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Psychosocial group intervention to enhance self-management skills of people with dementia and their caregivers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Overview of attention for article published in Trials, August 2012
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Title
Psychosocial group intervention to enhance self-management skills of people with dementia and their caregivers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Published in
Trials, August 2012
DOI 10.1186/1745-6215-13-133
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Authors

Marja-Liisa Laakkonen, Eeva H Hölttä, Niina Savikko, Timo E Strandberg, Merja Suominen, Kaisu H Pitkälä

Abstract

After diagnosis of a dementing illness, patients and their spouses have many concerns related to the disease and their future. This often leads to poor psychological well-being and reduced health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of the family. Support for self-management skills has been proven to be an effective method to improve prognosis of asthma, heart failure and osteoarthritis. However, self-management interventions have not been studied in dementia. Therefore, our aim was to examine, in an objective-oriented group intervention, the efficacy of self-management support program (SMP) on the HRQoL of dementia patients and their spousal caregivers as well as on the sense of competence and psychological well-being of caregivers.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 4 1%
United States 2 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Unknown 336 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 57 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 51 15%
Researcher 46 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 29 8%
Student > Bachelor 28 8%
Other 51 15%
Unknown 81 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 67 20%
Medicine and Dentistry 60 17%
Nursing and Health Professions 51 15%
Social Sciences 20 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 3%
Other 39 11%
Unknown 97 28%
Attention Score in Context

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 29 January 2016.
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#15,173,651
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Outputs from Trials
#14
of 45 outputs
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#107,595
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Outputs of similar age from Trials
#18
of 34 outputs
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