Talk:Motivation and emotion/Book/2013/Alzheimer's and motivation
Thanks for all the feedback, I hope I have fixed up the things addresses. Funnily the articles provided I had already downloaded but thanks for the help, it means a lot
Internal motivation and Alzheimer's disease[edit source]
I am interested to see how internal motivation would impact on Alzheimer's.
I found some interesting article to refer:
Kane, M. N. (2002). Awareness of ageism, motivation, and countertransference in the care of elders with Alzheimer's disease. American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, 17(2), 101-109.
Hope this helps,
Good luck on the rest of your book chapter! :)
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Section: What can be Done When the First Signs Appear?[edit source]
I've just read your current draft of your book chapter, the layout is brilliant. I did think however this section was a little difficult to read, mostly due to the links and references posted through out, it did throw me off abit. Hope this helps with editing :) Tovey ally (discuss • contribs) 00:15, 6 October 2013 (UTC)
Hi Kari :)
I am doing Dementia and emotion and found a good Journal article on Alzheimer's disease while looking into different types. This is the link for it: http://web.ebscohost.com.ezproxy1.canberra.edu.au/ehost/detail?vid=3&sid=3ae4a1c1-bff4-4667-9f27-23350cd9bd0d%40sessionmgr4&hid=25&bdata=#db=pdh&AN=2009-09795-001 And if that doesn't work this is my reference for it: Mathias, J. L., & Burke, J. (2009). Cognitive functioning in Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia: A meta-analysis. Neuropsychology, 23(4), 411-423. Doi: 10.1037/a0015384 It just has a good explanation of what it is and the differences compared to vascular dementia.
Can one bring on/make worse Alzheimer's?[edit source]
This is a great page so far. The outline in general is excellent and your sections on preventing and fighting Alzheimer's early on are clear and a good example of your work. I thought I'd comment in the "making it worse" section since this is the one least fleshed out. I don't know how much work you've done on it since you put up this draft, but I would put some thought into the presentation of this section, since the layout and writing of one section in context with the rest of the chapter is worth marks as well. Since this is a self help book, presenting the information on how Alzheimer's can be made worse in a purely negative context could damage the chapter overall. I hope I'm not telling you something you already know, and that this comment might be somewhat constructive. Tying this section in with the "what can be done when first signs appear" section might increase the positivity and productivity of the section, as could making similar preventative suggestions with each point about what causes and strengthens the effects of Alzheimer's. I hope this has been somewhat helpful. Telamon (discuss • contribs) 13:58, 28 October 2013 (UTC)
See Also[edit source]
A good idea would be to include other related links from wikiversity to Alzheimer's. I've provided you with two:
- Yes, excellent suggestion. Please also see resources at Caregiving and dementia. -- Jtneill - Talk - c 10:41, 1 November 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for your feedback on my chapter. Most of my research has been focusing on the emotions that caregivers feel, so I have done little in-depth research about dementia (though your page was very helpful for finding research material that I hadn't thought about looking for) so most of what I found was in the papers that I have used. When it comes to prevention, the research I found is that there are ways to possibly slow down onset, but if you are likely to get it then you will. As causes of some of the dementia types are still relatively unknown it means that the prevention methods are more about things that have proven to help, but my not actually prevent the onset. That is my take on the research, and you have done more research so it is likely that you have found other material suggesting otherwise. As I said I did only the basic research on the causes and symptoms of dementia. --Caitlin Malicki (discuss • contribs) 14:23, 3 November 2013 (UTC)
Fillit, H. M., et al. (2002). Achieving and Maintaining Cognitive Vitality With Aging. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 77(7), 681-695.
Hi just bring this reference of yours to your attention. I'm not sure if you had done this by accident but you can't use et al. in APA formatting for the reference list. I got the following information from https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/06/ during a quick google search. I hope this helps.
Three to Seven Authors List by last names and initials; commas separate author names, while the last author name is preceded again by ampersand.
Kernis, M. H., Cornell, D. P., Sun, C. R., Berry, A., Harlow, T., & Bach, J. S. (1993). There's more to self-esteem than whether it is high or low: The importance of stability of self-esteem. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 65, 1190-1204.
More Than Seven Authors List by last names and initials; commas separate author names. After the sixth author's name, use an ellipses in place of the author names. Then provide the final author name. There should be no more than seven names.
Miller, F. H., Choi, M. J., Angeli, L. L., Harland, A. A., Stamos, J. A., Thomas, S. T., . . . Rubin, L. H. (2009). Web site usability for the blind and low-vision user. Technical Communication, 57, 323-335.
Oh additionally, I'm not sure if you are aware but the first time you cite a reference within text, you need to cite all authors the first time only. I did notice when reading through that again the first time you cited Fillit, H. M., et al. in text you used Fillit, H. M., et al. Hopefully you will have time this morning to correct these before you submit.
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