Soo Borson

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dementia Services Mini-Screen: A Simple Method to Identify Patients and Caregivers in Need of Enhanced Dementia Care Services
    Soo Borson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:746-55. 2014
  2. pmc Comorbidity in aging and dementia: scales differ, and the difference matters
    Soo Borson
    Alzheimer s Disease Research Center Satellite, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195 6560, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:999-1006. 2010
  3. pmc Cognition, aging, and disabilities: conceptual issues
    Soo Borson
    Memory Disorders Program, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356560, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 21:375-82. 2010
  4. pmc Growth hormone-releasing hormone effects on brain γ-aminobutyric acid levels in mild cognitive impairment and healthy aging
    Seth D Friedman
    Department of Radiology, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    JAMA Neurol 70:883-90. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Improving identification of cognitive impairment in primary care
    Soo Borson
    Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:349-55. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment, chronic disease burden, and functional disability: a population study of older Italians
    James M Scanlan
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:716-24. 2007
  7. pmc Should older adults be screened for cognitive impairment?
    Soo Borson
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    MedGenMed 6:30. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Simplifying detection of cognitive impairment: comparison of the Mini-Cog and Mini-Mental State Examination in a multiethnic sample
    Soo Borson
    Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:871-4. 2005
  9. pmc Implementing routine cognitive screening of older adults in primary care: process and impact on physician behavior
    Soo Borson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Campus Box 356560, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:811-7. 2007
  10. pmc Modeling the impact of COPD on the brain
    Soo Borson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:429-34. 2008

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Dementia Services Mini-Screen: A Simple Method to Identify Patients and Caregivers in Need of Enhanced Dementia Care Services
    Soo Borson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:746-55. 2014
    ..We explored whether dementia-specific service needs and gaps for patients and caregivers could be predicted by simple information readily captured in routine care settings...
  2. pmc Comorbidity in aging and dementia: scales differ, and the difference matters
    Soo Borson
    Alzheimer s Disease Research Center Satellite, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195 6560, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:999-1006. 2010
    ..Accurate assessment of the effect of dementia on healthcare utilization and costs requires separation of the effects of comorbid conditions, often poorly accounted for in existing claims-based studies...
  3. pmc Cognition, aging, and disabilities: conceptual issues
    Soo Borson
    Memory Disorders Program, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356560, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 21:375-82. 2010
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  4. pmc Growth hormone-releasing hormone effects on brain γ-aminobutyric acid levels in mild cognitive impairment and healthy aging
    Seth D Friedman
    Department of Radiology, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    JAMA Neurol 70:883-90. 2013
    ..Growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) has been previously shown to have cognition-enhancing effects. The role of neurotransmitter changes, measured by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy, may inform the mechanisms for this response...
  5. ncbi request reprint Improving identification of cognitive impairment in primary care
    Soo Borson
    Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:349-55. 2006
    ..To compare the relative level and predictors of accuracy of a brief cognitive screen, the Mini-Cog, with spontaneous detection of cognitive impairment by subjects' primary care physicians...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment, chronic disease burden, and functional disability: a population study of older Italians
    James M Scanlan
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:716-24. 2007
    ..To evaluate associations of cognitive impairment and disease burden with disability in an elderly population...
  7. pmc Should older adults be screened for cognitive impairment?
    Soo Borson
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    MedGenMed 6:30. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Simplifying detection of cognitive impairment: comparison of the Mini-Cog and Mini-Mental State Examination in a multiethnic sample
    Soo Borson
    Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:871-4. 2005
    ..To compare detection of cognitive impairment using the Mini-Cog and Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and to identify sociodemographic variables that influence detection in an ethnoculturally diverse sample...
  9. pmc Implementing routine cognitive screening of older adults in primary care: process and impact on physician behavior
    Soo Borson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Campus Box 356560, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:811-7. 2007
    ..Early detection of cognitive impairment is a goal of high-quality geriatric medical care, but new approaches are needed to reduce rates of missed cases...
  10. pmc Modeling the impact of COPD on the brain
    Soo Borson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 3:429-34. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Brief screening tests for dementia
    Wendy J Lorentz
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 47:723-33. 2002
    ..To compare brief dementia screening tests as candidates for routine use in primary care practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint The Mini-Cog as a screen for dementia: validation in a population-based sample
    Soo Borson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1451-4. 2003
    ..To test the Mini-Cog, a brief cognitive screening test, in an epidemiological study of dementia in older Americans...
  13. pmc Time that tells: critical clock-drawing errors for dementia screening
    Mary C Lessig
    Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, U S A
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:459-70. 2008
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  14. pmc The association of age, pain, and fatigue with physical functioning and depressive symptoms in persons with spinal cord injury
    Kevin N Alschuler
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 36:483-91. 2013
    ..To describe the relationship of pain and fatigue with physical and psychological functioning in adults with spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  15. doi request reprint The disappearing subject: exclusion of people with cognitive impairment and dementia from geriatrics research
    Janelle S Taylor
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:413-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate exclusion of persons with cognitive impairment from research in geriatrics by determining its frequency, method, and rationale and treatment in the resulting publications...
  16. doi request reprint A pilot study to assess cognition and pillbox fill accuracy by community-dwelling older adults
    Annie Y Lam
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    Consult Pharm 26:256-63. 2011
    ..To assess pillbox fill accuracy and cognition among community-dwelling older adults...
  17. pmc Improving dementia care: the role of screening and detection of cognitive impairment
    Soo Borson
    Memory Disorders Clinic and Dementia Health Services, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 9:151-9. 2013
    ..In conference, the workgroup developed 10 recommendations for realizing the national policy goals of early detection as the first step in improving clinical care and ensuring proactive, patient-centered management of dementia...
  18. pmc Antidepressant use, depressive symptoms, and incident frailty in women aged 65 and older from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    Susan L Lakey
    Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washingtin, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:854-61. 2012
    ..To examine the associations between depressive symptoms, antidepressant use, and duration of use with incident frailty 3 years later in nonfrail women aged 65 and older...
  19. pmc Association of incident dementia with hospitalizations
    Elizabeth A Phelan
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    JAMA 307:165-72. 2012
    ..New evidence is needed to determine whether some admissions of persons with dementia might be potentially preventable...
  20. ncbi request reprint The relationship between anticholinergic medications and Mini-Cog scores in older adults receiving home health care
    Susan L Lakey
    University of Washington School of Pharmacy, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Consult Pharm 24:673-80. 2009
    ..To describe anticholinergic use patterns in older adult home health recipients and examine their relationship to evidence of cognitive impairment...
  21. pmc Effects of growth hormone–releasing hormone on cognitive function in adults with mild cognitive impairment and healthy older adults: results of a controlled trial
    Laura D Baker
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, University of Washington School of Medicine, USA
    Arch Neurol 69:1420-9. 2012
    ..Previously, we reported favorable cognitive effects of short-term GHRH administration in healthy older adults and provided preliminary evidence to suggest a similar benefit in adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)...
  22. doi request reprint Does caring for a spouse with dementia promote cognitive decline? A hypothesis and proposed mechanisms
    Peter P Vitaliano
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:900-8. 2011
    ..To discuss why spouse caregivers (CGs) of people with dementia may be at higher risk for cognitive problems and decline than demographically similar people not caring for a spouse with dementia (noncaregivers; NCGs)...
  23. doi request reprint The future of financing for long-term care: the Own Your Future campaign
    Michiko Iwasaki
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 22:379-93. 2010
    ..These possible barriers to the purchase of LTC insurance suggest targets to be addressed by policy makers seeking to find ways to offset the public costs of LTC...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cooperative dementia care clinics: A new model for managing cognitively impaired patients
    Mary Lessig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1937-42. 2006
    ..Formal service intervention trials to evaluate the generalizability and comparative effectiveness and economic viability of this model versus usual care are an appropriate next step...
  25. pmc Neuroimaging in the clinical diagnosis of dementia: observations from a memory disorders clinic
    Paul R Borghesani
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1453-8. 2010
    ..To determine how often neuroimaging confirms, clarifies, or contradicts initial diagnoses of late-life cognitive disorders...
  26. doi request reprint Assessment of older adults' knowledge of and preferences for medication management tools and support systems
    Susan L Lakey
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 43:1011-9. 2009
    ..A variety of strategies are available to assist older adults who have difficulties managing medications. Little is known about older adults' knowledge of or willingness to use these strategies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Combined heart rate variability and pulse oximetry biofeedback for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: preliminary findings
    Nicholas D Giardino
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 29:121-33. 2004
    ..We conclude that our intervention is feasible for patients with COPD and that further research using a randomized controlled design is warranted...
  28. doi request reprint Consultancies: a model for interdisciplinary training and mentoring of junior faculty investigators
    Julia L Herbert
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    Acad Med 86:866-71. 2011
    ..Their responses suggest that the consultancy format may stimulate the formation of new interdisciplinary mentoring relationships and foster cross-disciplinary collaborations...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparing clock tests for dementia screening: naïve judgments vs formal systems--what is optimal?
    James M Scanlan
    Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 6560, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:14-21. 2002
    ..Clock drawing tests (CDTs) vary in format, scoring, and complexity. Herein, we compared the dementia screening performance of seven CDT scoring systems and the judgements of untrained raters...