daytime sleeping, sleep disturbance, and circadian rhythms in the nursing home
    Jennifer L Martin
    University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:121-9. 2006
    ..This study reports the frequency of abnormal daytime sleeping and identifies factors related to daytime sleeping, nighttime sleep disturbance, and circadian rhythm abnormalities among nursing home residents...
  10. pmc Sleep quality in residents of assisted living facilities: effect on quality of life, functional status, and depression
    Jennifer L Martin
    David Geffen School of Medicine and Cousin s Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:829-36. 2010
    ..To describe sleep patterns in older adults living in assisted living facilities (ALFs) and to explore the relationship between sleep disturbance and quality of life, functional status, and depression over 6 months of follow-up...
  11. ncbi request reprint A multicomponent nonpharmacological intervention improves activity rhythms among nursing home residents with disrupted sleep/wake patterns
    Jennifer L Martin
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:67-72. 2007
    ..Sleep and circadian rhythms are disrupted among many nursing home (NH) residents. We examined the impact of a multicomponent nonpharmacological intervention on 24-hour rest/activity rhythms among long-stay NH residents...
  12. pmc Association Between Pain and Functional Independence in Older Adults During and After Admission to Rehabilitation After an Acute Illness or Injury
    Juan C Rodriguez
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:2275-81. 2015
    ..To investigate the association between pain and functional independence in older adults during and after admission to rehabilitation after an acute illness or injury...
  13. ncbi request reprint The Minimum Data Set bedfast quality indicator: differences among nursing homes
    Barbara M Bates-Jensen
    Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Nurs Res 53:260-72. 2004
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  14. pmc Poor self-reported sleep quality predicts mortality within one year of inpatient post-acute rehabilitation among older adults
    Jennifer L Martin
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Sleep 34:1715-21. 2011
    ..To evaluate the association between self-reported sleep quality among older adults during inpatient post-acute rehabilitation and one-year survival...
  15. pmc Association Between Sleep and Physical Function in Older Veterans in an Adult Day Healthcare Program
    Yeonsu Song
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California
    J Am Geriatr Soc 63:1622-7. 2015
    ..To examine whether sleep disturbance is associated with poor physical function in older veterans in an adult day healthcare (ADHC) program...
  16. ncbi request reprint Caregiving-Related Sleep Problems and Their Relationship to Mental Health and Daytime Function in Female Veterans
    Yeonsu Song
    a Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California
    Behav Sleep Med . 2016
    ..To identify caregiving-related sleep problems and their relationship to mental health and daytime function in female Veterans...
  17. ncbi request reprint Incidence and costs of acute medical conditions in long-stay incontinent nursing home residents
    Cathy A Alessi
    University of California at Los Angeles Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, and Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 3:229-42. 2002
    ..To determine the incidence of acute medical conditions in incontinent nursing home residents, and associated costs of diagnostic testing and treatment..
  18. ncbi request reprint Incidence and costs of acute medical conditions in long-stay incontinent nursing home residents
    Cathy A Alessi
    University of California at Los Angeles Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Los Angeles, California 91343, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:S4-S18. 2003
    ..To determine the incidence of acute medical conditions in incontinent nursing home residents, and associated costs of diagnostic testing and treatment..
  19. ncbi request reprint The effects of an exercise and incontinence intervention on skin health outcomes in nursing home residents
    Barbara M Bates-Jensen
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:348-55. 2003
    ..To examine skin health outcomes of an exercise and incontinence intervention...
  20. pmc Sleep in assisted living facility residents versus home-dwelling older adults
    Jennifer L Martin
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1407-9. 2008
    ..Sleep problems among assisted living facility (ALF) residents are not well understood, and sleep-related differences between ALF residents and home-dwelling older adults have not been examined...
  21. pmc Perceived Effectiveness, Self-efficacy, and Social Support for Oral Appliance Therapy Among Older Veterans With Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Nancy J Carballo
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles Electronic address
    Clin Ther 38:2407-2415. 2016
    ..We examined these perceptions among older adults with obstructive sleep apnea who were prescribed oral appliance therapy...
  22. pmc Patterns and predictors of sleep quality before, during, and after hospitalization in older adults
    Joseph M Dzierzewski
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    J Clin Sleep Med 11:45-51. 2015
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  23. doi request reprint Estimated Prevalence of Insomnia among Women Veterans: Results of a Postal Survey
    Jennifer L Martin
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Los Angeles, California David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, California Electronic address
    Womens Health Issues . 2017
    ..Insomnia is a significant public health concern known to particularly impact women and the veteran population; however, rates of insomnia disorder among women veterans are not known...
  24. ncbi request reprint Randomized, controlled trial of a nonpharmacological intervention to improve abnormal sleep/wake patterns in nursing home residents
    Cathy A Alessi
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:803-10. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to test a multidimensional, nonpharmacological intervention to improve abnormal sleep/wake patterns in nursing home residents...
  25. pmc Decrease in daytime sleeping is associated with improvement in cognition after hospital discharge in older adults
    Joseph M Dzierzewski
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:47-53. 2014
    ..To examine the relationship between changes in objectively assessed sleep and global cognitive functioning from inpatient postacute rehabilitation to 6-month follow-up...
  26. ncbi request reprint The yield, reliability, and validity of a postal survey for screening community-dwelling older people
    Cathy A Alessi
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, VeteransAffairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda, California 91343, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:194-202. 2003
    ..To assess the yield, reliability, and validity of a postal survey developed to identify older persons in need of outpatient geriatric assessment and follow-up services...
  27. pmc Sleep problems in the elderly
    Juan Carlos Rodriguez
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 16111 Plummer Street IE, North Hills, Los Angeles, CA, USA Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 405 Hilgard Avenue, CA 90095, USA Department of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Ave, Libertador Bernardo O Higgins 340, Santiago, Chile Electronic address
    Med Clin North Am 99:431-9. 2015
    ..This article focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of the 2 most common sleep problems in older patients: sleep apnea and insomnia. ..
  28. pmc Report and Research Agenda of the American Geriatrics Society and National Institute on Aging Bedside-to-Bench Conference on Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, and Aging: New Avenues for Improving Brain Health, Physical Health, and Functioning
    Constance H Fung
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California
    J Am Geriatr Soc . 2016
    ..The conference also promoted networking among developing researchers, leaders in the field of SCR and aging, and National Institutes of Health program personnel...
  29. ncbi request reprint Translating clinical research into practice: a randomized controlled trial of exercise and incontinence care with nursing home residents
    John F Schnelle
    UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Los Angeles, California 91335, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1476-83. 2002
    ..To examine clinical outcomes and describe the staffing requirements of an incontinence and exercise intervention...
  30. ncbi request reprint Practice parameters for the indications for polysomnography and related procedures: an update for 2005
    Clete A Kushida
    Stanford University Center of Excellence for Sleep Disorders, Stanford, CA, USA
    Sleep 28:499-521. 2005
    ....