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Families’ and Professional Caregivers’ Views of Using Advanced Technology to Track People With Dementia
The variety and the depth of the views of different stakeholders toward the use of electronic tracking for people with dementia presented in this article provide a meaningful contribution to the ethical debate on this topic. Expand
Handwriting process variables discriminating mild Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment.
This study examined kinematically the handwriting process of persons with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) compared with those with mild Alzheimer's disease and healthy controls and found significant differences between the groups in almost all measures. Expand
Development and Validity of the Family Stigma in Alzheimer's Disease Scale (FS-ADS)
Findings indicate that the Family Stigma in Alzheimer's disease Scale is a reliable and valid instrument for assessing stigma in the context of AD. Expand
What do cognitively intact older people think about the use of electronic tracking devices for people with dementia? A preliminary analysis
Cognitively intact older people favor the idea of tracking people with dementia, and they support the use of tracking devices when dementia is either formally diagnosed or its signs are evident. Expand
Family stigma and caregiver burden in Alzheimer's disease.
Caregiver stigma variables of shame and decreased involvement with caregiving were found to be the major contributing factors and psychosocial interventions should target stigmatic beliefs in order to reduce caregiver burden. Expand
What can we learn about the mobility of the elderly in the GPS era
Until recently, the assessment of outdoor mobility of the elderly relied mainly on self-administered time-space diaries or on reports of family caregivers and institutional staff, using observationalExpand
Dementia and crime: A forensic psychiatry unit study in israel
The psychiatric files of the 57 consecutive defendants aged 60+ referred by court for psychiatric examination at the Forensic Psychiatry Unit at the Y. Abarbanel Mental Health Center in the periodExpand
Are the Clock-Drawing Test and the MMSE Combined Interchangeable with CAMCOG as a Dementia Evaluation Instrument in a Specialized Outpatient Setting?
It is concluded that CDT in combination with the MMSE is valid for differentiation of dementia sufferers from nondemented psychiatric controls in a specialistic setting and might replace CAMCOG. Expand
Examining the reliability and validity of the Hebrew version of the Mini Mental State Examination
The Hebrew version of the MMSE was found to be a useful and valid instrument for the determination of dementia in the elderly population. Expand
Clock drawing test in mild and moderate dementia of the Alzheimer's type: a comparative and correlation study
(a) To compare two different clock drawing tests (CDTs) in mild and moderate dementia of the Alzheimer's type (DAT); (b) To examine presumed correlation between these CDTs and some demographic,Expand