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Meeks, Suzanne; Burton, Elizabeth G. – Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 2004
Depression is a prevalent and serious problem among nursing home residents. Nursing home staff members are gatekeepers for mental health treatment for residents, but may know little about depression and its management. We evaluated a didactic workshop for nursing home staff on depressive symptoms and management. Results for 58 staff participants…
Descriptors: Nursing Homes, Workshops, Depression (Psychology), Mental Health
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Golder, Tracy – Journal of School Nursing, 2010
Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurobehavioral disorder that consists of simple and complex tics. This disorder can significantly affect a child's self-esteem and academic success. Although some believe that only adults are affected, this disorder occurs most frequently in early childhood and symptoms decrease with age. Diagnosis of this disorder can…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Depression (Psychology), Neurological Impairments
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Lichtenberg, Peter A.; Kemp-Havican, Julie; MacNeill, Susan E.; Johnson, Amanda Schafer – Gerontologist, 2005
Purpose: This article reports on the development and use of behavioral treatment as a well-being intervention for individuals with dementia residing at special care units in a nursing home. Design and Methods: The project took place upon the construction and opening of two new homelike units for dementia care in a rural community-care center.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Caregivers, Allied Health Personnel, Nursing Homes
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Thomason, Elizabeth; Stacks, Ann M.; McComish, Judith Fry – Early Child Development and Care, 2010
An estimated 5-25% of women suffer from perinatal depression (PD). If left untreated, PD can have negative consequences for maternal and child mental health. During pregnancy and the postpartum period, women are in contact with a variety of professionals and paraprofessionals such as public health nurses, early childhood providers and home…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Females, Nurses, Public Health
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Giuliani, Carol A.; Gruber-Baldini, Ann L.; Park, Nan S.; Schrodt, Lori A.; Rokoske, Franzi; Sloane, Philip D.; Zimmerman, Sheryl – Gerontologist, 2008
Purpose: Researchers know little about the physical performance ability of residential care/assisted living (RC/AL) residents and its relationship to adverse outcomes such as fracture, nursing home placement, functional decline, and death. The purposes of this article are to (a) describe the functional characteristics of RC/AL residents, (b)…
Descriptors: Residential Care, Individual Characteristics, Physical Activity Level, Physical Fitness
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Sakauye, Kenneth M.; Camp, Cameron J. – Gerontologist, 1992
Consultation-liaison psychiatry program in teaching nursing home helped implement six guiding principles, including make patient human to the staff; assume no behavior is random; look for depression or psychosis as source of problems; reduce medications and medication doses; create more homelike environment; and use conditions in which learning…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Consultation Programs, Mental Disorders, Models
Reevy, Gretchen M., Ed.; Frydenberg, Erica, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
Nearly all chapters in this volume are contemporary original research on personality, stress, and coping in educational contexts. The research spans primary, secondary, and tertiary education. Research participants are students and teachers. The volume brings together contributions from the United States, Australia, Canada, Italy, Scotland, and…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Personality Traits, Bullying, Self Efficacy
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Linn, Margaret W.; And Others – International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1989
Assessed effects of nursing home staff training in care for the dying on quality of life of 306 terminally ill patients in 5 pairs of matched nursing homes assigned randomly to trained and not trained staff groups. Patients in trained homes had less depression and greater satisfaction with care than patients in control homes at 1 and 3 months.…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Performance, Counselor Training
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Stephens, Mary Ann Parris; And Others – Gerontologist, 1991
Examined differences in stressors and well-being for caregivers who care for relative with dementia at home and those with relative in nursing home (n=120). Found no differences in depression or somatic complaints, but nursing home caregivers reported fewer social disruptions and more stressors resulting from activities of daily living assistance,…
Descriptors: Alzheimers Disease, Daily Living Skills, Depression (Psychology), Family Caregivers
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Chung, Sung Suk; Joung, Kyoung Hwa – Journal of School Nursing, 2014
Many students in Korea begin to use tobacco and develop a regular smoking habit before they reach adulthood. Yet, little is known about various signs contributing to the transition of the student smoking behaviors. This study used a national sample to explore and compare risk factors for smoking behaviors. Three types of smoking behaviors were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Smoking, At Risk Persons, Health Behavior
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Viney, Linda L.; And Others – Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 1994
Compared palliative care staff with staff from burn and neonatal units and with mature age general nursing trainees at end of training. Found that palliative care staff expressed better quality of life, in terms of significantly less anxiety and depression, as well as more good feelings than other staff groups. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Anxiety, Death, Depression (Psychology), Foreign Countries
Jepson, Cheri A. – 1979
This course guide describes an elective speciality course on critical/intensive care nursing. A rationale for the course is followed by general information, including a description of the theoretical and clinical course components, an enumeration of major goals and objectives, a detailed outline of the units of instruction, a calendar of…
Descriptors: Cardiovascular System, Community Colleges, Course Content, Course Descriptions
Kane, Robert; Kane, Rosalie – 1978
The tendency in the United States to view the nursing home as an all-purpose solution to the health problems of the elderly has created a set of self-made problems: increased dependency, depression and social isolation among the aged. In the United States, unlike in many European nations, institutional care of the elderly is conceived of and…
Descriptors: Age, Financial Support, Health Services, Institutional Research
Carroll Community Coll., Westminster, MD. – 1998
These two volumes contain research papers and personal reflections developed as culminating projects by adult students involved in workplace literacy classes in nursing homes, hospitals, and home care agencies. The first volume contains 18 papers: "What You Need to Know about Cancer" (Grace Bopst); "What Nursing Assistants Need to Know about Heart…
Descriptors: Alzheimers Disease, Attitudes, Cancer, Chronic Illness
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Yang, Bijou; Lester, David – Death Studies, 2007
These authors argue that estimates of the net economic cost of suicide should go beyond accounting for direct medical costs and indirect costs from loss of earnings by those who commit suicide. There are potential savings from (a) not having to treat the depressive and other psychiatric disorders of those who kill themselves; (b) avoidance of…
Descriptors: Suicide, Nursing Homes, Cost Effectiveness, Costs
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