Armin von Gunten

Summary

Affiliation: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A longitudinal study on delirium in nursing homes
    Armin von Gunten
    Service of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Lausanne University Hospital, Prilly Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:963-72. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Clock-drawing test performance in the normal elderly and its dependence on age and education
    Armin von Gunten
    Service Universitaire, Departement de Psychiatrie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Neurol 60:73-8. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Subtle imitation behaviour in convenience samples of normal, demented, and currently depressed elderly subjects
    Armin von Gunten
    Service of Old Age Psychiatry of the Department of Psychiatry CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:568-73. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint [The differential diagnosis of cognitive disorders in general practice: dementia and delirium]
    Armin von Gunten
    Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l Age Avancé, Departement de Psychiatrie, CHUV, Prilly
    Rev Med Suisse 3:389-90, 392, 394-5. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Vocally disruptive behavior in the elderly: a systematic review
    Armin von Gunten
    Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l Age Avancé SUPAA, Prilly, Switzerland
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:653-72. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The impact of personality characteristics on the clinical expression in neurodegenerative disorders--a review
    Armin von Gunten
    Consultation de la Mémoire, Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l Age Avancé, Departement de Psychiatrie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Brain Res Bull 80:179-91. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Delirium upon admission to Swiss nursing homes: a cross-sectional study
    Armin von Gunten
    Service of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Prilly, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 140:376-81. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Vocally disruptive behavior (VDB) in the institutionalized elderly: a naturalistic multiple case report
    Armin von Gunten
    Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l Age Avancé SUPAA, Département de Psychiatrie CHUV, rte du Mont, 1008 Prilly VD, Switzerland
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:e110-6. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Abnormal sensitivity to negative feedback in late-life depression
    Armin von Gunten
    Service of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Prilly Lausanne, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 65:333-40. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The "Protocole d'Examen Cognitif de la Personne Agée - Lausanne" (PECPA-L): a cognitive assessment tool for the French-speaking elderly in Switzerland
    A von Gunten
    Consultation de la Mémoire, Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l Age Avancé SUPAA, Département de Psychiatrie du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Neurol 55:22-30. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint A longitudinal study on delirium in nursing homes
    Armin von Gunten
    Service of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Lausanne University Hospital, Prilly Lausanne, Switzerland Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:963-72. 2013
    ..To investigate the evolution of delirium of nursing home (NH) residents and their possible predictors...
  2. doi request reprint Clock-drawing test performance in the normal elderly and its dependence on age and education
    Armin von Gunten
    Service Universitaire, Departement de Psychiatrie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Neurol 60:73-8. 2008
    ..The main objective was to assess the relative frequency and types of errors on the clock-drawing test (CDT) in normal elderly subjects, and the dependence of their CDT performance upon their age and education...
  3. ncbi request reprint Subtle imitation behaviour in convenience samples of normal, demented, and currently depressed elderly subjects
    Armin von Gunten
    Service of Old Age Psychiatry of the Department of Psychiatry CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:568-73. 2007
    ..The clinical significance of imitation behaviour (IB) is unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of subtle naïve and obstinate IB in convenience samples of normal elderly, demented, and depressed subjects...
  4. ncbi request reprint [The differential diagnosis of cognitive disorders in general practice: dementia and delirium]
    Armin von Gunten
    Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l Age Avancé, Departement de Psychiatrie, CHUV, Prilly
    Rev Med Suisse 3:389-90, 392, 394-5. 2007
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Vocally disruptive behavior in the elderly: a systematic review
    Armin von Gunten
    Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l Age Avancé SUPAA, Prilly, Switzerland
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:653-72. 2008
    ..It may occur in as many as 40% of nursing home residents. This study is a review of the existing literature on this condition...
  6. doi request reprint The impact of personality characteristics on the clinical expression in neurodegenerative disorders--a review
    Armin von Gunten
    Consultation de la Mémoire, Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l Age Avancé, Departement de Psychiatrie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Brain Res Bull 80:179-91. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Delirium upon admission to Swiss nursing homes: a cross-sectional study
    Armin von Gunten
    Service of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Prilly, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 140:376-81. 2010
    ..We wished to investigate the prevalence of delirium in patients upon admission to nursing homes and whether or not the previous place of residence predicts delirium...
  8. doi request reprint Vocally disruptive behavior (VDB) in the institutionalized elderly: a naturalistic multiple case report
    Armin von Gunten
    Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l Age Avancé SUPAA, Département de Psychiatrie CHUV, rte du Mont, 1008 Prilly VD, Switzerland
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:e110-6. 2011
    ..Premorbid psychiatric and personality disorders or traits are likely candidates to be entered into the etiopathogenic equation of VDB and set a new frame for approaches used to treat these underlying disorders...
  9. doi request reprint Abnormal sensitivity to negative feedback in late-life depression
    Armin von Gunten
    Service of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Prilly Lausanne, Switzerland
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 65:333-40. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to probe sensitivity to potentially misleading negative feedback on cognitive tasks as a possible mechanism of cognitive impairment in elderly patients with mild depression...
  10. ncbi request reprint The "Protocole d'Examen Cognitif de la Personne Agée - Lausanne" (PECPA-L): a cognitive assessment tool for the French-speaking elderly in Switzerland
    A von Gunten
    Consultation de la Mémoire, Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l Age Avancé SUPAA, Département de Psychiatrie du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Neurol 55:22-30. 2006
    ..The main objective of this study was to validate and normalize, in the French-speaking population of Switzerland, an empirically derived structured cognitive assessment scale for the elderly...
  11. ncbi request reprint Neural substrates of cognitive and behavioral deficits in atypical Alzheimer's disease
    Armin von Gunten
    Division of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry CHUV, Prilly Lausanne, Switzerland
    Brain Res Rev 51:176-211. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Morphological substrates of cognitive decline in nonagenarians and centenarians: a new paradigm?
    Anouk Imhof
    Department of Psychiatry, HUG, Belle Idee, University of Geneva School of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neurol Sci 257:72-9. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impact of neuronal pathology in the entorhinal cortex and CA1 field in Alzheimer's disease
    Armin von Gunten
    Service of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Lausanne School of Medicine, 1008 Prilly, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurobiol Aging 27:270-7. 2006
    ..Moreover, they show that less than 50% of the cognitive variability may be attributable to AD neuronal pathology in these areas...
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessing the cognitive impact of Alzheimer disease pathology and vascular burden in the aging brain: the Geneva experience
    Panteleimon Giannakopoulos
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Geneva School of Medicine, 1225 Chene Bourg, Geneva, Switzerland
    Acta Neuropathol 113:1-12. 2007
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  15. doi request reprint Pathological substrates of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease
    Panteleimon Giannakopoulos
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Geneva School of Medicine, Chene Bourg, Geneva, Switzerland
    Front Neurol Neurosci 24:20-9. 2009
    ..The present review discusses the complex structure/function relationships in brain aging and AD within the theoretical framework of the functional neuropathology of brain aging...
  16. doi request reprint Relationship of CYP2D6, CYP3A, POR, and ABCB1 genotypes with galantamine plasma concentrations
    Muriel Noetzli
    Unit of Pharmacogenetics and Clinical Psychopharmacology, Centre for Psychiatric Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Lausanne, Prilly Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ther Drug Monit 35:270-5. 2013
    ..We aimed to study the relationship between genetic variants influencing the activity of these enzymes and transporters with galantamine steady state plasma concentrations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Environmental reduplicative paramnesia in a case of atypical Alzheimer's disease
    Armin von Gunten
    Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l Age Avancé, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vandois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Neurocase 11:216-26. 2005
    ..These findings are compared to those reported in frontal and frontotemporal variants of AD and discussed in the light of current anatomoclinical models for environmental RP...
  18. pmc Demyelination in mild cognitive impairment suggests progression path to Alzheimer's disease
    Cristian Carmeli
    LREN, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e72759. 2013
    ..In vivo staging of preclinical AD can be developed in terms of WM/GM demyelination. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Personality changes in patients with beginning Alzheimer disease
    Cornelia Pocnet
    Service of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Can J Psychiatry 56:408-17. 2011
    ..We compared both current personality characteristics using structured interviews as well as current and previous personality traits as assessed by proxies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and demographic determinants of dementia in depressed patients with subjective memory complaints
    Armin von Gunten
    Service of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Neurol 54:154-8. 2005
    ..However, not all such patients have cognitive decline. The aim of this longitudinal study was to identify possible clinical determinants of progressive deterioration in depressed elderly patients with SMC...
  21. doi request reprint Personality traits and behavioral and psychological symptoms in patients at an early stage of Alzheimer's disease
    Cornelia Pocnet
    Service of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Lausanne University Hospital, Prilly Lausanne, Switzerland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:276-83. 2013
    ..Focusing on individual personality structure, we explored the relationship between premorbid personality and its changes over 5 years, and BPS in patients at an early stage of AD...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Cognitive impairment in elderly patients: what to do in primary care?]
    Florence Brulhart Gremaud
    Departement de Medecine, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 9:2029-33. 2013
    ..Unclear situations benefit from an assessment in a memory clinic...
  23. ncbi request reprint Stereologic analysis of hippocampal Alzheimer's disease pathology in the oldest-old: evidence for sparing of the entorhinal cortex and CA1 field
    Armin von Gunten
    Service of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Lausanne School of Medicine, 1008 Prilly, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Exp Neurol 193:198-206. 2005
    ..They also suggest that dementia in extreme aging depends more on the damage of hippocampal subdivisions commonly less affected than on severe NFT formation and neuronal loss in the CA1 field and entorhinal cortex...
  24. doi request reprint An exploratory study on facial emotion recognition capacity in beginning Alzheimer's disease
    Marzanna Wiechetek Ostos
    Consultation de la Mémoire, Departement de Psychiatrie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Neurol 65:361-7. 2011
    ..It was the aim of this study to investigate facial emotion recognition (FER) in the elderly with cognitive impairment...
  25. doi request reprint Cognition and psychopathology in nonagenarians and centenarians living in geriatric nursing homes in Switzerland: a focus on anosognosia
    Jean Frédéric Mall
    Service of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, Prilly Lausanne, Switzerland
    Psychogeriatrics 14:55-62. 2014
    ..Very little is known about psychiatric symptoms and cognitive abilities other than memory in this population. This exploratory study focuses on anosognosia and its relationship with common psychiatric and cognitive symptoms...
  26. doi request reprint Population pharmacokinetic study of memantine: effects of clinical and genetic factors
    Muriel Noetzli
    Unit of Pharmacogenetics and Clinical Psychopharmacology, Centre for Psychiatric Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Hospital of Cery, University Hospital Lausanne, 1008 Prilly Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Pharmacokinet 52:211-23. 2013
    ..Considerable inter-individual variability in plasma concentrations has been reported. We aimed to investigate clinical and genetic factors influencing memantine disposition...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Preventive approaches to dementia]
    Stephan Eyer
    Department de Medecine, CHUV, Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 6:2141-5. 2010
    ..Cognitive training and physical activity seem promising. This paper describes recent studies that assessed the benefits of preventive strategies in the domain of dementia, especially in Alzheimer's disease...
  28. doi request reprint Delineating dementia with lewy bodies: can magnetic resonance imaging help?
    Armin von Gunten
    Service de Psychiatrie de l Age Avancé, Departement de Psychiatrie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and University of Lausanne, Prilly, Switzerland
    Front Neurol Neurosci 24:126-34. 2009
    ..However, in order to become accepted as part of standard care, these techniques must still prove their effectiveness under routine conditions such as those encountered by the general practitioner...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hippocampal volume and subjective memory impairment in depressed patients
    Armin von Gunten
    Service universitaire de psychogériatrie, Route du Mont, 1008 Prilly, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Psychiatry 19:438-40. 2004
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  30. ncbi request reprint [The elderly and driving in the canton of Vaud]
    Armin von Gunten
    Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l Age Avancé SUPAA, rte du Mont, 1008 Prilly
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 123:691-5. 2003
    ..Ideally, a preventive approach initiated long before old age might help decrease the frequency of the old driver's dilemma...
  31. ncbi request reprint Environmental reduplicative paramnesia in a case of atypical Alzheimer's disease
    Armin von Gunten
    J Neurol 251:750-2. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of Alzheimer's disease: clinicians's lecture]
    Sabine Joray
    Rev Med Suisse 2:307. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Stereologic analysis of microvascular morphology in the elderly: Alzheimer disease pathology and cognitive status
    Constantin Bouras
    Departments of Psychiatry, HUG Belle Idée, University of Geneva School of Medicine, Switzerland
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 65:235-44. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint [Dementia syndrome of affective and psychotic origin in the elderly: illustration with clinical cases]
    Armin von Gunten
    Hôpital psychogériatrique, Service universitaire de psychogériatrie, rte du Mont, 1008 Prilly
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 122:85-9. 2002
    ....