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This database contains 6 studies, archived under the term: "factor analysis statistical"

Longer duration of hormonal contraceptive use predicts better cognitive outcomes later in life

Background: The cognitive effects of postmenopausal hormone therapy (HT) have been studied extensively, but little is known about the relationship between premenopausal hormone use and cognition. Hormonal contraceptive use vs. nonuse may be a potential factor influencing cognitive processes in midlife. The aim of this study is to explore the effect of modification of hormone […]

Quality of life and the effect of memantine in dementia with lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease dementia

Aim: To investigate quality of life (QOL) and the effect of memantine treatment in patients with Lewy body dementias.; Methods: A secondary analysis of a randomized controlled study in 70 patients with Parkinson’s disease dementia (PDD) or dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) over 24 weeks using caregiver-rated QOL-Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in domains according to the […]

Exemplary care as a mediator of the effects of caregiver subjective appraisal and emotional outcomes

Purpose: Exemplary care (EC) is a new construct encompassing care behaviors that warrants further study within stress process models of dementia caregiving. Previous research has examined EC within the context of cognitively intact older adult care recipients (CRs) and their caregivers (CGs). This study sought to expand our knowledge of quality of care by investigating […]

EDUCA study: Psychometric properties of the Spanish version of the Zarit Caregiver Burden Scale

Objectives: The Zarit Caregiver Burden Scale, translated and validated into Spanish, is sensitive to the application of a Psychoeducational Intervention Program (PIP) for the prevention and reduction of burden in caregivers of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients (EDUCA study). The data obtained in EDUCA was used to reanalyse its psychometric properties and the cut-off points of […]

Effect of music on pain for home-dwelling persons with dementia

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of music on pain for home-dwelling persons with dementia. A quasiexperimental design was used. Fifteen subjects listened to their preferred music for 30 minutes before peak agitation time, for 2 days per week, followed by no music for 2 weeks. The process was repeated once. […]

Measuring the experience and perception of suffering

Purpose: assess psychometric properties of scales developed to assess experience and perception of physical, psychological, and existential suffering in older individuals.; Design and Methods: scales were administered to 3 populations of older persons and/or their family caregivers: individuals with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and their family caregivers (N = 105 dyads), married couples in whom 1 […]

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