Prof Bob Woods

Emeritus Professor

  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Published

    Nonpharmacological Therapies in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Systematic Review of Efficacy

    Olazaran, J., Reisberg, B., Clare, L., Cruz, I., Peña-Casanova, J., del Ser, T., Woods, R. T., Beck, C., Auer, S., Lai, C., Spector, A., Fazio, S., Bond, J., Kivilpelto, M., Brodaty, H., Rojo, J. M., Collins, H., Teri, L., Mittelman, M., Orrell, M., Feldman, H. & Muñiz, R., 1 Sep 2010, In : Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. 30, 2, p. 161-178

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  3. Published

    Older adults and withdrawal from benzodiazepine hypnotics in general practice: Effects on cognitive function, sleep, mood and quality of life.

    Curran, H. V., Collins, R., Fletcher, S., Kee, S. C., Woods, R. T. & Iliffe, S., 25 Sep 2003, In : Psychological Medicine. 33, 7, p. 1223-1237

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Optimizing access to and use of formal dementia care: Qualitative findings from the European Actifcare study

    Kerpershoek, L., Wolfs, C., Verhey, F., Jelley, H., Woods, R., Bieber, A., Bartoszek, G., Stephan, A., Selbaek, G., Eriksen, S., Sjölund, B-M., Hopper, L., Irving, K., Marques, M. J., Gonçalves-Pereira, M., Portolani, D., Zanetti, O. & de Vught, M., Sep 2019, In : Health and Social Care in the Community. 27, 5, p. e814–e823 10 p.

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  5. Published

    Peer support and reminiscence therapy for people with dementia and their family carers: A factorial pragmatic randomised trial

    Charlesworth, G., Burnell, K., Crellin, N., Hoare, Z., Hoe, J., Knapp, M., Russel, I. T., Wenborn, J., Woods, R. & Orrell, M., Nov 2017, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 87, 11, p. 1218-1228

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  6. Published

    Peer support for family carers of people with dementia, alone or in combination with group reminiscence in a factorial design: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

    Hoare, Z. S., Charlesworth, G., Burnell, K., Beecham, J., Hoare, Z., Hoe, J., Wenborn, J., Knapp, M., Russell, I., Woods, R. T. & Orrell, M., 15 Sep 2011, In : Trials. 12, 205, p. 1-9

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  7. E-pub ahead of print

    People with dementia and caregiver preferences for digital life story work service interventions: A discrete choice experiment and digital survey

    O' Philbin, L., Woods, R. & Holmes, E., 27 Dec 2018, In : Aging and Mental Health.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    People with dementia living alone: what are their needs and what kind of support are they receiving?

    Miranda-Castillo, C., Woods, R. T. & Orrell, M., 1 Jun 2010, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 22, 4, p. 607-617

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  9. Published

    Perspectives of policy and political decision makers on access to formal dementia care: Expert interviews in eight European countries

    Broda, A., Bieber, A., Meyer, G., Hopper, L., Joyce, R., Irving, K., Zanetti, O., Portolani, E., Kerpershoek, L., Verhey, F., de Vught, M., Wolfs, C., Eriksen, S., Røsvik, J., Marques, M. J., Gonçalves-Pereira, M., Sjölund, B-M., Woods, R., Jelley, H., Orrell, M. & Stephan, A., 3 Aug 2017, In : BMC Health Services Research. 17, 518, p. 1 14 p.

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  10. Published

    Phenomena of awareness in dementia: Heterogeneity and its implications

    Markova, I. S., Clare, L., Whitaker, C. J., Roth, I., Nelis, S. M., Martyr, A., Roberts, J. L., Woods, R. T. & Morris, R., 1 Apr 2014, In : Consciousness and Cognition. 25, p. 17-26

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  11. Published

    Potentially-modifiable Lifestyle Factors, Cognitive Reserve and Cognitive Function in Later Life: a Cross-sectional Study

    Clare, L., Wu, Y-T., Teale, J., MacLeod, C., Matthews, F., Brayne, C., Woods, R. & CFAS-Wales study team, 21 Mar 2017, In : PLoS Medicine. 14, 3, p. 1-14 e1002259.

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  12. Published

    Quality of Life, Care Resource Use, and Costs of Dementia in 8 European Countries in a Cross-Sectional Cohort of the Actifcare Study

    Handels, R., Skoldunger, A., Bieber, A., Edwards, R., Gonçalves-Pereira, M., Hopper, L., Irving, K., Jelley, H., Kerpershoek, L., Marques, M. J., Meyer, G., Michelet, M., Portolani, E., Røsvik, J., Selbaek, G., Stephan, A., de Vught, M., Wolfs, C., Woods, R., Zanetti, O., Verhey, F. & Wimo, A., 23 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 66, 3, p. 1027-1040

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  13. Published

    REMCARE: Pragmatic Multi-Centre Randomised Trial of Reminiscence Groups for People with Dementia and their Family Carers: Effectiveness and Economic Analysis

    Woods, R., Orrell, M., Bruce, E., Hoare, Z., Hounsome, B., Keady, J., Moniz-Cook, E., Orgeta, V., Rees, J. & Russell, I., 19 Apr 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 4, e0152843.

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  14. Published

    REMCARE: reminiscence groups for people with dementia and their family caregivers - effectiveness and cost-effectiveness pragmatic multicentre randomised trial

    Woods, R. T., Bruce, E., Edwards, R. T., Elvish, R., Hoare, Z. S., Hounsome, B., Keady, J., Moniz-Cook, E. D., Orgeta, V., Orrell, M., Rees, J. & Russel, I. T., 1 Jan 2012, In : Health Technology Assessment. 16, 48, p. 1-121

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  15. Published

    Reality orientation for dementia: a systematic review of the evidence of effectiveness from randomized controlled trials.

    Spector, A., Orrell, M., Davies, S. & Woods, R. T., 1 Jan 2000, In : Gerontologist. 40, 2, p. 206-212

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  16. Published

    Reality orientation: a welcome return?

    Woods, R. T., 1 Jan 2002, In : Age and Ageing. 31, 3, p. 155-156

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  17. Published

    Relationship quality and sense of coherence in dementia: results of a European cohort study

    Marques, M. J., Woods, R., Hopper, L., Jelley, H., Irving, K., Kerpershoek, L., Meyer, G., Bieber, A., Stephan, A., Skoldunger, A., Sjölund, B-M., Selbaek, G., Rosvik, J., Zanetti, O., Portolani, E., de Vugt, M., Verhey, F., Gonçalves-Pereira, M. & Consortium Actifcare, May 2019, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 34, 5, p. 745-755 11 p.

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  18. Published

    Reminiscence groups for people with dementia and their family carers: pragmatic eight-centre randomised trial of joint reminiscence and maintenance versus usual treatment: a protocol.

    Woods, R. T., Bruce, E., Edwards, R. T., Hounsome, B., Keady, J., Moniz-Cook, E. D., Orrell, M. & Russell, I. T., 30 Jul 2009, In : Trials. 10, p. 64

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  19. Published

    Reminiscence therapy for dementia: an abridged Cochrane systematic review of the evidence from randomized controlled trials

    O' Philbin, L., Woods, B., Farrell, E. M., Spector, A. E. & Orrell, M., Sep 2018, In : Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics. 18, 9, p. 715-727 13 p.

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  20. Published

    Self and carer perspectives of quality of life in dementia using the QoL-AD

    Orgeta, V., Orrell, M., Hounsome, B. & Woods, R. T., 2 May 2014, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 30, 1, p. 97-104

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  21. Published

    Self- and Carer-Rated pain in people with dementia: Influences of pain in carers

    Orgeta, V., Orrell, M., Edwards, R. T., Hounsome, B. & Woods, R. T., 24 Dec 2014, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 49, 6, p. 1042-1049

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  22. Published

    Self-concept in early stage dementia: profile, course, correlates, predictors and implications for quality of life

    Clare, L., Whitaker, C. J., Nelis, S. M., Martyr, A., Markova, I. S., Roth, I., Woods, R. T. & Morris, R. G., 1 May 2013, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 28, 5, p. 494-503

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  23. Published

    Social isolation, cognitive reserve, and cognition in healthy older people

    CFAS-Wales research team, 17 Aug 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 8, e0201008.

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  24. Published

    Spatial negative priming in early Alzheimer's disease: Evidence for reduced cognitive inhibition

    Vaughan, F., Hughes, E. A., Jones, R. S., Woods, B. & Tipper, S., May 2006, In : Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 12, 03, p. 416-423

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  25. Published

    Staff factors associated with perception of behaviour as 'challenging' in residential and nursing homes

    Cook, E. M., Woods, R. T. & Gardiner, E., 1 Feb 2000, In : Aging and Mental Health. 4, 1, p. 48-55

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  26. Published

    Strain in nursing care of people with dementia: Nurses’ experience in Australia, Sweden and United Kingdom

    Edberg, A. E., Bird, M., Richards, D. A., Woods, R. T., Keeley, P. & Davis-Quarrell, V., Mar 2008, In : Aging and Mental Health. 12, 2, p. 236-243

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  27. Published

    Subjective Memory Complaints and Awareness of Memory Functioning in Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Systematic Review

    Roberts, J., Clare, L. & Woods, R. T., 1 Sep 2009, In : Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. 28, 2, p. 95-109

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  28. Published

    Subjective Memory Complaints are Involved in the Relationship between Mood and Mild Cognitive Impairment

    Yates, J. A., Yates, Y. A., Clare, L., Woods, R. T. & Matthews, F. E., 24 Sep 2015, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 48, 1, p. S115-S123

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  29. Published

    Subjective memory complaints, mood and MCI: a follow-up study

    Yates, J. A., Clare, L. & Woods, R. T., 2 Sep 2015, In : Aging and Mental Health. p. 1-9

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  30. Published

    Support at home: Interventions to Enhance Life in Dementia (SHIELD) – evidence, development and evaluation of complex interventions

    Orrell, M., Hoe, J., Charlesworth, G., Russell, I., Challis, D., Moniz-Cook, E., Knapp, M., Woods, R., Hoare, Z., Aguirre, E., Tool, S., Streater, A., Crellin, N., Whitaker, C., d'Amico, F. & Rehill, A., Feb 2017, In : Programme Grants for Applied Research. 5, 5

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  31. Published

    Support in the community for people with dementia and their carers: A comparative outcome study of specialist mental health service interventions.

    Woods, R. T., Wills, W., Higginson, I. J., Hobbins, J. & Whitby, M., 31 Mar 2003, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 18, 4, p. 298-307

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  32. Published

    Supporting people with memory impairment using an audio-taped quiz: a single case-study.

    Payle, S. & Woods, R. T., 1 Apr 2001, In : PSIGE Newsletter. 76, p. 41-44

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  33. Published

    The Challenging Behaviour Scale (CBS) : Development of a scale for staff caring for older people in residential and nursing homes

    Moniz-Cook, E., Woods, R. T., Gardiner, E., Silver, M. & Agar, S., 1 Jan 2001, In : British Journal of Clinical Psychology. 40, 3, p. 309-322

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  34. Published

    The effects of a Cognitive Stimulation Therapy [CST] programme for people with dementia on family caregivers’ health

    Aguirre, E., Hoare, Z., Spector, A., Woods, R. T. & Orrell, M., 14 Mar 2014, In : BMC Geriatrics. 14, p. 31

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  35. Published

    The experience of family carers attending a joint reminiscence group with people with dementia: A thematic analysis

    Melunsky, N., Crellin, N., Dudzinski, E., Orrell, M., Wenborn, J., Poland, F., Woods, R. T. & Charlesworth, G., 3 Nov 2015, In : Dementia: International Journal of Social Research and Practice. 14, 6, p. 842-859

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  36. Published

    The impact of a visual arts program on quality of life, communication and well-being of people living with dementia: A mixed-methods longitudinal investigation

    Windle, G., Joling, K., Howson-Griffiths, T., Woods, R., Jones, C., van der Ven, P., Newman, A. & Parkinson, C., 8 Nov 2017, In : International Psychogeriatrics. p. 1-15 15 p.

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  37. Published

    The impact of individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (iCST) on cognition, quality of life, caregiver health, and family relationships in dementia: A randomized controlled trial

    Orrell, M., Yates, L., Leung, P., Kang, S., Hoare, Z., Whitaker, C., Burns, A., Knapp, M., Leroi, I., Moniz-Cook, E., Pearson, S., Simpson, S., Spector, A., Roberts, S., Russell, I., de Waal, H., Woods, R. & Orgeta, V., 28 Mar 2017, In : PLoS Medicine.

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  38. Published

    The impact of motivations and meanings on the wellbeing of caregivers of people with dementia: a systematic review.

    Quinn, C., Clare, L. & Woods, R. T., 1 Feb 2010, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 22, 1, p. 43-55

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    The impact of relationships, motivations, and meanings on dementia caregiving outcomes

    Quinn, C., Clare, L., McGuinness, T. & Woods, R. T., 1 Nov 2012, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 24, 11, p. 1816-1826

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  40. Published

    The impact of the quality of relationship on the experiences and wellbeing of caregivers of people with dementia: A systematic review.

    Quinn, C., Clare, L. & Woods, R. T., 1 Mar 2009, In : Aging and Mental Health. 13, 2, p. 143-154

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  41. Published

    The influence of psychological, social and contextual factors on the expression and measurement of awareness in early-stage dementia: testing a biopsychosocial model

    Clare, L., Nelis S.M., N. V., Martyr A., N. V., Roberts, J., Whitaker, C. J., Markova, I. S., Roth, I., Woods, R. T. & Morris, R. G., 1 Feb 2012, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 27, 2, p. 167-177

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  42. Published

    The limited utility of the Mini-Mental State Examination in screening people over the age of 75 years for dementia in primary care.

    White, N., Scott, A., Woods, R. T., Wenger, C., Keady, J. D. & Devakumar, M., 1 Jan 2002, In : British Journal of General Practice. 52, p. 62

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  43. Published

    The limited utility of the Mini-Mental State Examination in screening people over the age of 75 years for dementia in primary care.

    White, N., Scott, A., Woods, R. T., Wenger, C., Keady, J. D. & Devakumar, M., 1 Jan 2002, In : British Journal of General Practice. 52, p. 1002-1003

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    The needs of older people with dementia in residential care.

    Hancock, G. A., Woods, R. T., Challis, D. & Orrell, M., 1 Jan 2006, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 21, 1, p. 43-49

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    The needs of older people with mental health problems according to the user, the carer, and the staff.

    Woods, R. T., Hancock, G. A., Reynolds, T., Woods, B., Thornicroft, G. & Orrell, M., 1 Sep 2003, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 18, 9, p. 803-811

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    The needs of people with dementia in care homes: the perspectives of users, staff and family caregivers.

    Orrell, M., Hancock, G. A., Liyanage, K. C., Woods, R. T., Challis, D. & Hoe, J., 1 Oct 2008, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 20, 5, p. 941-951

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  47. Published

    The use of the EQ-5D as a measure of health-related quality of life in people with dementia and their carers

    Orgeta, V., Edwards, R. T., Hounsome, B., Orrell, M. & Woods, R. T., 17 Aug 2014, In : Quality of Life Research. p. 1-10

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  48. Published

    The value of personalized psychosocial interventions to address behavioral and psychological symptoms in people with dementia living in care home settings: a systematic review

    Testad, I., Corbett, A., Aarsland, D., Lexow, K. O., Fossey, J. & Woods, R. T., 24 Feb 2014, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 26, 7, p. 1083-1098

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  49. Published

    Timely diagnosis of dementia? Family carers' experiences in 5 European countries

    Woods, B., Arosio, F., Diaz, A., Gove, D., Holmerová, I., Kinnaird, L., Mátlová, M., Okkonen, E., Possenti, M., Roberts, J., Salmi, A., van den Buuse, S., Werkman, W. & Georges, J., Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 34, 1, p. 114-121

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    Towards capturing meaningful outcomes for people with dementia in psychosocial intervention research: A pan-European consultation

    Øksnebjerg, L., Diaz-Ponce, A., Gove, D., Moniz-Cook, E., Mountain, G., Chattat, R. & Woods, B., Dec 2018, In : Health Expectations. 21, 6, p. 1056-1065

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  51. Published

    Towards the therapeutic use of information and communication technology in reminiscence work for people with dementia: a systematic review

    Woods, R. T., Subramaniam, P. & Woods, B., 1 Feb 2010, In : International Journal of Computers in Healthcare. 1, 2, p. 106-125

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