The association of neuropsychiatric symptoms and environment with quality of life in assisted living residents with dementia.

@article{Samus2005TheAO,
  title={The association of neuropsychiatric symptoms and environment with quality of life in assisted living residents with dementia.},
  author={Quincy M. Samus and Adam Rosenblatt and Cynthia D Steele and Alva S Baker and Michael G. Harper and Jason Brandt and Lawrence S. Mayer and Peter V. Rabins and C. G. Lyketsos},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 Spec No 1 1},
  pages={19-26}
}
PURPOSE We conducted this study to determine whether neuropsychiatric symptoms and environmental characteristics are associated with quality of life in assisted living residents with dementia. DESIGN AND METHODS We used a cross-sectional study of 134 residents from 22 facilities and employed the Alzheimer's Disease-Related Quality of Life Scale and the… CONTINUE READING