Longitudinal predictors of non-aggressive agitated behaviors in the elderly.

  title={Longitudinal predictors of non-aggressive agitated behaviors in the elderly.},
  author={Jiska Cohen-Mansfield and Philipp Werner},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  volume={14 10},
Longitudinal predictors of physically and verbally non-aggressive inappropriate behaviors were examined in 200 community-dwelling elderly persons attending senior day care centers. Models based on ratings obtained from staff members and family caregivers were compared. Multiple factors contributed simultaneously to the prediction of non-aggressive behaviors. Similar to previous cross-sectional results, physically non-aggressive behaviors were predicted mainly by good health and cognitive… CONTINUE READING
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