Elizabeth B Fauth
Affiliation: Utah State University
- Associations Between Fine Motor Performance in Activities of Daily Living and Cognitive Ability in a Nondemented Sample of Older Adults: Implications for Geriatric Physical RehabilitationElizabeth B Fauth
Utah State University, Logan, Logan, UT, USA
J Aging Health . 2016..We hypothesize that cognitive ability explains significant variance in ADL-related FMA, above and beyond what is explained by physical ability (grip strength)...
- Caregivers' relationship closeness with the person with dementia predicts both positive and negative outcomes for caregivers' physical health and psychological well-beingELIZABETH FAUTH
Family, Consumer, and Human Development, Utah State University, Logan, USA
Aging Ment Health 16:699-711. 2012..These results suggest that closeness and loss of closeness in the care dyad may be associated with both positive and adverse outcomes for caregivers, both cross-sectionally and over time...
- Changes in depressive symptoms in the context of disablement processes: role of demographic characteristics, cognitive function, health, and social supportElizabeth B Fauth
Department of Family, Consumer, and Human Development, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 2905, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:167-77. 2012..Less is known, however, about how depressive symptoms change with the progression of disability-related processes and what factors moderate such changes...
- Predictors of dementia caregiver depressive symptoms in a population: the Cache County dementia progression studyKathleen W Piercy
Correspondence should be addressed to Kathleen Piercy, Department of Family, Consumer, and Human Development, 2905 Old Main Hill, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 2905 E mail
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:921-6. 2013..This study examined rates and correlates of depression at the baseline visit of a population sample of dementia caregivers (N = 256)...
- Caregiver personality predicts rate of cognitive decline in a community sample of persons with Alzheimer's disease. The Cache County Dementia Progression StudyMaria C Norton
Department of Family Consumer and Human Development, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA
Int Psychogeriatr 25:1629-37. 2013..Environmental influences on the rate of Alzheimer's disease (AD) progression have received little attention. Our objective was to test hypotheses concerning associations between caregiver personality traits and the rate of AD progression...
- Comparing changes in late-life depressive symptoms across aging, disablement, and mortality processesElizabeth B Fauth
Department of Family, Consumer, and Human Development, Utah State University
Dev Psychol 50:1584-93. 2014..Developmental researchers across content areas can compare age with other relevant time metrics to determine if chronological age or other processes drive the underlying developmental change in their construct of interest...
- Predictors of quality of life ratings for persons with dementia simultaneously reported by patients and their caregivers: the Cache County (Utah) StudyTrevor Buckley
Center for Epidemiologic Studies, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
Int Psychogeriatr 24:1094-102. 2012..This study compared self- and proxy-reported QOL ratings in a population-based study of PWD and their caregivers, and examined the extent to which discrepancies in reports were associated with characteristics of the PWD...
- Baseline disability in activities of daily living predicts dementia risk even after controlling for baseline global cognitive ability and depressive symptomsElizabeth B Fauth
Department of Family, Consumer, and Human Development, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:597-606. 2013..Although we expect that cognitive deficits would explain associations between ADL disability and dementia risk, the current study examined ADL as a predictor of future dementia after controlling for global cognitive status...