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Developing and evaluating community based intervention programs for Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers

Developing and evaluating community based intervention programs for Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers,10.1080/13607860120044864,Aging & Mental

Developing and evaluating community based intervention programs for Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers   (Citations: 31)
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Journal: Aging & Mental Health - AGING MENT HEALTH , vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 84-98, 2001
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    • ...These procedures aim at responding to three key questions associated with each of the aspects of the intervention implementation defined in the works by Zarit y Leitsch (2001) [21]: 3.1.-Did you understand the concepts mentioned in the program? (Transmission of information) As part of the satisfaction questionnaire of the program, to be completed anonymously and to be delivered during the last session of the program, caregivers are ...
    • ...The collection of the additional information has been recommended by authors such as Zarit and Leitsch (2001) [21]...

    Emiliano Rodríguez-Sánchezet al. Effectiveness of an intervention in groups of family caregivers of dep...

    • ...Seventh, caregivers need to be trained to recognize their limits and health status to enhance their help-seeking behaviours (Zarit and Leitsch 2001)...

    Song-Lee Honget al. Critical review of older adults' caregiving-related programs and polic...

    • ...Understanding the coping strategies on the part of the person with AD and the care partner can assist others to adjust to the early stages of the disease, and these strategies can be explained through training programs, support groups, and other educational venues (Clare, 2002; Zarit & Leitsch, 2001)...

    Nina M. Silversteinet al. Taking Control of Alzheimer's Disease: A Training Evaluation

    • ...However, according to some authors (Arai, Zarit, Sugiura, & Washio, 2002; Li, Seltzer, & Greenberg, 1999; Whitlatch, Friss Feinberg, & Sebesta, 1997; Zarit & Leitsch, 2001), group-level measures such as repeated-measures multivariate analysis of variance (R-MANOVA) can reveal stability over time in health outcomes where individual-level measures show variability, with some caregivers reporting substantial change, and others, none...

    Louise Lévesqueet al. Predicting longitudinal patterns of psychological distress in older hu...

    • ...The modest effects on caregivers’ burden and depression of interventions aimed at caregivers of persons with dementia have been noted before and must be seen in the context of a progressive degenerative condition (Cooke et al., 2001; Zarit and Leitsch, 2001; Schulz et al., 2002; Brodaty et al., 2003; Dro ¨es et al., 2004a)...
    • ...It has been argued that many programmes do not show optimal effects because of their low intensity or dosage (Adkins, 1999; Zarit and Leitsch, 2001)...

    Carolien H. M. Smitset al. Effects of combined intervention programmes for people with dementia l...

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