Sharon E McKenzie

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The purpose of this article is to critically review and synthesize the literature on the effects of nonpharmacological cognitive training on dementia symptoms in early-stage Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related dementia. Electronic databases MEDLINE (PubMed), CINAHL, PsycInfo, and the Cochrane Library were searched using the keywords cognition, reality(More)
In response to the need to develop evidence-based best practices interventions and services for individuals in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD), the authors conducted an interdisciplinary literature review of exemplar programs, defined as those including multimodal or unimodal interventions; shown to be appropriate for individuals in the early(More)
Cognitive remediation programmes were delivered by microcomputer to three patients showing visual neglect using single-case experimental methodology with multiple-baseline across-function designs. The patients included one head injury case and two cases of cerebrovascular accident. Clear differences were produced in target functions. The most likely(More)
OBJECTIVES This study examined rates of anticipated stigma and its impact on successful mental health referrals among elderly clients of home-delivered nutrition services who met criteria for depression. METHODS Elderly clients (N=732) admitted to a home meal program between December 2004 and June 2006 were assessed for depression, cognitive impairment,(More)
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