R. L. Schein

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Compared the effects of 2 psychotherapies based on divergent conceptualizations of depression in later life. Seventy-five older adults diagnosed with major depressive disorder were assigned randomly to problem-solving therapy (PST), reminiscence therapy (RT), or a waiting-list control (WLC) condition. Participants in PST and RT were provided with 12 weekly(More)
This study examines the use of the Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale (CES-D) in a sample of elderly, medically ill inpatients. Seventy-six individuals completed the CES-D and a psychiatric interview, from which DSM-III-R diagnoses of depression were obtained. Analyses of sensitivity and specificity indicated that use of an alternative(More)
Exercise rehabilitation is recommended increasingly for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This study examined the effect of exercise and education on 79 older adults (M age = 66.6 +/- 6.5 years; 53% female) with COPD, randomly assigned to 10 weeks of (a) exercise, education, and stress management (EXESM; n = 29); (b) education and(More)
This study was designed to evaluate the association of age, self-rated health, and walking activity with four measures of cognitive functioning in 6,979 men and women (age range: 18-94 years) randomly selected from British electoral registers. Assessments included a face-to-face interview regarding health and health beliefs as well as cognitive testing(More)
About 5% of patients admitted to the emergency department with poisonings are seriously ill and need admission to the ICU. We are presenting the results of 3 multicentric studies carried out in Spain during the last 10 years. We made a study of 6 ICU's in 1980, 41 in 1987 and 15 in 1990 with a total of 596 patients. The average age (36 years) remained(More)
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