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Psychosocial interventions for people with dementia: a synthesis of systematic reviews (2018)
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McDermott, O., Charlesworth, G., Hogervorst, E., Stoner, C., Moniz-Cook, E., Spector, A., …Orrell, M. (2018). Psychosocial interventions for people with dementia: a synthesis of systematic reviews. Aging and Mental Health, 1-11. doi:10.1080/13607863.2017.1423031

Objectives: Over the last 10 years there has been a multitude of studies of psychosocial interventions for people with dementia. However, clinical services face a dilemma about which intervention should be introduced into clinical practice because of... Read More

Using meta-ethnography to synthesise relevant studies : Capturing the bigger picture in dementia with challenging behaviour within families (2018)
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Feast, A., Orrell, M., Charlesworth, G., Poland, F., Featherstone, K., Melunsky, N., & Moniz-Cook, E. (2017). Using meta-ethnography to synthesise relevant studies : Capturing the bigger picture in dementia with challenging behaviour within families

Abstract In understanding the range and depth of people’s experiences it is important to include the wide range of approaches which capture the richness within a given knowledge base. However, systematic reviews using quantitative data alone risk mis... Read More

‘Behaviour that challenges’ in dementia care: an update of psychological approaches for home and care home settings (2017)
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Moniz-Cook, E., & James, I. (2017). ‘Behaviour that challenges’ in dementia care: an update of psychological approaches for home and care home settings

Over and above the personal and financial costs associated with dementia, those for ‘behaviour that challenges’ (BtC) are significant (Lowry & Warner, 2009; Hermann et al., 2006). This briefing paper outlines the importance of having a psychological... Read More

Positive psychology outcome measures for family caregivers of people living with dementia: a systematic review (2017)
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Stansfeld, J., Stoner, C. R., Wenborn, J., Vernooij-Dassen, M., Moniz-Cook, E., & Orrell, M. (2017). Positive psychology outcome measures for family caregivers of people living with dementia: a systematic review. International Psychogeriatrics, 29(8), 1281-1296. doi:10.1017/S1041610217000655

Background: Family caregivers of people living with dementia can have both positive and negative experiences of caregiving. Despite this, existing outcome measures predominately focus on negative aspects of caregiving such as burden and depression. T... Read More

Nature of behaviours that challenge in residents living in aged care homes: implications for psychosocial interventions and service development (2017)
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Moniz-Cook, E., Watson, R., Hart, C., James, I., Stokes, G., & Whitaker, C. (2017). Nature of behaviours that challenge in residents living in aged care homes: implications for psychosocial interventions and service development

Background/Aims: Competing theories exist regarding the causes and nature of behaviours that challenge (BC). The present study attempted to provide better insight into these behaviours and determine whether there were any underlying relationships for... Read More