Dimitrios Adamis

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cytokines and IGF-I in delirious and non-delirious acutely ill older medical inpatients
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Age Ageing 38:326-32; discussion 251. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Validation of the Greek version of Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU)
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Greece, 27 Themistokleous Street and Akadimias, Athens 106 77, Greece
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 28:337-43. 2012
  3. pmc Insulin-like growth factor I and the pathogenesis of delirium: a review of current evidence
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, 27 Themistokleous Street and Akadimias, 10677 Athens, Greece
    J Aging Res 2011:951403. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Reliability of delirium rating scale (DRS) and delirium rating scale-revised-98 (DRS-R98) using variance-based multivariate modelling
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Greece
    J Psychiatr Res 47:966-71. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Validation of the Greek version of the Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Elderly People (HoNOS65+, version 3)
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Old Age Psychiatry, Athens, Greece
    Aging Ment Health 17:258-64. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Ethical research in delirium: arguments for including decisionally incapacitated subjects
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, 27 Themistokleous Street and Akadimias, Athens 106 77, Greece
    Sci Eng Ethics 16:169-74. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Delirium and the functional recovery of older medical inpatients after acute illness: the significance of biological factors
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, 27 Themistokleous Street and Akadimias, Athens 106 77, Greece
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:276-80. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Delirium scales: A review of current evidence
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Greece
    Aging Ment Health 14:543-55. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Translation and standardization of the HoNOSCA (Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Children and Adolescents) scale in a Greek sample
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Greece
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 16:567-73. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Statistical methods for analysing longitudinal data in delirium studies
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int Rev Psychiatry 21:74-85. 2009

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Cytokines and IGF-I in delirious and non-delirious acutely ill older medical inpatients
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Age Ageing 38:326-32; discussion 251. 2009
    ..This study examined the association of demographic, clinical and biological factors (IL-1alpha, IL-1beta, IL-1RA, IL-6, TNF-alpha, IFN-gamma, LIF, IGF-I, APOE genotype) with the presence and severity of delirium...
  2. doi request reprint Validation of the Greek version of Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU)
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Greece, 27 Themistokleous Street and Akadimias, Athens 106 77, Greece
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 28:337-43. 2012
    ..This scale, however, has not been translated and validated into the Greek language. This paper is a report of the translation and validation of the CAM-ICU into Greek...
  3. pmc Insulin-like growth factor I and the pathogenesis of delirium: a review of current evidence
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, 27 Themistokleous Street and Akadimias, 10677 Athens, Greece
    J Aging Res 2011:951403. 2011
    ..Such work can inform therapeutic trials of IGF-I and/or growth hormone administration...
  4. doi request reprint Reliability of delirium rating scale (DRS) and delirium rating scale-revised-98 (DRS-R98) using variance-based multivariate modelling
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Greece
    J Psychiatr Res 47:966-71. 2013
    ..Our models found high overall reliability for both scales. Multiple factors impact a scale's reliability values including sample size, repeated measurements, patient population, etc in addition to rater variability...
  5. doi request reprint Validation of the Greek version of the Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Elderly People (HoNOS65+, version 3)
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Old Age Psychiatry, Athens, Greece
    Aging Ment Health 17:258-64. 2013
    ..The aim was to assess the inter-rater reliability, intraclass correlation, concurrent validity, internal consistency and sensitivity to change of HoNOS65+ in a Greek sample of older people with mental health problems...
  6. doi request reprint Ethical research in delirium: arguments for including decisionally incapacitated subjects
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, 27 Themistokleous Street and Akadimias, Athens 106 77, Greece
    Sci Eng Ethics 16:169-74. 2010
    ..We suggest that this approach to the study of delirium is more ethical than the usual system of strict exclusion of people who lack capacity to give consent and for whom assent is not available...
  7. doi request reprint Delirium and the functional recovery of older medical inpatients after acute illness: the significance of biological factors
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, 27 Themistokleous Street and Akadimias, Athens 106 77, Greece
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:276-80. 2011
    ..05) but not by delirium. Delirium in acutely admitted patients is associated with functional decline only in those who do not recover. Biological factors, rather that delirium itself, may be responsible for this...
  8. doi request reprint Delirium scales: A review of current evidence
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Greece
    Aging Ment Health 14:543-55. 2010
    ..Despite this, it is often misdiagnosed and mistreated. A number of scales can be used to detect delirium. We review scales that have been used in delirium studies and report their psychometric properties...
  9. doi request reprint Translation and standardization of the HoNOSCA (Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Children and Adolescents) scale in a Greek sample
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Greece
    Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 16:567-73. 2011
    ..It can be used for clinical, managerial, research and audit purposes, but, most importantly, to facilitate multinational clinical research and comparison of data with other countries...
  10. doi request reprint Statistical methods for analysing longitudinal data in delirium studies
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int Rev Psychiatry 21:74-85. 2009
    ..Information on available software is provided. Delirium research will be substantially enhanced by incorporating such methods...
  11. doi request reprint The genetics of deliria
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Research and Academic Institute of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Int Rev Psychiatry 21:20-9. 2009
    ..Prospective studies incorporating systematic and rigorous diagnostic criteria and involving long term follow up are needed to advance understanding of this field...
  12. ncbi request reprint Recovery and outcome of delirium in elderly medical inpatients
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Department of Ageing and Health, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, Elderly Care Unit, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 43:289-98. 2006
    ..High mortality was associated with delirium but was specifically associated with cognitive impairment. Prolonged length of stay of delirious people may depend on discharge destination...
  13. ncbi request reprint APOE and cytokines as biological markers for recovery of prevalent delirium in elderly medical inpatients
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Department of Ageing and Health, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:688-94. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Associations of delirium with in-hospital and in 6-months mortality in elderly medical inpatients
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Department of Ageing and Health, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Age Ageing 36:644-9. 2007
    ..For example, both albumin and C-reactive protein (CRP) have been reported as predictors of in-hospital mortality and interleukin-6 of longer-term mortality...
  15. ncbi request reprint A brief review of the history of delirium as a mental disorder
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Oxleas NHS Trust, London, UK
    Hist Psychiatry 18:459-69. 2007
    ..Not until the twentieth century was it thought that delirium was marked by a full recovery among survivors, and this was probably due to the desire for a clear distinction from dementia...
  16. pmc Capacity, consent, and selection bias in a study of delirium
    D Adamis
    Academic Unit, Ladywell House, 330 Lewisham High Street, London SE13 6JZ, UK
    J Med Ethics 31:137-43. 2005
    ..To investigate whether different methods of obtaining informed consent affected recruitment to a study of delirium in older, medically ill hospital inpatients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dysgraphia in elderly delirious medical inpatients
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Department of Ageing and Health, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:334-9. 2006
    ..The aim was to assess abnormalities of signature and spontaneous writing in delirious patients and to investigate their clinical utility in the detection of delirium...
  18. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein levels predict the incidence of delirium and recovery from it
    Alastair Macdonald
    Institute of Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, London, UK
    Age Ageing 36:222-5. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint The performance of the Clock Drawing Test in elderly medical inpatients: does it have utility in the identification of delirium?
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Elderly Care Unit, St Thomas Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 18:129-33. 2005
    ..Thus, we conclude that although the Clock Drawing Test is a good detector of cognitive impairment, it is not a suitable tool for detection of delirium in elderly medical inpatients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress following wildfires disaster in a rural part of Greece: a case-control population-based study
    Vicky Papanikolaou
    National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 13:11-26. 2011
    ..It was concluded that wildfires may cause considerable psychological symptoms comparable to other disasters and there are reasons to create services to help and improve the mental health of those affected...
  21. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Greek version of Brown's locus of control scale (BLOCS)
    Vicky Papanikolaou
    National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece
    Psychol Rep 111:885-97. 2012
    ..76 (McDonald's omega = .72), and internal .76, external social .73, and external other .73, comparable to the original and improved if 5 items are removed...
  22. ncbi request reprint The utility of EEG in dementia: a clinical perspective
    Dimitrios Adamis
    Deptartment of Ageing and Health, Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:1038-45. 2005
    ..Despite being simple and cheap, the EEG is not often used in clinical practice...