Susan Sadek

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BACKGROUND Anxiety is common and problematic in dementia, yet there is a lack of effective treatments. AIMS To develop a cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) manual for anxiety in dementia and determine its feasibility through a randomised controlled trial. METHOD A ten-session CBT manual was developed. Participants with dementia and anxiety (and their(More)
This article describes a 10-session cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) used in a randomized controlled trial with people with anxiety and mild-to-moderate dementia. The aim of the therapy is to reduce symptoms of anxiety by increasing a sense of safety and self-efficacy. The therapy is characterized by a person-centered approach to CBT, using individual(More)
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