Michael A Rapp

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Affiliation: Humboldt University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Cortical neuritic plaques and hippocampal neurofibrillary tangles are related to dementia severity in elderly schizophrenia patients
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10128, USA
    Schizophr Res 116:90-6. 2010
  2. doi request reprint [Pharmacotherapy of neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia in nursing homes: a comparison of service provision by psychiatric outpatient clinics and primary care psychiatrists]
    Michael A Rapp
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin
    Psychiatr Prax 37:196-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Depression predicts mortality in the young old, but not in the oldest old: results from the Berlin Aging Study
    Michael A Rapp
    Geriatric Psychiatry Center, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:844-52. 2008
  4. pmc Cognitive decline in patients with dementia as a function of depression
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:357-63. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Increased neurofibrillary tangles in patients with Alzheimer disease with comorbid depression
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:168-74. 2008
  6. doi request reprint [The importance of depressive syndromes for incipient Alzheimer-type dementia in advanced age]
    M A Rapp
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Deutschland
    Nervenarzt 82:1140-4. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased hippocampal plaques and tangles in patients with Alzheimer disease with a lifetime history of major depression
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:161-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Premorbid intra-individual variability in intellectual performance and risk for schizophrenia: a population-based study
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Schizophr Res 85:49-57. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Correlates of agitation and depression in nursing home residents with dementia
    Tomislav Majic
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medicine, Campus Mitte, Hospital St Hedwig, Berlin, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1779-89. 2012
  10. pmc The pharmacotherapy of neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia: a cross-sectional study in 18 homes for the elderly in Berlin
    Tomislav Majic
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 107:320-7. 2010

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Publications28

  1. pmc Cortical neuritic plaques and hippocampal neurofibrillary tangles are related to dementia severity in elderly schizophrenia patients
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10128, USA
    Schizophr Res 116:90-6. 2010
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  2. doi request reprint [Pharmacotherapy of neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia in nursing homes: a comparison of service provision by psychiatric outpatient clinics and primary care psychiatrists]
    Michael A Rapp
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin
    Psychiatr Prax 37:196-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to test whether the severity and pharmacotherapy differed in patients treated by outpatient clinics at psychiatric hospitals, as compared to primary care specialists...
  3. doi request reprint Depression predicts mortality in the young old, but not in the oldest old: results from the Berlin Aging Study
    Michael A Rapp
    Geriatric Psychiatry Center, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:844-52. 2008
    ..This study is concerned with the depression-mortality association in old and very old age...
  4. pmc Cognitive decline in patients with dementia as a function of depression
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:357-63. 2011
    ..The authors tested the hypothesis that decline in cognitive function over time is more pronounced in patients with dementia with comorbid depression, when compared with patients with dementia without depression history...
  5. doi request reprint Increased neurofibrillary tangles in patients with Alzheimer disease with comorbid depression
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:168-74. 2008
    ..The authors tested the hypothesis that neuritic plaques and neurofibrillary tangles are more pronounced in the brains of patients with AD with comorbid depression as compared with patients with AD without depression...
  6. doi request reprint [The importance of depressive syndromes for incipient Alzheimer-type dementia in advanced age]
    M A Rapp
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Deutschland
    Nervenarzt 82:1140-4. 2011
    ..The findings summarized in this review underline the central importance of depressive disorders for the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders in later life...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased hippocampal plaques and tangles in patients with Alzheimer disease with a lifetime history of major depression
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:161-7. 2006
    ..Although there is increasing evidence that major depression may interact with neuropathological processes in AD, there have been no studies of neuropathological changes in AD as a function of history of major depression...
  8. ncbi request reprint Premorbid intra-individual variability in intellectual performance and risk for schizophrenia: a population-based study
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Schizophr Res 85:49-57. 2006
    ..We examined the association between intra-individual variability in intellectual performance and risk for schizophrenia in individuals with normal IQ...
  9. doi request reprint Correlates of agitation and depression in nursing home residents with dementia
    Tomislav Majic
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medicine, Campus Mitte, Hospital St Hedwig, Berlin, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1779-89. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between dementia severity, age, gender, and prescription of psychotropics, and syndromes of agitation and depression in a sample of nursing home residents with dementia...
  10. pmc The pharmacotherapy of neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia: a cross-sectional study in 18 homes for the elderly in Berlin
    Tomislav Majic
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 107:320-7. 2010
    ..International guidelines recommend syndrome-specific pharmacotherapy. We studied the question whether drug-prescribing practices are, in fact, syndrome-specific...
  11. pmc The MMSE orientation for time domain is a strong predictor of subsequent cognitive decline in the elderly
    Elizabeth Guerrero-Berroa
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1429-37. 2009
    ..However, little is known about the relationship of performance in specific cognitive domains to subsequent overall decline...
  12. doi request reprint Agitation in nursing home residents with dementia (VIDEANT trial): effects of a cluster-randomized, controlled, guideline implementation trial
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany Social and Preventive Medicine, Department of Health and Sports Sciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany Electronic address
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:690-5. 2013
    ..To test the effect of a complex guideline-based intervention on agitation and psychotropic prescriptions...
  13. doi request reprint [How Can we provide better services for demented nursing home residents suffering from apathy?]
    Yvonne Treusch
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin
    Psychiatr Prax 37:84-8. 2010
    ..The development of a brief intervention for nursing home residents combining physical activation and reminiscence therapy in order to reactivating apathic residents and increasing their quality of life will be described...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological differences between late-onset and recurrent geriatric major depression
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, Box 1230, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:691-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore differences in neuropsychological function, symptoms, and cardiovascular comorbidity between patients with late-onset and recurrent geriatric major depression...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relationship of neuropsychological performance to functional status in nursing home residents and community-dwelling older adults
    Michael A Rapp
    Dept of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, Box 1240, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:450-9. 2005
    ..The authors examined the association between neuropsychological tests of executive functioning and episodic memory and functional disability in nursing home residents versus community-dwelling older adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Elaboration on premorbid intellectual performance in schizophrenia: premorbid intellectual decline and risk for schizophrenia
    Abraham Reichenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 62:1297-304. 2005
    ..However, it is not clear whether this below-average premorbid intelligence is stable or progressive...
  17. doi request reprint Working memory load-dependent brain response predicts behavioral training gains in older adults
    Stephan Heinzel
    Department of Psychology, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, D 12489 Berlin, Germany, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, D 10117 Berlin, Germany, Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Potsdam, D 14469 Potsdam, Germany, and Cluster of Excellence NeuroCure, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, D 10117 Berlin, Germany
    J Neurosci 34:1224-33. 2014
    ..e., increasing activation with increasing WM load) of a WM-related network predict plasticity of the WM system, whereas WM training may specifically increase neural efficiency in older adults. ..
  18. doi request reprint Adjunct treatment with levodopa in a patient with dementia with Lewy bodies, delusions and severe neuroleptic hypersensitivity syndrome
    Tomislav Majic
    Department of Psychiatry, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Campus Charite Mitte, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:678-9. 2010
    ..After treating the patient with levodopa and clozapine, these symptoms remitted...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adaptive task prioritization in aging: selective resource allocation to postural control is preserved in Alzheimer disease
    Michael A Rapp
    Center for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:52-61. 2006
    ..g., postural control). This study investigated whether such models also hold for pathologic cognitive aging...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cross-domain variability of cognitive performance in very old nursing home residents and community dwellers: relationship to functional status
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Gerontology 51:206-12. 2005
    ..Recent evidence suggests that cross-domain variability in cognition may be related to subsequent cognitive decline beyond mean performance levels in cognitive tasks...
  21. doi request reprint [Psychotherapy with traumatised migrants from Turkey: taking into account cultural factors]
    Meryam Schouler-Ocak
    Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik der Charité im St Hedwig Krankenhaus, Grosse Hamburger Strasse 5 11, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 58:169-75. 2008
    ..The influence of culture-specific factors on trauma-focussed psychotherapy is being discussed...
  22. doi request reprint Animal-assisted therapy and agitation and depression in nursing home residents with dementia: a matched case-control trial
    Tomislav Majic
    Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medicine, Campus Mitte, Hospital St Hedwig, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1052-9. 2013
    ..Previous studies have indicated that AAT has beneficial effects on neuropsychiatric symptoms in various psychiatric disorders but few studies have investigated the efficacy of AAT in patients suffering from dementia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Attention and executive control predict Alzheimer disease in late life: results from the Berlin Aging Study (BASE)
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, Box 1240, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:134-41. 2005
    ..Following theoretical models of neuropsychological processes before AD onset, the authors examined the predictive value of attention and executive function in the preclinical phase of AD in old age...
  24. ncbi request reprint Definitions and distinctions among depressive syndromes and symptoms: implications for a better understanding of the depression-cardiovascular disease association
    Karina W Davidson
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:S6-9. 2005
    ..We provide an overview of definitions and possible assessment of depression, and we discuss key assessment distinctions...
  25. pmc Persistent depressive symptoms after acute coronary syndrome are associated with compromised white matter integrity in the anterior cingulate: a pilot study
    Michael A Rapp
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA michael rapp charite de
    Psychother Psychosom 79:149-55. 2010
    ..However, the neurobiological correlates of post-ACS depressive symptoms have not yet been studied...
  26. doi request reprint Working memory training improvements and gains in non-trained cognitive tasks in young and older adults
    Stephan Heinzel
    a Geriatric Psychiatry Center, Psychiatric University Hospital St Hedwig, Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 21:146-73. 2014
    ..Results suggest that working memory training may be a beneficial intervention for maintaining and improving cognitive functioning in old age...
  27. doi request reprint Decline in prefrontal catecholamine synthesis explains age-related changes in cognitive speed beyond regional grey matter atrophy
    Jan Kalbitzer
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39:1462-6. 2012
    ..Age-related decline in cognitive speed has been associated with prefrontal dopamine D1 receptor availability, but the contribution of presynaptic dopamine and noradrenaline innervation to age-related changes in cognition is unknown...
  28. doi request reprint Cultural factors in the diagnosis and treatment of traumatised migrant patients from Turkey
    Meryam Schouler-Ocak
    Psychiatric University Hospital St Hedwig, Charite, Berlin, Germany
    Transcult Psychiatry 45:652-70. 2008
    ..In the following paper, we consider the unique aspects of trauma-focused psychotherapy in patients with a history of migration. We discuss a variety of culture-specific factors with the help of two case histories...