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Measuring experiential avoidance: A preliminary test of a working model
The present study describes the development of a short, general measure of experiential avoidance, based on a specific theoretical approach to this process. A theoretically driven iterative
Assessing Quality of Life in Older Adults With Cognitive Impairment
A new measure of quality of life in dementia, the QOL-AD, is described and seems to be reliable and valid for individuals with MMSE scores greater than 10, and the reliability and validity of patient and caregiver reports of patientquality of life is examined.
An Update on Empirically Validated Therapies
Dianne L. Chambless, William C. Sanderson, Varda Shoham, Suzanne Bennett Johnson, Kenneth S. Pope, Paul Crits-Christoph, Mary Baker, Benjamin Johnson, Sheila R. Woody, Stanley Sue, Larry Beutler,
Common variants in MS4A4/MS4A6E, CD2uAP, CD33, and EPHA1 are associated with late-onset Alzheimer’s disease
The Alzheimer Disease Genetics Consortium (ADGC) performed a genome-wide association study of late-onset Alzheimer disease using a three-stage design consisting of a discovery stage (stage 1) and two
Exercise plus behavioral management in patients with Alzheimer disease: a randomized controlled trial.
Exercise training combined with teaching caregivers behavioral management techniques improved physical health and depression in patients with Alzheimer disease.
Genetic meta-analysis of diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease identifies new risk loci and implicates Aβ, tau, immunity and lipid processing
A large genome-wide association meta-analysis of clinically diagnosed late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (LOAD) from 94,437 individuals identifies new LOAD risk loci and implicates Aβ formation, tau protein binding, immune response and lipid metabolism.
Behavioral treatment of depression in dementia patients: a controlled clinical trial.
Results indicate that behavioral interventions for depression are important and effective strategies for treating demented patients and their caregivers.