About this Journal Submit a Manuscript Table of Contents
Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 942640, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/942640
Research Article

Are Dementia Patient's Engagement Using Tailored Stimuli the Same? The Apathy Dilemma in Nursing Home Residents

1Le Centre Mémoire de Ressources et de Recherche, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice 06000 Nice, France
2Laboratoire d’Anthropologie et de Psychologie Cognitives et Sociales, Université Nice Sophia Antipolis 06100 Nice, France
3EA CoBTek, Université Nice Sophia Antipolis 06100 Nice, France
4Plateforme Patients du Centre Hospitalier et Universitaire de Nice, Nice 06100, France
5Department of Psychology, University of Pancasila, Jakarta 123930, Indonesia
6CobTeK/CMRR, Pavillon Mossa, Rez de Jardin Hôpital de Cimiez 06000 Nice, Nice 06000, France

Received 2 February 2012; Revised 30 May 2012; Accepted 12 June 2012

Academic Editor: Iracema Leroi

Copyright © 2012 Elsa Leone et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. Cohen-Mansfield, M. S. Marx, L. S. Freedman et al., “The comprehensive process model of engagement,” American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 19, no. 10, pp. 859–870, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. A. Dechamps, P. Diolez, E. Thiaudière et al., “Effects of exercise programs to prevent decline in health-related quality of life in highly deconditioned institutionalized elderly persons: a randomized controlled trial,” Archives of Internal Medicine, vol. 170, no. 2, pp. 162–169, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. J. Cohen-Mansfield, M. S. Marx, K. Thein, and M. Dakheel-Ali, “The impact of stimuli on affect in persons with dementia,” Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, vol. 72, no. 4, pp. 480–486, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. A. Dechamps, M. A. Jutand, C. Onifade, S. Richard-Harston, and I. Bourdel-Marchasson, “Co-occurrence of neuropsychiatric syndromes in demented and psychotic institutionalized elderly,” International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 23, no. 11, pp. 1182–1190, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. P. Robert, E. Mulin, P. Malléa, and R. David, “Review: apathy diagnosis, assessment, and treatment in Alzheimer's disease,” CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 263–271, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. A. Kolanowski, M. Litaker, L. Buettner, J. Moeller, and P. T. Costa Jr., “A randomized clinical trial of theory-based activities for the behavioral symptoms of dementia in nursing home residents,” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 59, no. 6, pp. 1032–1041, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. C. U. Onyike, J. M. Sheppard, J. T. Tschanz et al., “Epidemiology of apathy in older adults: the cache county study,” American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 15, no. 5, pp. 365–375, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. J. Cohen-Mansfield, M. Dakheel-Ali, and M. S. Marx, “Engagement in persons with dementia: the concept and its measurement,” American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 299–307, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. A. Dechamps, R. Alban, J. Jen, A. Decamps, T. Traissac, and P. Dehail, “Individualized Cognition-Action intervention to prevent behavioral disturbances and functional decline in institutionalized older adults: a randomized pilot trial,” International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 25, no. 8, pp. 850–860, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. L. S. Vygotsky, Mind in Society: The Development of Higher Psychological Processes, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass, USA, 14th edition, 1978, Edited by: M. Cole, S. Scribner, and E. Souberman.
  11. D. A. Lazowski, N. A. Ecclestone, A. M. Myers et al., “A randomized outcome evaluation of group exercise programs in long-term care institutions,” Journals of Gerontology A, vol. 54, no. 12, pp. M621–M628, 1999. View at Scopus
  12. Y. Rolland, F. Pillard, A. Klapouszczak et al., “Exercise program for nursing home residents with Alzheimer's disease: a 1-year randomized, controlled trial,” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 158–165, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. E. Mulin, E. Leone, K. Dujardin et al., “Diagnostic criteria for apathy in clinical practice,” International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 158–165, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. R. S. Marin, “Differential diagnosis and classification of apathy,” American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 147, no. 1, pp. 22–30, 1990. View at Scopus
  15. P. H. Robert, F. R. Verhey, E. J. Byrne et al., “Grouping for behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia: clinical and biological aspects. Consensus paper of the European Alzheimer disease consortium,” European Psychiatry, vol. 20, no. 7, pp. 490–496, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. P. H. Robert, “For a unified definition of apathy,” Journal of Psychosomatic Research, vol. 71, no. 3, p. 197, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  17. E. S. Sharp, C. A. Reynolds, N. L. Pedersen, and M. Gatz, “Cognitive engagement and cognitive aging: is openness protective?” Psychology and Aging, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 60–73, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. E. Mulin, J. M. Zeitzer, L. Friedman et al., “Relationship between apathy and sleep disturbance in mild and moderate Alzheimer's disease: an actigraphic study,” Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 85–91, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. M. Naik and H. A. Nygaard, “Diagnosing dementia—ICD-10 not so bad after all: a comparison between dementia criteria according to DSM-IV and ICD-10,” International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 279–282, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. J. Cohen-Mansfield, M. S. Marx, M. Dakheel-Ali, N. G. Regier, and K. Thein, “Can persons with dementia be engaged with stimuli?” American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 351–362, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. J. L. Cummings, M. Mega, K. Gray, S. Rosenberg-Thompson, D. A. Carusi, and J. Gornbein, “The neuropsychiatric inventory: comprehensive assessment of psychopathology in dementia,” Neurology, vol. 44, no. 12, pp. 2308–2314, 1994. View at Scopus
  22. P. H. Robert, S. Claire, M. Benoit et al., “The apathy inventory: assessment of apathy and awareness in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and mild cognitive impairment,” International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, vol. 17, no. 12, pp. 1099–1105, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. A. Dechamps, L. Fasotti, J. Jungheim et al., “Effects of different learning methods for instrumental activities of daily living in patients with Alzheimer's dementia: a pilot study,” American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 273–281, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. A. Slachevsky, J. M. Villalpando, M. Sarazin, V. Hahn-Barma, B. Pillon, and B. Dubois, “Frontal assessment battery and differential diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer disease,” Archives of Neurology, vol. 61, no. 7, pp. 1104–1107, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. J. Cohen-Mansfield, K. Thein, M. Dakheel-Ali, N. G. Regier, and M. S. Marx, “The value of social attributes of stimuli for promoting engagement in persons with dementia,” Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, vol. 198, no. 8, pp. 586–592, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. P. Robert, C. U. Onyike, A. F. Leentjens et al., “Proposed diagnostic criteria for apathy in Alzheimer's disease and other neuropsychiatric disorders,” European Psychiatry, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 98–104, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  27. A. Bandura, Self-Efficacy: The Exercise of Control, W.H. Freeman, New York, NY, USA, 1997.
  28. I. Ajzen, “The theory of planned behavior,” Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 179–211, 1991. View at Scopus
  29. E. F. Thomas, C. McGarty, and K. I. Mavor, “Transforming “apathy into movement”: the role of prosocial emotions in motivating action for social change,” Personality and Social Psychology Review, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 310–333, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  30. M. Csikszentmihalyi, Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life, Basic Books, New York, NY, USA, 1997.