Citations – Caregiver Interventions

 Belle, S. H., Burgio, L., Burns, R., Coon, D., Czaja, S. J., Gallagher-Thompson, D., et al. (2006). Enhancing the quality of life of dementia caregivers from different ethnic or racial groups. Annals of Internal Medicine, 145(10), 727.

Bourgeois, M. S., Schulz, R., Burgio, L. D., & Beach, S. (2002). Skills training for spouses of patients with alzheimer’s disease: Outcomes of an intervention study. Journal of Clinical Geropsychology, 8(1), 53-73.

Buckwalter, K. C., Gerdner, L., Kohout, F., Hall, G. R., Kelly, A., Richards, B., et al. (1999). A nursing intervention to decrease depression in family caregivers of persons with dementia. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 13(2), 80-88.

Burgio, L. D., Collins, I. B., Schmid, B., Wharton, T., McCallum, D., & DeCoster, J. (2009). Translating the REACH caregiver intervention for use by area agency on aging personnel: The REACH OUT program. The Gerontologist, 49(1), 103-116.

Cameron, M., Massuch, L., & Wishart, D. (2008). Research-based recommendations for effective caregiver interventionsUniversity of Michigan.

Cassie, K. M., & Sanders, S. (2008). Familial caregivers of older adults. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 50, 293-320.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, & Kimberly-Clark Corporation. (2008). Assuring healthy caregivers: A public health approach to translating research into practice: The RE-AIM framework Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Neenah, WI; and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.

Coon, D. (2004). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues and family caregiving

Coon, D. W., & Evans, B. (2009). Empirically based treatments for family caregiver distress: What works and where do we go from here? Geriatric Nursing, 30(6), 426-436.

Czaja, S. J., Schulz, R., Lee, C. C., & Belle, S. H. (2003). A methodology for describing and decomposing complex psychosocial and behavioral interventions. Psychology and Aging, 18(3), 385-395.

Daker-White, G., Beattie, A. M., Gilliard, J., & Means, R. (2002). Minority ethnic groups in dementia care: a review of service needs, service provision and models of good practice. Aging & Mental Health, 6(2), 101-108.

Eagar, K., Owen, A., Williams, K., Westera, A., Marosszeky, N., England, R., et al. (2007). Effective caring: A synthesis of the international evidence on carer needs and intervention. Bepress. Retrieved from

Etters, L., Goodall, D., & Harrison, B. E. (2008). Caregiver burden among dementia patient caregivers: A review of the literature. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 20(8), 423-428.

Gallagher-Thompson, D., & Coon, D. W. (2007). Evidence-based psychological treatments for distress in family caregivers of older adult. Psychology & Aging, 22(1), 37-51.

Gitlin, L. N., Belle, S. H., Burgio, L. D., Czaja, S. J., Mahoney, D., Gallagher-Thompson, D., et al. (2003). Effect of multicomponent interventions on caregiver burden and depression: The REACH multisite initiative at 6-month follow-up. Psychology and Aging, 18(3), 361-374.

Guberman, N., Keefe, J., Fancey, P., Nahmiash, D., & Barylak, L. (2001). Caregiver assessment tool Mount Saint Vincent University, Family Studies and Gerontology Dept., Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Hancock, P. J., Jarvis, J. A., & L’Veena, T. (2007). Older carers in ageing societies: An evaluation of a respite care program for older carers in western australia. Home Health Care Services Quarterly, 26(2), 59-84.

Hinton, L., Franz, C. E., Yeo, G., & Levkoff, S. E. (2005). Conceptions of dementia in a multiethnic sample of family caregivers. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 53(8), 1405-1410.

Kang, S. Y. (2006). Predictors of emotional strain among spouse and adult child caregivers. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 47(1), 107-131.

Katbamna, S., Ahmad, W., Bhakta, P., Baker, R., & Parker, G. (2004). Do they look after their own? Informal support for South Asian carers. Health & Social Care in the Community, 12(5), 398-406.

Lee, H., & Cameron, M. (2004). Respite care for people with dementia and their carers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2

Lee, J., Soeken, K., & Picot, S. J. (2007). A meta-analysis of interventions for informal stroke caregivers. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 29(3), 344-356.

Mason, A., Weatherly, H., Spilsbury, K., Golder, S., Arksey, H., Adamson, J., et al. (2007). The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of respite for caregivers of frail older people. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 55(2), 290-299.

Parker, D., Mills, S., & Abbey, J. (2008). Effectiveness of interventions that assist caregivers to support people with dementia living in the community: A systematic review. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 6(2), 137-172.

Peacock, S. C., & Forbes, D. A. (2003). Interventions for caregivers of persons with dementia: A systematic review. CJNR, 35(4), 88-107.

Pinquart, M., & Sørensen, S. (2006). Helping caregivers of persons with dementia: Which interventions work and how large are their effects? International Psychogeriatrics, 18(04), 577.

Powell, J., Chiu, T., & Eysenbach, G. (2008). A systematic review of networked technologies supporting carers of people with dementia. Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare, 14(3), 154-156.

Public Health Agency of Canada. (2003). What makes Canadians healthy or unhealthy?: Underlying premises and evidence table. Retrieved from

Schoenmakers, B., Buntinx, F., & DeLepeleire, J. (2010). Supporting the dementia family caregiver: The effect of home care intervention on general well-being. Aging & Mental Health, 14(1), 44-56.

Schulz, R., Martire, L. M., & Klinger, J. N. (2005). Evidence-based caregiver interventions in geriatric psychiatry. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 28(4), 1007-1038.

Teri, L., McCurry, S. M., Logsdon, R., & Gibbons, L. E. (2005). Training community consultants to help family members improve dementia care: A randomized controlled trial. The Gerontologist, 45(6), 802.

The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP). Intervention summary – New York University Caregiver Intervention (NYUCI).

The National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP). Intervention summary –
Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health II (REACH II).

The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving. Evidence-based resources.

Zarit, S. H., & Femia, E. E. (2008). A future for family care and dementia intervention research? challenges and strategies. Aging & Mental Health, 12(1), 5-13.

Zarit, S. H., Stephens, M. A. P., Townsend, A., & Greene, R. (1998). Stress reduction for family caregivers: Effects of adult day care use. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 53(5), S267.

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