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Assess not assume--measuring the morale of cognitively impaired elderly.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2592747     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The morale of cognitively impaired elderly has not been systematically studied as this group has been excluded in most studies of well-being. This study showed that most cognitively impaired persons who retain verbal skills were able to respond to a verbally administered assessment using the Philadelphia Geriatric Center Morale Scale. Support for the reliability and validity of measurement of morale in cognitively impaired elderly using the Philadelphia Geriatric Center Morale Scale was reported. Ratings of the morale of cognitively impaired persons by family members were significantly associated with self-report by elders, but tended to be lower.
Authors:
M B Ryden; D Knopman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of gerontological nursing     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0098-9134     ISO Abbreviation:  J Gerontol Nurs     Publication Date:  1989 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-01-19     Completed Date:  1990-01-19     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7510258     Medline TA:  J Gerontol Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  27-32     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Cognition Disorders / nursing*,  psychology
Female
Hospitals, University
Humans
Male
Morale*
Nursing Assessment / methods*
Outpatient Clinics, Hospital
Personal Satisfaction
Psychological Tests / standards*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
NIH RR400/RR/NCRR NIH HHS

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