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profileJane Lucile Givens, M.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Medicine
InstitutionHebrew Rehabilitation Center
AddressHebrew Rehab Center For the Aged
Hebrew Senior Life
1200 Centre St
Roslindale MA 02131
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R21AG045579     (GIVENS, JANE L)May 15, 2014 - Apr 30, 2016
Caregiver's Role in Hospitalizing Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia
Role: Principal Investigator

K23AG034967     (GIVENS, JANE L)Jul 15, 2010 - Jun 30, 2014
Experiences of Family Members of Nursing Home Patients with Advanced Dementia
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Givens JL, Sudore RL, Marshall GA, Dufour AB, Kopits I, Mitchell SL. Advance Care Planning in Community-Dwelling Patients With Dementia. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Apr; 55(4):1105-1112. PMID: 29247754.
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  2. Tjia J, Dharmawardene M, Givens JL. Advance Directives among Nursing Home Residents with Mild, Moderate, and Advanced Dementia. J Palliat Med. 2018 Jan; 21(1):16-21. PMID: 28772095.
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  3. Palan Lopez R, Mitchell SL, Givens JL. Preventing Burdensome Transitions of Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia: It's More than Advance Directives. J Palliat Med. 2017 Nov; 20(11):1205-1209. PMID: 28504894.
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  4. Yates E, Mitchell SL, Habtemariam D, Dufour AB, Givens JL. Interventions Associated With the Management of Suspected Infections in Advanced Dementia. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Dec; 50(6):806-13. PMID: 26169340; PMCID: PMC4666726 [Available on 12/01/16].
  5. Givens JL, Spinella S, Ankuda CK, D'Agata E, Shaffer ML, Habtemariam D, Mitchell SL. Healthcare Proxy Awareness of Suspected Infections in Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 Jun; 63(6):1084-90. PMID: 26031905; PMCID: PMC4478162.
  6. Givens JL, Jones RN, Mazor KM, Prigerson HG, Mitchell SL. Development and psychometric properties of the family distress in advanced dementia scale. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2015 Sep 01; 16(9):775-80. PMID: 25940236.
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  7. Dharmawardene M, Givens J, Wachholtz A, Makowski S, Tjia J. A systematic review and meta-analysis of meditative interventions for informal caregivers and health professionals. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2016 Jun; 6(2):160-9. PMID: 25812579; PMCID: PMC4583788 [Available on 06/01/17].
  8. Mitchell SL, Shaffer ML, Loeb MB, Givens JL, Habtemariam D, Kiely DK, D'Agata E. Infection management and multidrug-resistant organisms in nursing home residents with advanced dementia. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Oct; 174(10):1660-7. PMID: 25133863; PMCID: PMC4188742.
  9. Catic AG, Berg AI, Moran JA, Knopp JR, Givens JL, Kiely DK, Quinlan N, Mitchell SL. Preliminary data from an advanced dementia consult service: integrating research, education, and clinical expertise. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Nov; 61(11):2008-12. PMID: 24219202; PMCID: PMC3835152.
  10. Lopez RP, Mazor KM, Mitchell SL, Givens JL. What is family-centered care for nursing home residents with advanced dementia? Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2013 Dec; 28(8):763-8. PMID: 24085250; PMCID: PMC4120188.
  11. Givens JL, Mitchell SL, Kuo S, Gozalo P, Mor V, Teno J. Skilled nursing facility admissions of nursing home residents with advanced dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Oct; 61(10):1645-50. PMID: 24117283; PMCID: PMC3801431.
  12. Tjia J, Allison J, Saczynski JS, Tisminetzky M, Givens JL, Lapane K, Lessard D, Goldberg RJ. Encouraging trends in acute myocardial infarction survival in the oldest old. Am J Med. 2013 Sep; 126(9):798-804. PMID: 23835196; PMCID: PMC3840395.
  13. Givens JL, Mezzacappa C, Heeren T, Yaffe K, Fredman L. Depressive symptoms among dementia caregivers: role of mediating factors. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 May; 22(5):481-8. PMID: 23567432; PMCID: PMC3710308.
  14. Cadigan RO, Grabowski DC, Givens JL, Mitchell SL. The quality of advanced dementia care in the nursing home: the role of special care units. Med Care. 2012 Oct; 50(10):856-62. PMID: 22982735; PMCID: PMC3444818.
  15. Mitchell SL, Shaffer ML, Kiely DK, Givens JL, D'Agata E. The study of pathogen resistance and antimicrobial use in dementia: study design and methodology. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2013 Jan-Feb; 56(1):16-22. PMID: 22925431; PMCID: PMC3502703.
  16. Givens JL, Lopez RP, Mazor KM, Mitchell SL. Sources of stress for family members of nursing home residents with advanced dementia. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2012 Jul-Sep; 26(3):254-9. PMID: 22037596; PMCID: PMC3288670.
  17. Givens JL, Selby K, Goldfeld KS, Mitchell SL. Hospital transfers of nursing home residents with advanced dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 May; 60(5):905-9. PMID: 22428661; PMCID: PMC3354640.
  18. Tjia J, Givens J. Ethical framework for medication discontinuation in nursing home residents with limited life expectancy. Clin Geriatr Med. 2012 May; 28(2):255-72. PMID: 22500542.
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  19. Wittink MN, Givens JL, Knott KA, Coyne JC, Barg FK. Negotiating depression treatment with older adults: primary care providers' perspectives. J Ment Health. 2011 Oct; 20(5):429-37. PMID: 21780938; PMCID: PMC3183148.
  20. Parsons C, Briesacher BA, Givens JL, Chen Y, Tjia J. Cholinesterase inhibitor and memantine use in newly admitted nursing home residents with dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Jul; 59(7):1253-9. PMID: 21668913; PMCID: PMC4841243.
  21. Givens JL, Prigerson HG, Kiely DK, Shaffer ML, Mitchell SL. Grief among family members of nursing home residents with advanced dementia. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2011 Jun; 19(6):543-50. PMID: 21606897; PMCID: PMC3101368.
  22. Givens JL, Prigerson HG, Jones RN, Mitchell SL. Mental health and exposure to patient distress among families of nursing home residents with advanced dementia. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 Aug; 42(2):183-91. PMID: 21402461; PMCID: PMC3136630.
  23. Kiely DK, Givens JL, Shaffer ML, Teno JM, Mitchell SL. Hospice use and outcomes in nursing home residents with advanced dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Dec; 58(12):2284-91. PMID: 21143437; PMCID: PMC3057929.
  24. Givens JL, Jones RN, Shaffer ML, Kiely DK, Mitchell SL. Survival and comfort after treatment of pneumonia in advanced dementia. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Jul 12; 170(13):1102-7. PMID: 20625013; PMCID: PMC2914628.
  25. Barg FK, Mavandadi S, Givens JL, Knott K, Zubritsky C, Oslin DW. When late-life depression improves: what do older patients say about their treatment? Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010 Jul; 18(7):596-605. PMID: 20593539.
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  26. Givens JL, Tjia J, Zhou C, Emanuel E, Ash AS. Racial and ethnic differences in hospice use among patients with heart failure. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Mar 08; 170(5):427-32. PMID: 20212178; PMCID: PMC2897072.
  27. Mitchell SL, Teno JM, Kiely DK, Shaffer ML, Jones RN, Prigerson HG, Volicer L, Givens JL, Hamel MB. The clinical course of advanced dementia. N Engl J Med. 2009 Oct 15; 361(16):1529-38. PMID: 19828530; PMCID: PMC2778850.
  28. Givens JL, Jones RN, Inouye SK. The overlap syndrome of depression and delirium in older hospitalized patients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Aug; 57(8):1347-53. PMID: 19558475; PMCID: PMC2728175.
  29. Givens JL, Kiely DK, Carey K, Mitchell SL. Healthcare proxies of nursing home residents with advanced dementia: decisions they confront and their satisfaction with decision-making. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Jul; 57(7):1149-55. PMID: 19486200; PMCID: PMC2796114.
  30. Givens JL, Mitchell SL. Concerns about end-of-life care and support for euthanasia. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009 Aug; 38(2):167-73. PMID: 19345554; PMCID: PMC2782598.
  31. Givens JL, Frederick M, Silverman L, Anderson S, Senville J, Silver M, Sebastiani P, Terry DF, Costa PT, Perls TT. Personality traits of centenarians' offspring. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Apr; 57(4):683-5. PMID: 19392961; PMCID: PMC2895990.
  32. Givens JL, Sanft TB, Marcantonio ER. Functional recovery after hip fracture: the combined effects of depressive symptoms, cognitive impairment, and delirium. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Jun; 56(6):1075-9. PMID: 18422945.
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  33. Givens JL, Katz IR, Bellamy S, Holmes WC. Stigma and the acceptability of depression treatments among african americans and whites. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Sep; 22(9):1292-7. PMID: 17610120; PMCID: PMC2219769.
  34. Givens JL, Houston TK, Van Voorhees BW, Ford DE, Cooper LA. Ethnicity and preferences for depression treatment. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2007 May-Jun; 29(3):182-91. PMID: 17484934.
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  35. Tjia J, Givens JL, Karlawish JH, Okoli-Umeweni A, Barg FK. Beneath the surface: discovering the unvoiced concerns of older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Health Educ Res. 2008 Feb; 23(1):40-52. PMID: 17272292.
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  36. Givens JL, Datto CJ, Ruckdeschel K, Knott K, Zubritsky C, Oslin DW, Nyshadham S, Vanguri P, Barg FK. Older patients' aversion to antidepressants. A qualitative study. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Feb; 21(2):146-51. PMID: 16336620; PMCID: PMC1484662.
  37. Tjia J, Givens JL, Shea JA. Factors associated with undertreatment of medical student depression. J Am Coll Health. 2005 Mar-Apr; 53(5):219-24. PMID: 15813232.
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  38. Givens JL, Tjia J. Depressed medical students' use of mental health services and barriers to use. Acad Med. 2002 Sep; 77(9):918-21. PMID: 12228091.
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