Irwin J. Mansdorf

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OBJECTIVE To investigate to what degree dementia diagnoses of record in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are supported by objective neuropsychological testing data. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of ongoing neuropsychological testing data SETTING Nursing facilities in New York state (n = 11) PARTICIPANTS Nursing home residents (n = 73) INTERVENTION(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate an Internet-based psychological intervention targeting behavioral factors related to falls among residents of long-term care communities. DESIGN Retrospective A-B design with 90-day look-back. SETTING Long-term care communities in New York State (N=4, 3 SNF, 1 ALF). PARTICIPANTS Nursing home residents (N=26). INTERVENTION(More)
The sudden onset of war results in considerable psychological challenges as well as physical danger for populations under attack. While all civilian-directed violence carries common elements of fear and threat, unexpected consequences of war often require coping strategies to be adaptive, flexible, and effective. The Hezbollah-Israel confrontation of 2006(More)
  • I J Mansdorf
  • Journal of behavior therapy and experimental…
  • 1986
Tic activity has long been an area for clinical intervention by behavior therapists. Most techniques have involved approaches that require direct focusing on the tic itself (e.g. habit reversal). For some people, however, such a direct focus may not be clinically appropriate. This article describes a child who, in addition to suffering from tics, was also(More)
BACKGROUND Psychological reactions to terror attacks have been documented as ranging from no symptoms to transient behavioural symptoms to more serious posttraumatic stress. SOURCES OF DATA A review of representative studies is presented, with a critical analysis of the salient points of the various psychological intervention strategies for terrorist(More)