Case-controlled study of nursing home residents referred for treatment of vocally disruptive behavior.

@article{Draper2000CasecontrolledSO,
  title={Case-controlled study of nursing home residents referred for treatment of vocally disruptive behavior.},
  author={Brian Draper and John Snowdon and Susanne Meares and Jean Macrae Turner and Peter N Gonski and Bryan G McMinn and Huffman Mcintosh and Lindy Latham and Deb Draper and Georgina M. Luscombe},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={333-44}
}
The aim of this study was to identify factors associated with vocally disruptive behavior (VDB) in nursing home patients referred to aged care services for treatment, using a case-control methodology. Characteristics of the VDB, reasons for referral, perceived causal factors, and psychotropic use were noted. Twenty-five subjects and controls were examined with the Screaming Behavior Mapping Instrument, the Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia, the Dementia Behavior Disturbance Scale, and… CONTINUE READING

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