Annick Clerc Bérod

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Professional or informal proxy respondents are frequently used in surveys when physical or mental health may compromise the ability to participate or the quality of responses. Functional status (Katz activities of daily living [ADL], Lawton instrumental activities of daily living [IADL]) was assessed in a sample of 420 chronically dependent elderly(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine whether preventive in-home comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) prevents functional decline in community-dwelling older persons with different baseline functional status: (1) without any basic activities of daily living (BADL) dependency at baseline; and (2) without any instrumental ADL (IADL) and basic ADL dependency at(More)
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that anxiety, depressive, or cognitive disorders are associated with an increase in length of stay of physical rehabilitation inpatients. DESIGN Secondary analysis of a 1-yr prospective data recording. Three treatment and rehabilitation centers in the Canton of Vaud (Switzerland). Ninety-five percent of inpatients admitted(More)
Atypical sensory functioning in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has been well documented in the last decade for the visual, tactile and auditory systems, but olfaction in ASD is still understudied. The aim of the present study was to examine whether children with ASD and neuro-typically (NT) developed children differed in odor perception, at the cognitive(More)
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