Thursday, 21 August 2003: 11:00-12:30
Chicago Sheraton Ballrooms (Sheraton Hotel and Towers)

KP005 IPA Awards for Research in Psychogeriatrics

The eighth biennial IPA Awards for Research in Psychogeriatrics presentation.Established in 1989 for the best original, unpublished research in psychogeriatrics, the IPA Awards for Research in Psychogeriatrics have encouraged the pursuit of relevant and important research efforts. In conjunction with the other activities of IPA, these awards have succeeded in helping to lead the way towards the important goal of improved mental health care for older persons around the world. Past award winners include many scientists who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field. Awards have been given for currently acknowledged, groundbreaking work that has benefited the health care professions worldwide.
Chair:Barry Reisberg
 KP005-001 The Rowland Universal Dementia Assessment Scale (RUDAS): A Multicultural Cognitive Assessment Scale
Joella Elizabeth Storey, Jeffrey Thomas John Rowland, David Basic, David Anthony Conforti, Hugh Grant Dickson
 KP005-002 A Randomized Controlled Trial of A Specific Reminiscence Approach to Promote the Well-being of Nursing Home Residents with Dementia
Claudia K-Y Lai, Iris Chi, Jeanie S Kayser-Jones
 KP005-003 De Novo Genesis of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
Yonas E. Geda, Glenn E Smith, Bradley F. Boeve, David S. Knopman, David A Mrazek, Steven D. Edland, Ronald C. Petersen Petersen

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