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Psychiatric Comorbidity and Functioning in a Clinically Referred Population of Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Comparative Study
To systematically examine the patterns of psychiatric comorbidity and functioning in clinically referred adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Psychiatrically referred adults with and withoutExpand
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An evidence-based systematic review on cognitive interventions for individuals with dementia.
PURPOSE To evaluate the current state of research evidence related to cognitive interventions for individuals with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias. METHOD A systematic search of theExpand
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The effects of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate on the driving performance of young adults with ADHD: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study using a validated driving simulator paradigm.
Young adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have been shown to be at increased risk for impairment in driving behaviors. While stimulant medications have proven efficacy inExpand
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Reduction in caregiver-identified problem behaviors in patients with Alzheimer disease post-hearing-aid fitting.
Studies and clinical procedures related to patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) largely have ignored the hearing ability of either the patient or caregiver. Yet the majority of treatment andExpand
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Mental Illness Training for Licensed Staff in Long-Term Care
Licensed care staff working in long-term care facilities may be poorly prepared to work with residents with mental illness. This research reports on the program evaluation of Caring Skills: WorkingExpand
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Internet training to respond to aggressive resident behaviors.
PURPOSE This research evaluated an individualized Internet training designed to teach nurse aides (NAs) strategies to prevent or, if necessary, react to resident aggression in ways that are safe forExpand
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Use of a Dementia Training Designed for Nurse Aides to Train Other Staff
Problematic resident behaviors may escalate in long-term care facilities (LTCs). If nurse aides (NAs) are not nearby, the nearest staff to intervene may be nondirect care workers (NDCWs), who haveExpand
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Improvement in 'stat' laboratory turnaround time. A model continuous quality improvement project.
BACKGROUND Continuous quality improvement is being advocated as the process that, if adopted, would improve the efficiency, productiveness, and quality of medical institutions, thereby helping toExpand
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Internet training for nurse aides to prevent resident aggression.
OBJECTIVES Evaluate Internet training to help nurse aides decrease resident aggression. DESIGN Randomized treatment and control design; pre-post assessment. SETTING The study was conductedExpand
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Theory of mind in individuals with Alzheimer-type dementia
Abstract Background: Theory of Mind (ToM) ability allows attribution of mental states to oneself and others. Recent studies suggest that impairment of ToM may be a partial cause ofExpand
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