Publications

​2015

 

2014

 

2013

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de Medeiros, K., Saunders, P. A., Doyle, P. J., Mosby, A., & Van Haitsma, K. (2013). Friendships among people with dementia in long-term care. In Cutchin, M. P, Kemp, C. L., & Marshall, V. W. (Eds.), Researching Social Gerontology. Sage Publications.



Teresi, J. A., Ocepek-Welikson, K., Ramirez, M., Eimicke, J. P., Silver, S., Van Haitsma, K., Lachs, M. S., &  Pillemer, K. A. (2013). Development of an instrument to measure staff-reported Resident-to-resident Elder Mistreatment (R-REM) using item response theory and other latent variable models. Gerontologist. 2013 Feb 28. [Epub ahead of print].

Van Haitsma, K. (2013). Resident choice made easier. Provider (Washington, DC), 39(2), 37.

2012

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Van Haitsma, K., Curyto, K., Spector, A., Towsley, G., Kleban, M., Carpenter, B., Ruckdeschel, K., Feldman, P. H., & Koren, M. J. (2012). The Preferences for Everyday Living Inventory: Scale development and description of psychosocial preferences responses in community-dwelling elders. Gerontologist. 2012 Aug 30. [Epub ahead of print].



de Medeiros, K., Saunders, P. A., Doyle, P. J., Mosby, A., & Van Haitsma, K. (2012). Friendships among people with dementia in long-term care. Dementia,11(3), 363-381.



Pillemer, K., Chen, E. K., Van Haitsma, K. S., Teresi, J., Ramirez, M., Silver, S., Sukha, G., & Lachs, M. S. (2012). Resident-to-resident aggression in nursing homes: Results from a qualitative event reconstruction study. The Gerontologist, 52(1), 24-33.



Meeks, S., Van Haitsma, K., Kostiwa, I., & Murrell, S.A. (2012). Positivity and well-being among community-residing elders and nursing home residents: What is the optimal affect balance?. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 10.1093/geronb/gbr135.



2011

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Van Haitsma, K., Williamson, J. & Pruchno, R.   (2011). Practice Concepts and Policy Studies: The New Divide, Gerontologist, 51(6), 731-733.


de Medeiros, K., Saunders, P., Doyle, P., Mosby, A., & Van Haitsma, K. (2011). The meaning of friendship among people with dementia. Dementia. First published online, September 20, 2011, as doi:10.1177/1471301211421186.2010





2009

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Crespy, S., VanHaitsma, K., Payne, D., Alizzi, K., & Seddiki, S. (2009). "Managing Depression in the Nursing Home: Early detection methods and individualized interventions." Provider, Sept., 51-54

 

2008

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Curyto, K., Van Haitsma, K., Vriesman, D. (2008). "Observation of Individual Behavior: A Review of Current Methods and Measures for Use with Persons with Dementia." Research in Gerontological Nursing, 1(1): 52-76.



Meeks S., Looney S.W., Van Haitsma, K., Teri, L. (2008). "BE-ACTIVE: A staff-assisted behavioral intervention for depression in nursing homes." Gerontologist, 48(1): 105-114.


2006

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Carpenter, B., K. Van Haitsma, et al. "What Would Your Mother Want? Adult Children as Informants about Parent's Psychosocial Preferences." Family Relations, 55:552-563.





2005

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Freedman, V., Calkins, M., and K. Van Haitsma. "An exploratory study of barriers to implementing technology in residential long-term care settings". Gerontechnology, 4(2), 86-100.





2004

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Resnick, R.R. "Resources for the elderly and their caregivers." Journal of Hospital Librarianship, 4(3): 1-14. Available online.

Ruckdeschel K. and K. Van Haitsma. "A workshop for nursing home staff: recognizing and responding to their own and resident's emotions." Gerontol Geriatr Educ.,24(3),39-51.



Saperstein, A.R., M.P. Calkins, K. Van Haitsma, and K.J. Curyto. "Missed opportunities: the disconnect between physical design and programming and operations." Alzheimer's Care Quarterly, 5(4): 324-331.





2003

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Carpenter, B., K. Ruckdeschel, H. Ruckdeschel, and K. Van Haitsma . "R-E-M psychotherapy: A manualized approach for long-term care residents with depression and dementia." Clinical Gerontologist, 25(1/2): 25-50.



Freedman, V.A., H. Aykan, and M.H. Kleban. "Asking leading vs. neutral questions: implications for functional limitation measurement." Journal of Aging and Health, 15(4): 661-687.



Glicksman, A., K. Van Haitsma, M. Mamberg, M. Gagnon, and D. Brom. "Caring for holocaust survivors: rethinking the paradigms." Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 7(4): 148-153.



Moore, K.D., K. Van Haitsma, K. Curyto, and A. Saperstein. "A pragmatic environmental psychology: a metatheoretical inquiry into the work of M. Powell Lawton." Journal of Environmental Psychology, 23(4): 471-482.



Ruchinskas, R., and K. Curyto. "Cognitive screening in geriatric rehabilitation." Rehabilitation Psychology, 48(1): 14-22.

2002

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Carpenter, B., K. Ruckdeschel, H. Ruckdeschel, and K. Van Haitsma. "R-E-M psychotherapy: a manualized approach for long-term care residents with depression and dementia." Clinical Gerontologist, 25(1/2): 25-50.



Glicksman, A. and K. Van Haitsma. "The social context of adaptation to traumatic events: Soviet Jews and the Holocaust." Journal of Clinical Geropsychology, 8(3): 227-237.



Katz, I., K. Van Haitsma, J.E. Streim. "Psychiatric services in long-term care." In Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2nd ed., J.R.M. Copeland, M.T. Abou-Saleh, and D.G. Blazer (eds). New York: Wiley. 717-722.

 

2001

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Curyto, K., J. Johnson, T. Ten Have, J. Mossey, and I. Katz. "Survival of hospitalized elderly with delirium: a prospective study." American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 9(2): 141-147.


Katz, I., K. Curyto, T. Ten Have, J. Mossey, L. Sands, M. Kallan. "Validating the diagnosis of delirium and evaluating its association with deterioration over a one year period." American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 9(2): 148-159.



Lawton, M.P., M. Moss, C. Hoffman, M.H. Kleban, K. Ruckdeschel, & L. Winter. "Valuation of life: a concept and a scale." Journal of Aging and Health, 13(1): 3-31.



Ruckdeschel, K. and K. Van Haitsma. "The impact of live-in animals and plants on nursing home residents." Alzheimer's Care Quarterly, 2(4): 17-27.



Van Haitsma, K. "Special care for dementia in nursing homes: overview of innovations in programs and activities." Alzheimer's Care Quarterly, 2(3): 49-56.



2000

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Carpenter, B. K. Van Haitsma, K. Ruckdeschel, and M.P. Lawton. "The psychosocial preferences of older adults: An examination of content and structure." The Gerontologist, 40(3): 335-348.



Rubinstein, R.L., Moss, M.S., & Kleban, M.H. (Eds.) The many dimensions of aging. New York, NY: Springer Publications.



Van Haitsma, K., Lawton, M.P., & Kleban, M. "Does segregation help or hinder? Examining the role of homogeneity in behavioral and emotional aspects of quality of life for persons with cognitive impairment." in D. Holmes, J.A. Teresi, and M. Ory (Eds.) Research and Practice in Alzheimer's Disease 4. New York: Springer Publications.



Van Haitsma, K. "The assessment and integration of preferences into care practices for persons with dementia residing in the nursing home." In R. Rubinstein et al. (Eds) The many dimensions of aging. New York: Springer Publications.

 

Van Haitsma, K., H. Ruckdeschel, R. Mooney, et al. "Enhanced interdisciplinary care planning for nursing home residents with dementia: catalyst for better care." In M.P. Lawton, & R. Rubinstein (Eds.). Interventions in dementia care: toward improving quality of life. New York: Springer Press.



1999

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Lawton, M. P., Van Haitsma, K., Perkinson, M., & Ruckdeschel, K. Observed affect and quality of life in dementia: Further affirmations and problems.  Journal of Mental Health and Aging, 5, 69-81.




1996

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Lawton, M.P., Van Haitsma, K., & Klapper, J.A. Observed Affect in Nursing Home Residents. Journal of Gerontology:  Psychological Sciences,  51B(1), P3-P14.



 



 



 

 



 

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