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Jiska Cohen-Mansfield

Research Institute on Aging

Charles E. Smith Life Communities

6121 Montrose Rd




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  • Research Institute on Aging, Charles E. Smith Life Communities, 6121 Montrose Rd, Rockville, USA. 1998 - 2011
  • Department of Health Promotion, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Rockville, USA. 2007
  • Department of Health Promotion, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, and Herczeg Institute on Aging at Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. 2007
  • Research Institute of the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, Department of Health Care Sciences and of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University, Rockville, USA. 2002 - 2006
  • The George Washington University and the Research Institute on Aging, Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA. 2003 - 2005
  • Department of Health Care Sciences, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington DC, USA. 2005


  1. The impact of stimuli on affect in persons with dementia. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Marx, M.S., Thein, K., Dakheel-Ali, M. J. Clin. Psychiatry (2011) [Pubmed]
  2. The impact of past and present preferences on stimulus engagement in nursing home residents with dementia. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Marx, M.S., Thein, K., Dakheel-Ali, M. Aging. Ment. Health (2010) [Pubmed]
  3. Can persons with dementia be engaged with stimuli? Cohen-Mansfield, J., Marx, M.S., Dakheel-Ali, M., Regier, N.G., Thein, K. Am. J. Geriatr. Psychiatry (2010) [Pubmed]
  4. The impact of personal characteristics on engagement in nursing home residents with dementia. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Marx, M.S., Regier, N.G., Dakheel-Ali, M. Int. J. Geriatr. Psychiatry (2009) [Pubmed]
  5. The impact of stimulus attributes on engagement of nursing home residents with dementia. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Dakheel-Ali, M., Thein, K., Marx, M.S. Arch. Gerontol. Geriatr (2009) [Pubmed]
  6. The development of an ongoing monitoring and evaluation system in a NORC service organization. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Frank, J.K. Health. Serv. Manage. Res (2009) [Pubmed]
  7. Engagement in persons with dementia: the concept and its measurement. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Dakheel-Ali, M., Marx, M.S. Am. J. Geriatr. Psychiatry (2009) [Pubmed]
  8. The reasons for nursing home entry in an adult day care population: caregiver reports versus regression results. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Wirtz, P.W. J. Geriatr. Psychiatry. Neurol (2009) [Pubmed]
  9. Wisdom of generations: a pilot study of the values transmitted in ethical wills of nursing home residents and student volunteers. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Regier, N.G., Peyser, H., Stanton, J. Gerontologist (2009) [Pubmed]
  10. Agitated behavior in persons with dementia: the relationship between type of behavior, its frequency, and its disruptiveness. Cohen-Mansfield, J. J. Psychiatr. Res (2008) [Pubmed]
  11. Nursing home physicians' knowledge of and attitudes toward nonpharmacological interventions for treatment of behavioral disturbances associated with dementia. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Jensen, B. J. Am. Med. Dir. Assoc (2008) [Pubmed]
  12. The utility of pain assessment for analgesic use in persons with dementia. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Lipson, S. Pain (2008) [Pubmed]
  13. Physicians' perceptions of their role in treating dementia-related behavior problems in the nursing home: actual practice and the ideal. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Jensen, B. J. Am. Med. Dir. Assoc (2008) [Pubmed]
  14. Practice style in the nursing home: dimensions for assessment and quality improvement. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Parpura-Gill, A. Int. J. Geriatr. Psychiatry (2008) [Pubmed]
  15. The relationship between different pain assessments in dementia. Cohen-Mansfield, J. Alzheimer. Dis. Assoc. Disord (2008) [Pubmed]
  16. Assessment and treatment approaches for behavioral disturbances associated with dementia in the nursing home: self-reports of physicians' practices. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Jensen, B. J. Am. Med. Dir. Assoc (2008) [Pubmed]
  17. Loneliness in older persons: a theoretical model and empirical findings. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Parpura-Gill, A. Int. Psychogeriatr (2007) [Pubmed]
  18. Bathing: a framework for intervention focusing on psychosocial, architectural and human factors considerations. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Parpura-Gill, A. Arch. Gerontol. Geriatr (2007) [Pubmed]
  19. Dressing and grooming: preferences of community-dwelling older adults. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Jensen, B. J. Gerontol. Nurs (2007) [Pubmed]
  20. Self-maintenance Habits and Preferences in Elderly (SHAPE): reliability of reports of self-care preferences in older persons. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Jensen, B. Aging. Clin. Exp. Res (2007) [Pubmed]
  21. Temporal patterns of agitation in dementia. Cohen-Mansfield, J. Am. J. Geriatr. Psychiatry (2007) [Pubmed]
  22. Characteristics of adult day care participants who enter a nursing home. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Wirtz, P.W. Psychol. Aging (2007) [Pubmed]
  23. Nonpharmacological treatment of agitation: a controlled trial of systematic individualized intervention. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Libin, A., Marx, M.S. J. Gerontol. A Biol. Sci. Med. Sci. (2007) [Pubmed]
  24. Salience of self-identity roles in persons with dementia: differences in perceptions among elderly persons, family members and caregivers. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Parpura-Gill, A., Golander, H. Soc. Sci. Med (2006) [Pubmed]
  25. Hearing aids for nursing home residents: current policy and future needs. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Infeld, D.L. Health. Policy (2006) [Pubmed]
  26. Dressing of cognitively impaired nursing home residents: description and analysis. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Creedon, M.A., Malone, T., Parpura-Gill, A., Dakheel-Ali, M., Heasly, C. Gerontologist (2006) [Pubmed]
  27. Pain Assessment in Noncommunicative Elderly persons--PAINE. Cohen-Mansfield, J. Clin. J. Pain (2006) [Pubmed]
  28. Utilization of self-identity roles for designing interventions for persons with dementia. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Parpura-Gill, A., Golander, H. J. Gerontol. B. Psychol. Sci. Soc. Sci (2006) [Pubmed]
  29. To hospitalize or not to hospitalize? That is the question: an analysis of decision making in the nursing home. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Lipson, S. Behav. Med (2006) [Pubmed]
  30. Flexibility as a management principle in dementia care: the Adards example. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Bester, A. Gerontologist (2006) [Pubmed]
  31. Do interventions bringing current self-care practices into greater correspondence with those performed premorbidly benefit the person with dementia? A pilot study. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Jensen, B. Am. J. Alzheimers. Dis. Other. Demen (2006) [Pubmed]
  32. Comparison of exercise models in an elderly population. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Marx, M.S., Guralnik, J.M. Aging. Clin. Exp. Res (2006) [Pubmed]
  33. Medical decision-making in the nursing home: a comparison of physician and nurse perspectives. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Lipson, S., Horton, D. J. Gerontol. Nurs (2006) [Pubmed]
  34. Verbal and physical non-aggressive agitated behaviors in elderly persons with dementia: robustness of syndromes. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Libin, A. J. Psychiatr. Res (2005) [Pubmed]
  35. Time for change: the role of nonpharmacological interventions in treating behavior problems in nursing home residents with dementia. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Mintzer, J.E. Alzheimer. Dis. Assoc. Disord (2005) [Pubmed]
  36. Nursing staff members' assessments of pain in cognitively impaired nursing home residents. Cohen-Mansfield, J. Pain. Manag. Nurs (2005) [Pubmed]
  37. Wisdom from the front lines: clinicians' descriptions of treating agitation in the nursing home, a pilot study. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Lipson, S., Patel, D., Tomsko-Nay, P., Alvarez, C., Wilks, G., Compton, G., Doyle, D., Smith, M. J. Am. Med. Dir. Assoc (2005) [Pubmed]
  38. Sleep-related habits and preferences in older adults: a pilot study of their range and self-rated importance. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Jensen, B. Behav. Sleep. Med (2005) [Pubmed]
  39. The potential of wash-and-dry toilets to improve the toileting experience for nursing home residents. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Biddison, J.R. Gerontologist (2005) [Pubmed]
  40. The preference and importance of bathing, toileting and mouth care habits in older persons. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Jensen, B. Gerontology (2005) [Pubmed]
  41. Socio-environmental exercise preferences among older adults. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Marx, M.S., Biddison, J.R., Guralnik, J.M. Prev. Med (2004) [Pubmed]
  42. Assessment of agitation in elderly patients with dementia: correlations between informant rating and direct observation. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Libin, A. Int. J. Geriatr. Psychiatry (2004) [Pubmed]
  43. Hearing aid use in nursing homes. Part 1: Prevalence rates of hearing impairment and hearing aid use. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Taylor, J.W. J. Am. Med. Dir. Assoc (2004) [Pubmed]
  44. Hearing aid use in nursing homes. Part 2: Barriers to effective utilization of hearing AIDS. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Taylor, J.W. J. Am. Med. Dir. Assoc (2004) [Pubmed]
  45. Medical staff's decision-making process in the nursing home. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Lipson, S. J. Gerontol. A Biol. Sci. Med. Sci. (2003) [Pubmed]
  46. Differences in presenting advance directives in the chart, in the minimum data set, and through the staff's perceptions. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Libin, A., Lipson, S. Gerontologist (2003) [Pubmed]
  47. Nonpharmacologic interventions for psychotic symptoms in dementia. Cohen-Mansfield, J. J. Geriatr. Psychiatry. Neurol (2003) [Pubmed]
  48. Which signs and symptoms warrant involvement of medical staff? The definition and identification of status-change events in the nursing home. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Lipson, S., Horton, D. Behav. Med (2003) [Pubmed]
  49. Medical decision-making around the time of death of cognitively impaired nursing home residents: a pilot study. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Lipson, S. Omega. (Westport) (2003) [Pubmed]
  50. Nursing staff members' perceptions of pain indicators in persons with severe dementia. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Creedon, M. Clin. J. Pain (2002) [Pubmed]
  51. Medical decisions for troubled breathing in nursing home residents. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Lipson, S. Int. J. Nurs. Stud (2002) [Pubmed]
  52. Pain in cognitively impaired nursing home residents: how well are physicians diagnosing it?. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Lipson, S. J. Am. Geriatr. Soc (2002) [Pubmed]
  53. The measurement of health: a comparison of indices of disease severity. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Pawlson, G., Lipson, S., Volpato, S. J. Clin. Epidemiol (2001) [Pubmed]
  54. Self-identity in older persons suffering from dementia: preliminary results. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Golander, H., Arnheim, G. Soc. Sci. Med (2000) [Pubmed]
  55. Withdrawal of haloperidol, thioridazine, and lorazepam in the nursing home: a controlled, double-blind study. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Lipson, S., Werner, P., Billig, N., Taylor, L., Woosley, R. Arch. Intern. Med. (1999) [Pubmed]
  56. The effects of an enhanced environment on nursing home residents who pace. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Werner, P. Gerontologist (1998) [Pubmed]
  57. Predictors of aggressive behaviors: a longitudinal study in senior day care centers. Cohen-Mansfield, J., Werner, P. J. Gerontol. B. Psychol. Sci. Soc. Sci (1998) [Pubmed]
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