Nicola T Lautenschlager

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Personality of mental health caregivers
    Nicola T Lautenschlager
    Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, St Vincent s Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 26:97-101. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Ginkgo biloba extract EGb 761® in the context of current developments in the diagnosis and treatment of age-related cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease: a research perspective
    Nicola T Lautenschlager
    Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, St Vincent s Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:S46-50. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The influence of exercise on brain aging and dementia
    Nicola T Lautenschlager
    Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, St Vincent s Health, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, St George s Hospital, 283 Cotham Road, Kew 3103, Victoria, Australia
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1822:474-81. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Effect of physical activity on cognitive function in older adults at risk for Alzheimer disease: a randomized trial
    Nicola T Lautenschlager
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, University of Western Australia, Melbourne, Australia
    JAMA 300:1027-37. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Physical activity and mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
    Nicola T Lautenschlager
    Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, St Vincent s Health, Department of Psychiatry, St George s Hospital, The University of Melbourne, 283 Cotham Road, Kew, 3103, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 10:352-8. 2010
  6. pmc The PACE study: a randomised clinical trial of cognitive activity (CA) for older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
    Mandy R Vidovich
    Western Australia Centre for Health and Ageing, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Trials 10:114. 2009
  7. pmc Current experiences and educational preferences of general practitioners and staff caring for people with dementia living in residential facilities
    Christopher Beer
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 9:36. 2009
  8. pmc Effectiveness of balance training exercise in people with mild to moderate severity Alzheimer's disease: protocol for a randomised trial
    Keith D Hill
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, 3086 Australia
    BMC Geriatr 9:29. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Anxiety, depression, and comorbid anxiety and depression: risk factors and outcome over two years
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, WA, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1622-32. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with suicidal thoughts in a large community study of older adults
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    Western Australia Centre for Health and Ageing M573, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 201:466-72. 2012

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. doi request reprint Personality of mental health caregivers
    Nicola T Lautenschlager
    Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, St Vincent s Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 26:97-101. 2013
    ..This review investigated the recent evidence on the role of personality traits and features for caregiver burden and depression in caregivers of care recipients with mental illness...
  2. doi request reprint Ginkgo biloba extract EGb 761® in the context of current developments in the diagnosis and treatment of age-related cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease: a research perspective
    Nicola T Lautenschlager
    Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, St Vincent s Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:S46-50. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint The influence of exercise on brain aging and dementia
    Nicola T Lautenschlager
    Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, St Vincent s Health, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, St George s Hospital, 283 Cotham Road, Kew 3103, Victoria, Australia
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1822:474-81. 2012
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled: Imaging Brain Aging and Neurodegenerative disease...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of physical activity on cognitive function in older adults at risk for Alzheimer disease: a randomized trial
    Nicola T Lautenschlager
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, University of Western Australia, Melbourne, Australia
    JAMA 300:1027-37. 2008
    ..Many observational studies have shown that physical activity reduces the risk of cognitive decline; however, evidence from randomized trials is lacking...
  5. doi request reprint Physical activity and mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
    Nicola T Lautenschlager
    Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, St Vincent s Health, Department of Psychiatry, St George s Hospital, The University of Melbourne, 283 Cotham Road, Kew, 3103, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 10:352-8. 2010
    ..The first large-scale multidomain intervention trials are under way to put this to the test. This review aims to give an overview of recent trials of physical activity in patients with MCI or dementia...
  6. pmc The PACE study: a randomised clinical trial of cognitive activity (CA) for older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
    Mandy R Vidovich
    Western Australia Centre for Health and Ageing, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Trials 10:114. 2009
    ..The Promoting Healthy Ageing with Cognitive Exercise (PACE) study has been designed to determine whether a cognitive activity intervention decreases the rate of cognitive decline amongst older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)...
  7. pmc Current experiences and educational preferences of general practitioners and staff caring for people with dementia living in residential facilities
    Christopher Beer
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, Australia
    BMC Geriatr 9:36. 2009
    ..We sought to determine participation in dementia education, perceived levels of current knowledge regarding dementia, perceived unmet educational needs, current barriers, facilitators and preferences for dementia education...
  8. pmc Effectiveness of balance training exercise in people with mild to moderate severity Alzheimer's disease: protocol for a randomised trial
    Keith D Hill
    Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, 3086 Australia
    BMC Geriatr 9:29. 2009
    ..The primary objective of this study is to evaluate whether a home-based balance exercise programme improves balance performance in people with mild to moderate severity Alzheimer's disease...
  9. doi request reprint Anxiety, depression, and comorbid anxiety and depression: risk factors and outcome over two years
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, WA, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1622-32. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine: (1) the prevalence of depression, anxiety, and depression associated with anxiety (DA); (2) the risk factor profile of depression, anxiety, and DA; (3) the course of depression, anxiety, and DA over 24 months...
  10. doi request reprint Factors associated with suicidal thoughts in a large community study of older adults
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    Western Australia Centre for Health and Ageing M573, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 201:466-72. 2012
    ..Thoughts about death and self-harm in old age have been commonly associated with the presence of depression, but other risk factors may also be important...
  11. pmc A randomized trial to reduce the prevalence of depression and self-harm behavior in older primary care patients
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Ann Fam Med 10:347-56. 2012
    ..We wanted to determine whether an educational intervention targeting general practitioners reduces the 2-year prevalence of depression and self-harm behavior among their older patients...
  12. pmc Dementia in residential care: education intervention trial (DIRECT); protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Christopher D Beer
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Trials 11:63. 2010
    ..The DIRECT study will determine if delivery of education to General Practitioners (GPs) and care staff improves the quality of life of residential care recipients with cognitive impairment...
  13. doi request reprint Two-year course of cognitive function and mood in adults with congestive heart failure and coronary artery disease: the Heart-Mind Study
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:38-47. 2012
    ..We designed this study to determine if adults with CHF show evidence of cognitive decline compared with adults with and without coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  14. pmc A cluster-randomised trial of staff education to improve the quality of life of people with dementia living in residential care: the DIRECT study
    Christopher Beer
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e28155. 2011
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  15. ncbi request reprint Subjective memory complaints with and without objective memory impairment: relationship with risk factors for dementia
    Nicola T Lautenschlager
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:731-4. 2005
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  16. doi request reprint Olfactory dysfunction is associated with subjective memory complaints in community-dwelling elderly individuals
    Hamid R Sohrabi
    The School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    J Alzheimers Dis 17:135-42. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint 24-month effect of smoking cessation on cognitive function and brain structure in later life
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, WA, Australia
    Neuroimage 55:1480-9. 2011
    ..We completed this trial to determine if smoking cessation decreases the progression of cognitive decline in later life...
  18. ncbi request reprint 'Gotta be sit down and worked out together': views of Aboriginal caregivers and service providers on ways to improve dementia care for Aboriginal Australians
    Kate Smith
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, University of WA, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 11:1650. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to determine ways to overcome factors affecting the successful delivery of services to Aboriginal people with dementia living in remote communities, and to their families and communities...
  19. doi request reprint Awareness of cognitive deficits in older adults with cognitive-impairment-no-dementia (CIND): comparison with informant report
    Kathryn R Greenop
    Division of Population Sciences, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Center for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Subiaco, WA, Australia
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 25:24-33. 2011
    ..In addition, self-report of cognitive complaints may be at least as useful as informant report when screening community-dwelling older adults at risk of cognitive decline and dementia...
  20. doi request reprint Premorbid personality traits are associated with post-stroke behavioral and psychological symptoms: a three-month follow-up study in Perth, Western Australia
    Kathryn R Greenop
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:1063-71. 2009
    ..This study sought to investigate further the relationship between premorbid personality and a number of common post-stroke behavioral and psychological symptoms in a three-month follow-up study...
  21. pmc The fitness for the Ageing Brain Study II (FABS II): protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial evaluating the effect of physical activity on cognitive function in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Elizabeth V Cyarto
    National Ageing Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Trials 11:120. 2010
    ..This paper describes the background, objectives of the study, and an overview of the protocol including design, organization and data collection methods...
  22. doi request reprint Factors associated with dementia in Aboriginal Australians
    Kate Smith
    Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing M570, Centre for Health Research, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:888-93. 2010
    ..This study was designed to determine the demographic, lifestyle and clinical factors associated with dementia in Aboriginal Australians living in the Kimberley region of Western Australia...
  23. doi request reprint Socioeconomic disadvantage increases risk of prevalent and persistent depression in later life
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Affect Disord 138:322-31. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine the independent association between socioeconomic disadvantage and depression...
  24. doi request reprint The Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) study of aging: methodology and baseline characteristics of 1112 individuals recruited for a longitudinal study of Alzheimer's disease
    Kathryn A Ellis
    Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Aged Psychiatry Service, St George s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:672-87. 2009
    ..This paper describes the recruitment of the cohort and gives information about the study methodology, baseline demography, diagnoses, medical comorbidities, medication use, and cognitive function of the participants...
  25. ncbi request reprint Contribution of the MTHFR gene to the causal pathway for depression, anxiety and cognitive impairment in later life
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Neurobiol Aging 26:251-7. 2005
    ..These results indicate that, in isolation, the MTHFR C677T gene variation does not play an important role in the modulation of mood and cognitive performance in later life...
  26. pmc Dietary patterns are associated with cognition among older people with mild cognitive impairment
    Susan J Torres
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood 3125, Victoria, Australia
    Nutrients 4:1542-51. 2012
    ..55; 95% CI: 1.08-6.03); as assessed by the Cambridge Cognitive Examination. In a group of older people with MCI; a diet high in processed foods was associated with some level of cognitive impairment...
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint The relationship between memory complaints, perceived quality of life and mental health in apolipoprotein Eepsilon4 carriers and non-carriers
    Hamid R Sohrabi
    The School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, University of Western Australia, WA, Australia
    J Alzheimers Dis 17:69-79. 2009
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  29. ncbi request reprint Healthy mental ageing
    Leon Flicker
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Australia
    J Br Menopause Soc 12:92-6. 2006
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  30. doi request reprint Balance and mobility dysfunction and falls risk in older people with mild to moderate Alzheimer disease
    Plaiwan Suttanon
    Department of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:12-23. 2012
    ..This study aimed to identify the magnitude and type of balance and mobility impairments in people with Alzheimer disease by comparing their performance with that of older people without cognitive impairment...
  31. doi request reprint Cognitive and brain changes associated with ischaemic heart disease and heart failure
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, Australia
    Eur Heart J 33:1769-76. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine whether, compared with controls with and without IHD, adults with systolic HF show evidence of cognitive impairment and cerebral grey matter (GM) loss...
  32. ncbi request reprint Personality change in old age
    Nicola T Lautenschlager
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences and WA Centre for Health and Ageing, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 20:62-6. 2007
    ..The present short review summarizes some of the most important personality changes in older adults...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a smoking cessation intervention in older adults
    Robert J Tait
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Addiction 102:148-55. 2007
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  34. doi request reprint Smoking is associated with reduced cortical regional gray matter density in brain regions associated with incipient Alzheimer disease
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    Western Australia Centre for Health and Ageing, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:92-8. 2008
    ..The authors designed this study to determine if older people who smoke have decreased gray matter density in brain regions associated with incipient AD...
  35. pmc Factors associated with self and informant ratings of the quality of life of people with dementia living in care facilities: a cross sectional study
    Christopher Beer
    WA Centre for Health and Ageing, Centre for Medical Research, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e15621. 2010
    ..We undertook the present study to describe and determine the factors associated with ratings of the quality of life of a cohort of people with dementia living in a residential care facility...
  36. pmc Protocol for a randomized controlled trial evaluating the effect of physical activity on delaying the progression of white matter changes on MRI in older adults with memory complaints and mild cognitive impairment: the AIBL Active trial
    Elizabeth V Cyarto
    National Ageing Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:167. 2012
    ..The aim of AIBL Active is to determine whether a 24-month physical activity program can delay the progression of white matter changes on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  37. doi request reprint Brain and mood changes over 2 years in healthy controls and adults with heart failure and ischaemic heart disease
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:850-8. 2013
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  38. doi request reprint Feasibility, safety and preliminary evidence of the effectiveness of a home-based exercise programme for older people with Alzheimer's disease: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Plaiwan Suttanon
    1School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Rehabil 27:427-38. 2013
    ..Conclusions: The exercise programme was feasible and safe and may help improve balance and mobility performance and reduce falls risk in people with Alzheimer's disease...
  39. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and cognition in old age
    Nicola T Lautenschlager
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:190-3. 2006
    ..This paper critically reviews the evidence in support of the association between exercise and cognitive decline/dementia, as reported by cohort studies or clinical trials...
  40. doi request reprint Treatment fidelity and acceptability of a cognition-focused intervention for older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)
    Mandy R Vidovich
    Western Australia Centre for Health and Ageing, CMR, WAIMR, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:815-23. 2013
    ..Acceptability and fidelity assessments are an integral part of research, although few published trials comment on these processes in detail...
  41. ncbi request reprint Association between lifestyle factors and mental health measures among community-dwelling older women
    Kellie Cassidy
    School of Psychiatry, and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:940-7. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between potentially modifiable lifestyle factors and cognitive abilities/depressive symptoms in community-dwelling women aged 70 years and over...
  42. pmc Recruiting and retaining GPs and patients in intervention studies: the DEPS-GP project as a case study
    Michelle K Williamson
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:42. 2007
    ..The paper aims to outline experiences that may be of interest to others considering engaging GPs and/or their patients in primary care studies...
  43. ncbi request reprint Dementia associated with infectious diseases
    Osvaldo P Almeida
    University of Western Australia, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Mail Delivery Point M573, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:S65-77. 2005
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  44. ncbi request reprint Dementia associated with alcohol and other drug use
    Gary K Hulse
    School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:S109-27. 2005
    ..Health promotion programs designed to decrease tobacco smoking and "harmful" alcohol use (and possibly other drug use) may decrease the burden of cognitive impairment and perhaps dementia in later life...
  45. ncbi request reprint Common versus uncommon causes of dementia
    Nicola T Lautenschlager
    University of Western Australia, School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Mail Delivery Point M573, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 17:S27-34. 2005
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