Jerson Laks

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Affiliation: Rio de Janeiro
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Education does not equally influence all the Mini Mental State Examination subscales and items: inferences from a Brazilian community sample
    Jerson Laks
    Centre for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 32:223-30. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Absence of dementia in late-onset schizophrenia: a one year follow-up of a Brazilian case series
    Jerson Laks
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 64:946-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Peculiarities of geriatric psychiatry: a focus on aging and depression
    Jerson Laks
    Institute of Psychiatry of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    CNS Neurosci Ther 16:374-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of aripiprazole for psychosis and agitation in dementia
    Jerson Laks
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:335-40. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cognitive and functional impairment in community-dwelling elderly: importance of evaluating activities of daily living
    Jerson Laks
    Center for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:207-12. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Mini-Mental State Examination norms in a community-dwelling sample of elderly with low schooling in Brazil
    Jerson Laks
    Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:315-9. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Reports in pharmacological treatments in geriatric psychiatry: is there anything new or just adding to old evidence?
    Jerson Laks
    School of Medical Sciences, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Center for Alzheimer s Disease, Institute of Psychiatry, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:562-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Functional and motor response to low dose olanzapine in Huntington's disease: case report
    Jerson Laks
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Psychiatry Institute, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 62:1092-4. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint [Forensic psychiatry and human rights along the course of life: children, adolescents and elderly]
    Jerson Laks
    Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 28:S80-5. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Impaired abstract thinking may discriminate between normal aging and vascular mild cognitive impairment
    Felipe Kenji Sudo
    Psychiatry Institute, Federal University Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:179-84. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Education does not equally influence all the Mini Mental State Examination subscales and items: inferences from a Brazilian community sample
    Jerson Laks
    Centre for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 32:223-30. 2010
    ..However, items may behave differently with regards to education. The objective of this study was to examine the impact of education on MMSE subscales and items...
  2. ncbi request reprint Absence of dementia in late-onset schizophrenia: a one year follow-up of a Brazilian case series
    Jerson Laks
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 64:946-9. 2006
    ..Cognitive deficits of late-onset schizophrenia (LOS) patients have been reported as stable, although some prospective studies show that a sub-group develop a significant cognitive decline. Data on LOS from developing countries are scarce...
  3. ncbi request reprint Peculiarities of geriatric psychiatry: a focus on aging and depression
    Jerson Laks
    Institute of Psychiatry of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    CNS Neurosci Ther 16:374-9. 2010
    ..Some answers may be found in comorbidity issues, in white matter lesions, which are more common in the elderly, and in genetic factors that impact on the aging process...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of aripiprazole for psychosis and agitation in dementia
    Jerson Laks
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:335-40. 2006
    ..NPI scores showed a marked decrease in psychosis and agitation at week 4, and complete recovery at week 14, except for depression...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cognitive and functional impairment in community-dwelling elderly: importance of evaluating activities of daily living
    Jerson Laks
    Center for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:207-12. 2005
    ..Family/health professionals may recognize functional impairment more easily than cognitive impairment. Thus, the use in combination of cognitive and functional scales is important when screening for dementia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mini-Mental State Examination norms in a community-dwelling sample of elderly with low schooling in Brazil
    Jerson Laks
    Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:315-9. 2007
    ..81 (SD = 4.01) and the distribution was 15, 22, 24, and 27. These MMSE normative data may help improve the detection of cognitive impairment in Brazil, mainly in the primary clinical setting...
  7. doi request reprint Reports in pharmacological treatments in geriatric psychiatry: is there anything new or just adding to old evidence?
    Jerson Laks
    School of Medical Sciences, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Center for Alzheimer s Disease, Institute of Psychiatry, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 21:562-7. 2008
    ..Dementia and depression are serious causes of global impairment in the elderly. This review is aimed at finding pharmacological reports from 2007-2008 so as to examine whether new guidance is available to treat these patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Functional and motor response to low dose olanzapine in Huntington's disease: case report
    Jerson Laks
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Psychiatry Institute, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 62:1092-4. 2004
    ..The response to a low dose of olanzapine in HD may be an indicator of efficacy in similar cases. Further randomized controlled trials can properly assess these findings...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Forensic psychiatry and human rights along the course of life: children, adolescents and elderly]
    Jerson Laks
    Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 28:S80-5. 2006
    ..This is a critical review of minor and elder abuse that also presents and compares the Brazilian laws regarding the rights and responsibilities of elderly and minor subjects...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impaired abstract thinking may discriminate between normal aging and vascular mild cognitive impairment
    Felipe Kenji Sudo
    Psychiatry Institute, Federal University Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:179-84. 2010
    ..This cross-sectional study examines differences among healthy elderly controls and patients with vascular mild cognitive impairment (VaMCI) and vascular dementia (VaD) in performances on CAMCOG subscales...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cambridge Cognitive Examination: performance of healthy elderly Brazilians with low education levels
    Irene de Freitas Henriques Moreira
    Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 25:1774-80. 2009
    ..There was a significant difference in the CAMCOG quartiles according to education and age. This study provides normative data on the CAMCOG of elderly people with low educational levels which may be clinically useful...
  12. doi request reprint Effects of exercise on electroencephalographic mean frequency in depressed elderly subjects
    Heitor Silveira
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hsilveira hotmail com
    Neuropsychobiology 61:141-7. 2010
    ..An analysis of cortical activity by electroencephalogram (EEG) may show different patterns in depressed and normal individuals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Role of physical activity on the maintenance of cognition and activities of daily living in elderly with Alzheimer's disease
    Cynthia Arcoverde
    Laboratório de Neuropsiquiatria Geriátrica, Institute of Phychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 66:323-7. 2008
    ..The practice of physical activities has proved to be an efficient strategy in the improvement of independency and cognitive functions in the elderly with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Burnout in familial caregivers of patients with dementia
    Annibal Truzzi
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 34:405-12. 2012
    ..We aimed to investigate the associations between burnout dimensions and the caregivers' and patients' sociodemographic and clinical characteristics...
  15. doi request reprint Patterns of neuropsychiatric sub-syndromes in Brazilian and Norwegian patients with dementia
    Annibal Truzzi
    Centre for Alzheimer s Disease, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:228-35. 2013
    ..We aim at comparing the pattern of the NPS, and the factor analysis of the Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI-10) in two samples of outpatients with dementia living in Brazil and Norway...
  16. ncbi request reprint Awareness of disease in Alzheimer's dementia: description of a mild to moderate sample of patient and caregiver dyads in Brazil
    Marcia Dourado
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:733-44. 2007
    ..This study assessed awareness of disease of patient/caregiver dyads and the relationship between unawareness on various domains and sociodemographic variables among elderly Brazilians with Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  17. doi request reprint School attainment in childhood is an independent risk factor of dementia in late life: results from a Brazilian sample
    Ana Beatriz Costa Bezerra
    Centre for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:55-61. 2012
    ..This study sought to assess whether lower school performance in childhood is a risk factor for dementia in old age...
  18. doi request reprint EEG frontal asymmetry in the depressed and remitted elderly: is it related to the trait or to the state of depression?
    Alessandro Carvalho
    Center for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders CDA, Institute of Psychiatry IPUB, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 129:143-8. 2011
    ..Over the last 30 years, frontal EEG asymmetry has been investigated with regards to the study of emotion, motivation, and psychopathology...
  19. doi request reprint The effect of acute effort on EEG in healthy young and elderly subjects
    Helena Moraes
    Center for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, AV Vencesláu Brás, 72 F Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:67-75. 2011
    ..However, additional studies are necessary to further investigate the role of exercise intensity in these results...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Mini-mental state examination in community-dwelling elderly: preliminary data from Santo Antônio de Pádua, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil]
    Jerson Laks
    Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro, Campinas, SP, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 61:782-5. 2003
    ..To define mini-mental state examination (MMSE) global scores, by age and education in elderly in Santo Antônio de Pádua, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...
  21. doi request reprint Validation of Montgomery-Åsberg Rating Scale and Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia in Brazilian elderly patients
    Maria da Glória Portugal
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1291-8. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess the validity of Montgomery-Åsberg. Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) and Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia (CSDD) in Brazilian elderly outpatients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Health self-perception by dementia family caregivers: sociodemographic and clinical factors
    Letice Ericeira Valente
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Psychiatry Institute, Federal University Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:739-44. 2011
    ..Caring for a demented family member has been associated with burden. Studies concerning health self-perception of family caregivers are still scarce...
  23. doi request reprint Physical exercise and clinically depressed patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Heitor Silveira
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Neuropsychobiology 67:61-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this meta-analysis is to evaluate the effect of aerobic training and strength training as a treatment for depression in patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder...
  24. ncbi request reprint Binswanger's disease and quantitative fractional anisotropy
    Eliasz Engelhardt
    Instituto de Neurologia Deolindo Couto, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:179-84. 2009
    ..To study the integrity of the white matter in Binswanger's disease (BD) patients with quantitative fractional anisotropy (DTI-FA)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Frontal functions in depressed and nondepressed Parkinson's disease patients: impact of severity stages
    Cláudia Débora Silberman
    Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Psychiatry Res 149:285-9. 2007
    ..Neither depression nor the severity of the disease were determinant to the poorer performance on the Stroop and the Emotional Stroop tests...
  26. doi request reprint White matter hyperintensities, executive function and global cognitive performance in vascular mild cognitive impairment
    Felipe Kenji Sudo
    Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 71:431-6. 2013
    ..Vascular mild cognitive impairment (VaMCI) represents an early symptomatic stage of vascular cognitive impairment and might be associated to fronto-executive dysfunction...
  27. ncbi request reprint Treadmill training as an augmentation treatment for Alzheimer's disease: a pilot randomized controlled study
    Cynthia Arcoverde
    Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 72:190-6. 2014
    ..To assess the effect of aerobic exercise on the cognition and functional capacity in Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients...
  28. pmc Acute exercise improves cognition in the depressed elderly: the effect of dual-tasks
    Paulo Eduardo Vasques
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 66:1553-7. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the acute effect of physical exercise on the cognitive function of depressed elderly patients in a dual-task experiment...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Awareness of disease in dementia: preliminary results in patients with mild and moderate Alzheimer's disease]
    Marcia Dourado
    IPUB, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:114-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the presence and the level of awareness of disease in mild and moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Recognizing depression in patients with Parkinson's disease: accuracy and specificity of two depression rating scale
    Cláudia Débora Silberman
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease in Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rua Barata Ribeiro 774 407, 22051 000 Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 64:407-11. 2006
    ..This may help clinicians to recognize depression in PD...
  31. ncbi request reprint Topiramate may modulate alcohol abuse but not other compulsive behaviors in frontotemporal dementia: case report
    Marcelo Cruz
    Drug Abuse Research and Assistance Program, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Cogn Behav Neurol 21:104-6. 2008
    ..On the basis of the mechanism of action of topiramate, we discuss the possible specificity of action of topiramate to control abusive drinking, but not to treat other clinical symptoms of FTD...
  32. doi request reprint Exercise and mental health: many reasons to move
    Andrea Deslandes
    National School of Public Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Neuropsychobiology 59:191-8. 2009
    ..The overwhelming evidence present in the literature today suggests that exercise ensures successful brain functioning...
  33. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics in subcortical ischemic white matter disease
    Gilberto Sousa Alves
    Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 67:173-8. 2009
    ..Vascular white matter lesions (WML) represent one of the main neuroimage findings in individuals older than 65 years and its clinical significance is still partially understood...
  34. pmc Different patterns of white matter degeneration using multiple diffusion indices and volumetric data in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer patients
    Gilberto Sousa Alves
    Alzheimer s Disease Center Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 7:e52859. 2012
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Validation of the Brazilian brief version of the temperament auto-questionnaire TEMPS-A: the brief TEMPS-Rio de Janeiro
    Erica Woodruff
    Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, IPUB UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 134:65-76. 2011
    ..The main objective of the present study was to validate a brief Brazilian Portuguese version of TEMPS-A (brief TEMPS-Rio de Janeiro)...
  36. pmc Verbal fluency in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and major depression
    Narahyana Bom de Araujo
    Laboratory of Exercise, EEFD related Neuroscience, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 66:623-7. 2011
    ..To compare verbal fluency among Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and major depression and to assess the sociodemographic and clinical factors associated with the disease severity...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of Alzheimer's disease: recommendations and suggestions of the Scientific Department of Cognitive Neurology and Aging of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology]
    Eliasz Engelhardt
    Setor de Neurologia Cognitiva e do Comportamento, Instituto de Neurologia Deolindo Couto, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:1104-12. 2005
    ..Several levels of evidence and of recommendations and suggestions are used for the various proposed drugs, as well as for non-pharmacological treatment, underpinned by a wide national and international bibliographical review...
  38. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use among the elderly: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Valeska Marinho
    Instituto de Psiquiatria, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:2213-33. 2010
    ..A higher prevalence rate of tobacco use in males who live in higher income countries could be found, although additional evidence regarding elderly samples is still required...
  39. ncbi request reprint Alzheimer's disease and proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy of limbic regions: a suggestion of a clinical-spectroscopic staging
    Eliasz Engelhardt
    Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Instituto de Neurologia Deolindo Couto, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 63:195-200. 2005
    ..To compare magnetic resonance proton spectroscopic with clinical data and to propose a spectroscopic staging of Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological tests and driving in dementia: a review of the recent literature
    Marcia Thereza Silva
    Instituto de Psiquiatria do Rio de Janeiro IPUB, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 55:484-8. 2009
    ..Neuropsychological tests measure several aspects of cognition and are useful to evaluate elderly drivers with cognitive impairment. However, there is no consensus on a standard battery of tests that could accurately predict safe driving...
  41. doi request reprint Electroencephalographic frontal asymmetry and depressive symptoms in the elderly
    Andréa C Deslandes
    Center for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Biol Psychol 79:317-22. 2008
    ..The relationship between depression and frontal asymmetry was better observed in healthy elderly, where relatively greater left frontal activity was associated with less depressive symptoms...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Nutritional status in Alzheimer's disease]
    Jacqueline Machado
    Instituto de Nutrição, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJ
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 55:188-91. 2009
    ..To describe the nutritional status of elderly subjects with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease...
  43. pmc LRRK2 p.G2019S mutation is not common among Alzheimer's disease patients in Brazil
    Cíntia Barros Santos-Rebouças
    Departamento de Genetica, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Dis Markers 27:13-6. 2009
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease and geriatric depression: preliminary findings from Brazil
    Taylor Reis
    Institute of Psychiatry of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    CNS Neurosci Ther 18:524-9. 2012
    ..The present study involves patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD), geriatric major depressive disorder (MDD) and cognitively healthy controls aiming to compare baseline cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers...
  45. ncbi request reprint Awareness of disease in dementia: factor structure of the assessment scale of psychosocial impact of the diagnosis of dementia
    Marcia C N Dourado
    Center for Alzheimer s Disease, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Alzheimers Dis 41:947-56. 2014
    ..Further studies should explore the risk factors associated with different dimensions of awareness in dementia. ..
  46. ncbi request reprint Lower mortality rate in people with dementia is associated with better cognitive and functional performance in an outpatient cohort
    Carolina Verdan
    Centro de Doença de Alzheimer e Parkinson, Campos dos Goytacazes, RJ, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 72:278-82. 2014
    ..We describe a three-year experience with patients with dementia...
  47. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of frontotemporal lobar degeneration: systematic review
    Maria da Glória Portugal
    Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 33:81-90. 2011
    ..To identify the therapeutic options available for treatment of cognitive and behavioral symptoms in frontotemporal lobar degeneration...
  48. ncbi request reprint Association of education and cognitive status in Brazilian elderly institutionalized patients with schizophrenia
    Ursula Vega
    Schizophr Res 78:107-9. 2005
  49. ncbi request reprint [Brief cognitive evaluation and diagnosis of dementia, depression, and psychosis in the elderly]
    Bruno Netto dos Reys
    Centro para Doença de Alzheimer, Instituto de Psiquiatria, UFRJ
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 52:401-4. 2006
    ..To evaluate the cognitive performance of the elderly with psychosis, depression and dementia in a mental health outpatient unit...
  50. ncbi request reprint [Neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementias: preliminary report of a prospective outpatient evaluation in Brazil]
    Ursula Maria Vega
    Instituto de Psiquiatria da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 65:498-502. 2007
    ..Psychotic symptoms had negative effects on daily activities of outpatients and were associated with functional decline...
  51. ncbi request reprint Alcohol abuse in an elderly woman taking donepezil for Alzheimer disease
    Valeska Marinho
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 26:683-5. 2006