Selected Bibliography

  1. Yeo, G., & Gallagher-Thompson, D. (Eds.), (1996).  Ethnicity and the dementias.  Washington, D.C.: Taylor & Francis.  This is the first book of its kind to address the importance of ethnic issues when studying dementia, both in patients and in their family caregivers.
  2. Castleman, M., Gallagher-Thompson, D., & Naythons, M.  (2000).  There’s still a person in there: The complete guide to treating and coping with Alzheimer’s.  NY: Putnam Publishing Company.  This book is written for laypersons and family members of dementia victims.
  3. Coon, D.W., Gallagher-Thompson, D., & Thompson, L.W. (Eds.), (2003).  Innovative interventions to reduce dementia caregiver distress: A clinical guide.  NY: Springer Publishing Company. This edited book contains chapters on novel interventions with caregivers in addition to addressing such topics as:  how to use technology to reduce caregivers’ distress and how to partner effectively with managed care organizations to deliver service.
  4. Laidlaw, K., Thompson, L.W., Dick-Siskin, L., & Gallagher-Thompson, D. (2003).  Cognitive-behaviour therapy with older people.  Chichester, England: John Wiley & Sons.  This book presents a new conceptual model for the use of CBT with common presenting problems of later life, such as depressive and anxiety disorders and family caregiving stress.  The goal of this volume is to present new information of practical use to clinicians working with older adults.
  5. Yeo, G & Gallagher-Thompson (Eds.), (2006). Ethnicity and dementias, 2nd edition, NY: Taylor & Francis. A practical approach for professionals working with people suffering from dementias, with an emphasis on cultural competence.  This updated version provides epidemiology of dementias by ethnic population, new information on the assessment of diverse populations, and updates and inclusions of new populations in the section on management of dementia and working with families.
  6. Gallagher-Thompson, D., Steffen, A., & Thompson, L. W. (Editors).  Handbook of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies with Older Adults.  NY:  Springer.  There are 25 chapters on diverse topics such as: CBT for late-life schizophrenia; CBT for substance abuse in older adults; and how Medicare affects clinical practice. This book (the first of its kind) was published in November,  2007, with a 2008 copyright.