A H Ford

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effect of homocysteine lowering treatment on cognitive function: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Andrew H Ford
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research and School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Alzheimers Dis 29:133-49. 2012
  2. doi request reprint The Healthy Heart-Mind trial: melatonin for prevention of delirium following cardiac surgery: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Andrew H Ford
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia
    Trials 17:55. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Prospective longitudinal study of testosterone and incident depression in older men: The Health In Men Study
    Andrew H Ford
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 64:57-65. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Psychological treatment for depression and anxiety associated with dementia and mild cognitive impairment
    Andrew H Ford
    Andrew H Ford, MBChB, FRANZCP, PhD, Osvaldo P Almeida, MD, FRANZCP, PhD, WA Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research and School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 207:286-7. 2015
  5. doi request reprint Pharmacological interventions for preventing delirium in the elderly
    Andrew H Ford
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing M573, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia Electronic address
    Maturitas 81:287-92. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Insulin resistance and depressive symptoms in older men: the health in men study
    Andrew H Ford
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research and School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:872-80. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Neuropsychiatric aspects of dementia
    Andrew H Ford
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing M573, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia Electronic address
    Maturitas 79:209-15. 2014
  8. pmc Reducing depression during the menopausal transition: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing M573, Centre for Medical Research of the Perkins Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Trials 15:312. 2014
  9. pmc Cognitive bias modification to prevent depression (COPE): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing M573, Centre for Medical Research of the Perkins Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Trials 15:282. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Homocysteine, depression and cognitive function in older adults
    Andrew H Ford
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing M573, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia Department of Psychiatry, Royal Perth Hospital, 50 Murray Street, Perth, WA 6000, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:646-51. 2013

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Effect of homocysteine lowering treatment on cognitive function: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Andrew H Ford
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research and School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Alzheimers Dis 29:133-49. 2012
    ..It remains to be established if prolonged treatment with B-vitamins can reduce the risk of dementia in later life...
  2. doi request reprint The Healthy Heart-Mind trial: melatonin for prevention of delirium following cardiac surgery: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Andrew H Ford
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia
    Trials 17:55. 2016
    ..We designed this trial to determine whether melatonin reduces the incidence of delirium following cardiac surgery compared with placebo...
  3. doi request reprint Prospective longitudinal study of testosterone and incident depression in older men: The Health In Men Study
    Andrew H Ford
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia Electronic address
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 64:57-65. 2016
    ..Depression in older men has been associated with low circulating testosterone concentration but data from prospective studies are limited...
  4. doi request reprint Psychological treatment for depression and anxiety associated with dementia and mild cognitive impairment
    Andrew H Ford
    Andrew H Ford, MBChB, FRANZCP, PhD, Osvaldo P Almeida, MD, FRANZCP, PhD, WA Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research and School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 207:286-7. 2015
    ..Given the increasing burden of dementia in our community, novel adequately powered randomised controlled trials in this area are urgently needed. ..
  5. doi request reprint Pharmacological interventions for preventing delirium in the elderly
    Andrew H Ford
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing M573, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia Electronic address
    Maturitas 81:287-92. 2015
    ..To date, there is inconsistent and conflicting data regarding the efficacy of any particular pharmacological agent although some interventions do show promise. Larger, well-designed, placebo-controlled clinical trials are needed. ..
  6. doi request reprint Insulin resistance and depressive symptoms in older men: the health in men study
    Andrew H Ford
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research and School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:872-80. 2015
    ..Insulin resistance is a state of reduced responsiveness of target tissues to normal circulating levels of insulin and predisposes to diabetes in the presence of beta cell dysfunction...
  7. doi request reprint Neuropsychiatric aspects of dementia
    Andrew H Ford
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing M573, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia Electronic address
    Maturitas 79:209-15. 2014
    ..Any medication trial should include an adequate appreciation of the risk-benefit profile in individual patients and discussion of these with both the individual and their caregiver. ..
  8. pmc Reducing depression during the menopausal transition: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing M573, Centre for Medical Research of the Perkins Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Trials 15:312. 2014
    ..This study aims to test the efficacy of a client-centred health promotion intervention to decrease the 12-month incidence of clinically significant symptoms of depression among women undergoing the MT...
  9. pmc Cognitive bias modification to prevent depression (COPE): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing M573, Centre for Medical Research of the Perkins Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Trials 15:282. 2014
    ..The primary aim of this trial is to determine if CBM decreases the one-year onset of a major depressive episode among adults with subsyndromal depression...
  10. doi request reprint Homocysteine, depression and cognitive function in older adults
    Andrew H Ford
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing M573, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia Department of Psychiatry, Royal Perth Hospital, 50 Murray Street, Perth, WA 6000, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:646-51. 2013
    ..We designed this study to determine if high tHcy is a mediator of cognitive performance in older adults with major depression...
  11. pmc Homocysteine, grey matter and cognitive function in adults with cardiovascular disease
    Andrew H Ford
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e33345. 2012
    ..Elevated total plasma homocysteine (tHcy) has been associated with cognitive impairment, vascular disease and brain atrophy...
  12. pmc The B-VITAGE trial: a randomized trial of homocysteine lowering treatment of depression in later life
    Andrew H Ford
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Trials 11:8. 2010
    ..We designed the B-VITAGE trial to determine whether adjunctive treatment with vitamins B6, B12 and folate increases the efficacy of standard antidepressant treatment...
  13. doi request reprint Plasma homocysteine and MTHFRC677T polymorphism as risk factors for incident dementia
    Andrew H Ford
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences M573, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 83:70-5. 2012
    ..The authors designed this longitudinal study to determine if high tHcy and the MTHFR C677T polymorphism increase the risk of incident dementia among older men...
  14. doi request reprint Vitamins B(12), B(6), and folic acid for cognition in older men
    A H Ford
    Centre for Medical Research and School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, WA Centre for Health and Ageing, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Neurology 75:1540-7. 2010
    ..To investigate whether supplementing older men with vitamins B(12), B(6), and folic acid improves cognitive function...
  15. pmc Homocysteine, methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T polymorphism and cognitive impairment: the health in men study
    A H Ford
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research and School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Mol Psychiatry 17:559-66. 2012
    ..46, 95% CI 1.01-2.11, P=0.043). The results of this study are consistent with, but do not prove the hypothesis that high tHcy causes cognitive impairment in later life...