Jen Ping Hwang

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Affiliation: Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Country: Taiwan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cortical and subcortical abnormalities in late-onset depression with history of suicide attempts investigated with MRI and voxel-based morphometry
    Jen Ping Hwang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 23:171-84. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint The Val66Met polymorphism of the brain-derived neurotrophic-factor gene is associated with geriatric depression
    Jen Ping Hwang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No 201, Shih Pai Road, Sec 2, 11217 Taipei, Taiwan
    Neurobiol Aging 27:1834-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of APOE genetic polymorphism with cognitive function and suicide history in geriatric depression
    Jen Ping Hwang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 22:334-8. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Association of MTHFR C677T polymorphism with loneliness but not depression in cognitively normal elderly males
    Wen Hsuan Lan
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neurosci Lett 521:88-91. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and neuropsychiatric correlates of EEG dynamic complexity in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Albert C Yang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Division of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Center for Dynamical Biomarkers and Translational Medicine, National Central University, Chungli, Taiwan
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 47:52-61. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical and phenomenological comparisons of delusional and non-delusional major depression in the Chinese elderly
    Tien Wen Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:486-90. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of the BDNF Val66Met Polymorphism on Regional Gray Matter Volumes and Cognitive Function in the Chinese Population
    Mu En Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neuromolecular Med 16:127-36. 2014
  8. pmc Effect of Bcl-2 rs956572 SNP on regional gray matter volumes and cognitive function in elderly males without dementia
    Mu En Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital Pingtung Branch, Pingtung, Taiwan
    Age (Dordr) 35:343-52. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Gene-gene interactions of the brain-derived neurotrophic-factor and neurotrophic tyrosine kinase receptor 2 genes in geriatric depression
    Eugene Lin
    Vita Genomics, Inc, Taipei, Taiwan
    Rejuvenation Res 12:387-93. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Heterozygote advantage of the MTHFR C677T polymorphism on specific cognitive performance in elderly Chinese males without dementia
    Shih Jen Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 32:159-63. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Cortical and subcortical abnormalities in late-onset depression with history of suicide attempts investigated with MRI and voxel-based morphometry
    Jen Ping Hwang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 23:171-84. 2010
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  2. ncbi request reprint The Val66Met polymorphism of the brain-derived neurotrophic-factor gene is associated with geriatric depression
    Jen Ping Hwang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No 201, Shih Pai Road, Sec 2, 11217 Taipei, Taiwan
    Neurobiol Aging 27:1834-7. 2006
    ..001). The BDNF polymorphism did not affect age-of-onset, depression severity, cognitive function or suicidal attempt history. The results suggest that the BDNF Val66Met polymorphism is a relevant risk factor for geriatric depression...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association of APOE genetic polymorphism with cognitive function and suicide history in geriatric depression
    Jen Ping Hwang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 22:334-8. 2006
    ..021) and an increased suicide attempt history (p = 0.012). The APOE genotype may contribute to cognitive performance and suicidality in geriatric depression, rather than being a specific risk factor for the disorder...
  4. doi request reprint Association of MTHFR C677T polymorphism with loneliness but not depression in cognitively normal elderly males
    Wen Hsuan Lan
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neurosci Lett 521:88-91. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that MTHFR C677T polymorphism may be linked more to loneliness than depression in the cognitively normal elderly males, and may be implicated in the pathophysiology of late-life depression in relation to MTHFR genes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and neuropsychiatric correlates of EEG dynamic complexity in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Albert C Yang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan Division of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan Center for Dynamical Biomarkers and Translational Medicine, National Central University, Chungli, Taiwan
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 47:52-61. 2013
    ..The MSE-based EEG complexity analysis may provide a simple and cost-effective method to quantify the severity of cognitive and neuropsychiatric symptoms in AD patients. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical and phenomenological comparisons of delusional and non-delusional major depression in the Chinese elderly
    Tien Wen Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:486-90. 2003
    ..Distinct clinical entities, with and without delusions, have been reported for depressed patients. This study explores the clinical and phenomenological aspects of delusional and non-delusional major depression in elderly Chinese patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of the BDNF Val66Met Polymorphism on Regional Gray Matter Volumes and Cognitive Function in the Chinese Population
    Mu En Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neuromolecular Med 16:127-36. 2014
    ..Our findings suggest that the presence of two Met alleles has a protective effect on regional GM volumes in the Chinese population. ..
  8. pmc Effect of Bcl-2 rs956572 SNP on regional gray matter volumes and cognitive function in elderly males without dementia
    Mu En Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital Pingtung Branch, Pingtung, Taiwan
    Age (Dordr) 35:343-52. 2013
    ..081). The findings suggest that Bcl-2 rs956572 SNP may modulate cognitive function and regional GM volume in non-demented elderly men, and that this polymorphism may affect language performance through its effect on the right MTG...
  9. doi request reprint Gene-gene interactions of the brain-derived neurotrophic-factor and neurotrophic tyrosine kinase receptor 2 genes in geriatric depression
    Eugene Lin
    Vita Genomics, Inc, Taipei, Taiwan
    Rejuvenation Res 12:387-93. 2009
    ..Analyses using logistic regression models confirmed the gene-gene interactions. The results suggest that the BDNF and NTRK2 genes may contribute to the risk of geriatric depression independently and in an interactive manner...
  10. doi request reprint Heterozygote advantage of the MTHFR C677T polymorphism on specific cognitive performance in elderly Chinese males without dementia
    Shih Jen Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 32:159-63. 2011
    ..We designed the present study to investigate whether this functional polymorphism may affect global and specific cognitive functions in older Chinese males without dementia...
  11. doi request reprint Interleukin-1 beta -511C/T genetic polymorphism is associated with age of onset of geriatric depression
    Jen Ping Hwang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, No 201, Shih Pai Road, Sec 2, Taipei, 11217, Taiwan
    Neuromolecular Med 11:322-7. 2009
    ..Further study is warranted to confirm this finding and to assess its generalization to other ethnic groups...
  12. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and safety of olanzapine for the treatment of geriatric psychosis
    Jen Ping Hwang
    Department of Psychiatry, Veterans General Hospital Taipei, and dagger Division of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 23:113-8. 2003
    ..2, 39.9, and 8.9% from baseline, respectively). It seems reasonable to suggest that olanzapine is efficacious for geriatric patients with psychosis and that the dosage should be diagnosis-dependent...
  13. ncbi request reprint Severe cardiovascular side effects of olanzapine in an elderly patient: case report
    Tien Wen Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J Psychiatry Med 33:399-401. 2003
    ..We hereby report an aged case that presented with conscious depression, bradycardia, hypotension, miosis and hypothermia. Olanzapine was thought to be the offending agent. His condition improved with supportive therapy...
  14. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and safety of quetiapine for treatment of geriatric psychosis
    Cheng Hung Yang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital and Division of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, PR China
    J Psychopharmacol 19:661-6. 2005
    ..Based on the results of this study, it appears that quetiapine is an efficacious and safe treatment for geriatric inpatients with psychosis, however, there is a wide dosing range and optimal dosage is diagnosis-dependent...
  15. doi request reprint Daytime sleepiness: a risk factor for poor social engagement among the elderly
    Yao Tung Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan Department of Psychiatry, Shuang Ho Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan
    Psychogeriatrics 13:213-20. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between social engagement and daytime sleepiness among aged residents of a veterans' housing facility in Taiwan...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison study of venlafaxine and paroxetine for the treatment of depression in elderly Chinese inpatients
    Jen Ping Hwang
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:189-90. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Chinese demented inpatients admitted following a suicide attempt: a case series
    Chia Fen Tsai
    Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1106-9. 2007
    ..Suicide attempt is rarely reported in dementia. This study explores the clinical and phenomenological aspects as well as the treatment of Chinese demented patients who have attempted suicide...