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    • A web-based platform for people with memory problems and their caregivers (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD): Mixed-methods evaluation of usability 

      Zafeiridi, Paraskevi; Paulson, Kevin; Dunn, Rosie; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Cortés Martínez, Atia (JMIR, 2018-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Background: The increasing number of people with dementia (PwD) drives research exploring Web-based support interventions to provide effective care for larger populations. In this concept, a Web-based platform (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD, ...
    • Bioimpedance vector analysis and conventional bioimpedance to assess body composition in elderly adults with dementia 

      Camina, Alicia; de Mateo Silleras, Beatriz; Nescolarde Selva, Lexa Digna; Barrera, Sara; Domínguez, Luis; Redondo, Mª Paz (2014-07-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      Rationale Although dementia and nutritional status have been shown to be strongly associated, differences in body composition (BC) among elderly with dementia have not yet to be firmly established. Objective To ...
    • Emerging technologies for monitoring behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia 

      Qassem, Tarek; Tadros, George; Moore, Philip R.; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) are complex array of symptoms that have devastating impact on patients, carers and their loved ones. In this paper we argue that with the combined use of pervasive ...
    • ENGAGE-DEM: a model of engagement of people with dementia 

      Perugia, Giulia; Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Català Mallofré, Andreu; Barakova, Emilia; Rauterberg, Mattias (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-01-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      One of the most effective ways to improve quality of life in dementia is by exposing people to meaningful activities. The study of engagement is crucial to identify which activities are significant for persons with dementia ...
    • Neuroimage analysis : application to dementia (and brain lesions) 

      Casamitjana Díaz, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Biblioteca Rector Gabriel Ferraté, 2018-06-19)
      Audiovisual
      Open Access
    • Neuroimage analysis : application to dementia (and brain lesions) 

      Casamitjana Díaz, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Biblioteca Rector Gabriel Ferraté, 2018-06-19)
      Lecture
      Open Access
    • Social HRI for people with dementia : one size fits all? 

      Perugia, Giulia; Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Barakova, Emilia; Català Mallofré, Andreu; Rauterberg, Mattias (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2017)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Motivational and emotional disorders (i.e. apathy and depression) are very frequent in dementia and might greatly affect the positive psychological state experienced during social HRI. We conducted a six-weeks study in two ...
    • Synaptic phosphorylated a-synuclein in dementia with Lewy bodies 

      Colom-Cadena, Martí; Pegueroles, Jordi; Herrmann, Abigail G.; Henstridge, Christopher M.; Muñoz, Laia; Querol-Vilaseca, Marta; San Martin, Carla; Luque-Cabecerans, Joan; Clarimon, Jordi; Belbin, Olivia; Nuñez-Llaves, Raúl; Blesa, Rafael; Smith, Colin; McKenzie, Chris-Anne; Frosch, Matthew P.; Roe, Allyson; Fortea, Juan; Andilla, Jordi; Loza-Alvarez, Pablo; Gelpi, Ellen; Hyman, Bradley T.; Spires-Jone, Tara L.; Lleó, Alberto (Oxford, 2017-11-23)
      Article
      Open Access
      Dementia with Lewy bodies is characterized by the accumulation of Lewy bodies and Lewy neurites in the CNS, both of which are composed mainly of aggregated a-synuclein phosphorylated at Ser129. Although phosphorylated ...
    • Understanding engagement in dementia through behavior. The ethographic and Laban-inspired coding system of engagement (ELICSE) and the evidence-based model of engagement-related behavior (EMODEB) 

      Perugia, Giulia; van Berkel, Roos; Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Català Mallofré, Andreu; Rauterberg, Mattias; Barakova, Emilia (2018-05-24)
      Article
      Open Access
      Engagement in activities is of crucial importance for people with dementia. State of the art assessment techniques rely exclusively on behavior observation to measure engagement in dementia. These techniques are either too ...