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Nonpharmacological Therapies in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Systematic Review of Efficacy
Introduction: Nonpharmacological therapies (NPTs) can improve the quality of life (QoL) of people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and their carers. The objective of this study was to evaluate the bestExpand
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Self-Reported Sex Crimes of Nonincarcerated Paraphiliacs
This article will present data gathered by the authors through structured clinical interviews of 561 paraphiliacs regarding demographic characteristics, frequency and variety of deviant sexual acts,Expand
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Improving caregiver well-being delays nursing home placement of patients with Alzheimer disease
Objective: To determine the effectiveness of a counseling and support intervention for spouse caregivers in delaying time to nursing home placement of patients with Alzheimer disease (AD), andExpand
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A family intervention to delay nursing home placement of patients with Alzheimer disease. A randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To determine the long-term effectiveness of comprehensive support and counseling for spouse-caregivers and families in postponing or preventing nursing home placement of patients withExpand
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An intervention that delays institutionalization of Alzheimer's disease patients: treatment of spouse-caregivers.
Spouse-caregivers of Alzheimer's disease patients were randomly assigned to either a treatment group (individual and family counseling, support group participation, and ad hoc consultation) or aExpand
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Sustained benefit of supportive intervention for depressive symptoms in caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease.
OBJECTIVE The long-term effect of counseling and support on symptoms of depression was examined in spouse-caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease. METHOD The participants were 406Expand
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A comprehensive support program: effect on depression in spouse-caregivers of AD patients.
Caregivers of Alzheimer's disease patients often suffer from depression. Using a longitudinal treatment/control study, we examined the effects of a comprehensive support program on depression inExpand
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Neuropsychological Prediction of Decline to Dementia in Nondemented Elderly
This study examined whether baseline neuropsychological performance in elderly assessed at a research clinic could accurately predict subsequent decline to dementia. Logistic regression analyses wereExpand
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Changes in social support as mediators of the impact of a psychosocial intervention for spouse caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease.
The spouse caregivers of 406 patients with Alzheimer's disease were randomly assigned to an enhanced counseling and support intervention or to a usual care control condition. Structured interviewsExpand
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