Ben Schmand

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Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Value of diagnostic tests to predict conversion to Alzheimer's disease in young and old patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment
    Ben Schmand
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Alzheimers Dis 29:641-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Value of neuropsychological tests, neuroimaging, and biomarkers for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease in younger and older age cohorts
    Ben Schmand
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1705-10. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Cognitive functioning and quality of life nine years after bacterial meningitis
    Ben Schmand
    Department of Neurology H2, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect 61:330-4. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Prognostic factors of motor impairment, disability, and quality of life in newly diagnosed PD
    Daan C Velseboer
    Department of Neurology, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 80:627-33. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive dysfunction in lower motor neuron disease: executive and memory deficits in progressive muscular atrophy
    Joost Raaphorst
    Department of Neurology H2 235, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:170-5. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Cognitive change in newly-diagnosed patients with Parkinson's disease: a 5-year follow-up study
    Mark Broeders
    Department of Brain and Cognition, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:695-708. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Cognitive decline in Parkinson's disease: a prospective longitudinal study
    Dino Muslimovic
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:426-37. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Neuropsychological profile of psychogenic jerky movement disorders: importance of evaluating non-credible cognitive performance and psychopathology
    Carolien E J Heintz
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 84:862-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Improving the accuracy and precision of cognitive testing in mild dementia
    Hans Wouters
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:314-22. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Catechol-O-methyltransferase val158met and cognitive function in Parkinson's disease
    Jeroen Hoogland
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 25:2550-4. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Value of diagnostic tests to predict conversion to Alzheimer's disease in young and old patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment
    Ben Schmand
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Alzheimers Dis 29:641-8. 2012
    ..MRI and neuropsychological assessment remain informative in patients older than 75 years, unlike CSF biomarkers...
  2. doi request reprint Value of neuropsychological tests, neuroimaging, and biomarkers for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease in younger and older age cohorts
    Ben Schmand
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1705-10. 2011
    ..To examine the influence of age on the value of four techniques for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  3. doi request reprint Cognitive functioning and quality of life nine years after bacterial meningitis
    Ben Schmand
    Department of Neurology H2, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect 61:330-4. 2010
    ..To examine recovery of psychological functioning nine years after meningitis...
  4. doi request reprint Prognostic factors of motor impairment, disability, and quality of life in newly diagnosed PD
    Daan C Velseboer
    Department of Neurology, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 80:627-33. 2013
    ..We therefore designed a prospective follow-up study of a cohort of newly diagnosed patients with PD...
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive dysfunction in lower motor neuron disease: executive and memory deficits in progressive muscular atrophy
    Joost Raaphorst
    Department of Neurology H2 235, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:170-5. 2011
    ..In addition, visuospatial functions were assessed comprehensively; these tests are underrepresented in earlier neuropsychological investigations in ALS...
  6. doi request reprint Cognitive change in newly-diagnosed patients with Parkinson's disease: a 5-year follow-up study
    Mark Broeders
    Department of Brain and Cognition, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:695-708. 2013
    ..Cognitive functions in PD patients show greater decline in most domains than in healthy elderly over the course of 5 years. Due to selection bias as a result of attrition, the actual degree of decline may be greater than reported here...
  7. doi request reprint Cognitive decline in Parkinson's disease: a prospective longitudinal study
    Dino Muslimovic
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:426-37. 2009
    ..Selection bias probably led to underestimation of the true extent of cognitive decline in established patients...
  8. doi request reprint Neuropsychological profile of psychogenic jerky movement disorders: importance of evaluating non-credible cognitive performance and psychopathology
    Carolien E J Heintz
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 84:862-7. 2013
    ..Psychogenic movement disorders are disorders of movements that cannot be explained by a known neurological disorder and are assumed to be associated with psychiatric symptoms such as depression and anxiety...
  9. doi request reprint Improving the accuracy and precision of cognitive testing in mild dementia
    Hans Wouters
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:314-22. 2012
    ..We conclude that extending dementia specific instruments with neuropsychological tests improves measurement precision and accuracy of cognitive impairment in mild dementia...
  10. doi request reprint Catechol-O-methyltransferase val158met and cognitive function in Parkinson's disease
    Jeroen Hoogland
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 25:2550-4. 2010
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  11. pmc Cognitive outcome in adults after bacterial meningitis
    Martine Hoogman
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:1092-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate cognitive outcome in adult survivors of bacterial meningitis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Does adaptive cognitive testing combine efficiency with precision? Prospective findings
    Hans Wouters
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Alzheimers Dis 25:595-603. 2011
    ..We conclude that adaptive testing combines brevity with precision, especially in grading the severity of cognitive impairment...
  13. doi request reprint Adaptive cognitive testing in cerebrovascular disease and vascular dementia
    Hans Wouters
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, University of Amsterdam, NL 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 28:486-92. 2009
    ..Longer tests (e.g. the CAMCOG) are precise but inefficient, whereas brief tests (e.g. the MMSE) are efficient but imprecise...
  14. doi request reprint Predictors of cognitive and psychosocial outcome after STN DBS in Parkinson's Disease
    Harriet M M Smeding
    Department of Neurology of Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:754-60. 2011
    ..To find predictors of cognitive decline and quality of life 1 year after bilateral subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation (STN DBS) in Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  15. doi request reprint Adaptive cognitive testing in dementia
    Hans Wouters
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 18:118-27. 2009
    ..91) as the original CAMCOG. These results were replicated in an independent sample (n = 170). We conclude that tailored testing with CAT enables much more efficient screening for dementia than testing with an extensive instrument...
  16. ncbi request reprint Course of cognitive decline in Parkinson's disease: a meta-analysis
    Dino Muslimovic
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:920-32. 2007
    ..Methodological flaws, such as selection bias and uncontrolled practice effects, may have caused underestimation of the true extent of decline...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cognitive outcome in adults with moderate disability after pneumococcal meningitis
    Martijn Weisfelt
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, P O Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect 52:433-9. 2006
    ..To assess cognitive outcome and quality of life in patients with moderate disability after bacterial meningitis as compared to patients with good recovery...
  18. doi request reprint Progression and prognostic factors of motor impairment, disability and quality of life in newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease
    Bart Post
    Department of Neurology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 26:449-56. 2011
    ..To determine progression and prognostic factors of progression rate of motor impairment, disability, and quality of life (QoL) in patients with newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease...
  19. doi request reprint Symptom validity testing in memory clinics: Hippocampal-memory associations and relevance for diagnosing mild cognitive impairment
    Anne Rienstra
    Department of Brain and Cognition, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 35:59-70. 2013
    ..This underscores the importance of applying SVTs in evaluating patients with cognitive complaints that may signify a predementia stage, especially when these patients are relatively young...
  20. ncbi request reprint The ALS-FTD-Q: a new screening tool for behavioral disturbances in ALS
    Joost Raaphorst
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 79:1377-83. 2012
    ..We examined the clinimetric properties of a new behavioral questionnaire for patients with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis-Frontotemporal Dementia-Questionnaire [ALS-FTD-Q])...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cognitive profile of patients with newly diagnosed Parkinson disease
    Dino Muslimovic
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 65:1239-45. 2005
    ..To determine the frequency and pattern of cognitive dysfunction in patients with newly diagnosed Parkinson disease (PD) and to identify its demographic and clinical correlates...
  22. doi request reprint Three sides of the same coin: measuring global cognitive impairment with the MMSE, ADAS-cog and CAMCOG
    Hans Wouters
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:770-9. 2010
    ..This hampers comparisons when either of these instruments is used. The extent to which these instruments share a common dimension of global cognitive impairment and how their scores relate was examined...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological characterization of patients with the WMT dementia profile
    Anne Rienstra
    Department of Brain and Cognition, University of Amsterdam, 1018 XA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 28:463-75. 2013
    ..They showed a faster cognitive decline than patients who passed the WMT effort subtasks. Sensitivity of the profile was a moderate 60%. However, the positive predictive value was high, viz. 81% at baseline and 93% at follow-up. ..
  24. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of behavioural changes in motor neuron disease
    Joost Raaphorst
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 13:493-501. 2012
    ..In conclusion, 8% of MND patients have bvFTD, with perseveration being reported most frequently. MND-bvFTD is often accompanied by memory disturbances and is related to bulbar onset...
  25. doi request reprint Long-term neuropsychological effects of ecstasy in middle-aged ecstasy/polydrug users
    Thelma Schilt
    Department of Psychonomics, University of Amsterdam, Roetersstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 207:583-91. 2010
    ..Little is known about ecstasy effects later in life, when serotonin levels and cognition decrease as a consequence of normal ageing...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Alzheimer myth and biomarker research in dementia
    Edo Richard
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Alzheimers Dis 31:S203-9. 2012
    ..Acknowledging that dementia in old age is an essentially different condition from dementia at relatively younger age is needed and should lead to new approaches in dementia research...
  27. doi request reprint Cognition and psychopathology in myoclonus-dystonia
    Mirjam J van Tricht
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 83:814-20. 2012
    ..Herewith, this study may help to clarify whether neuropsychological and psychiatric symptoms are associated with the DYT11 mutation or are secondary to the burden of motor impairments that originated in early childhood...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in adults with good recovery after bacterial meningitis
    Diederik van de Beek
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 186:1047-52. 2002
    ..46 to -0.38). In conclusion, adults surviving pneumococcal meningitis were at significant risk of neuropsychological abnormalities, even if they were clinically well recovered...
  29. ncbi request reprint Identification of responders to rivastigmine: a prospective cohort study
    Afina W Lemstra
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 25:60-6. 2008
    ..This study aimed to describe a clinical profile based on a combination of specific neuropsychological test scores and clinical symptoms associated with a favourable response to rivastigmine...
  30. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of magnetic resonance imaging and neuropsychological assessment in memory clinic patients
    Ben Schmand
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Alzheimers Dis 40:409-18. 2014
    ..e., relatively insensitive to change). Large patient samples are needed to detect beneficial drug effects. Therefore, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) measures of cerebral atrophy have been proposed as surrogate endpoints...
  31. ncbi request reprint The Coping with Attention and Memory Complaints Questionnaire (CAMQ): psychometric evaluation of an instrument in suspected chronic solvent-induced encephalopathy (CSE)
    Ieke Visser
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands i visser amc uva nl
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 22:794-808. 2012
    ..These results may serve for further study on coping with complaints of memory and attention, psychological adjustment and well-being in CSE patients...
  32. doi request reprint Revising the ADAS-cog for a more accurate assessment of cognitive impairment
    Hans Wouters
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:236-44. 2008
    ..This assumes items to have (1) equal measurement precision and (2) hierarchically ordered categories...
  33. doi request reprint The cognitive profile of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A meta-analysis
    Joost Raaphorst
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 11:27-37. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the diversity of cognitive problems in ALS seems greater than was previously thought. ALS patients may suffer from cognitive impairment in multiple domains, including memory dysfunction...
  34. ncbi request reprint Multivariate normative comparisons
    Hilde M Huizenga
    Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Roeterstraat 15, 1018 WB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuropsychologia 45:2534-42. 2007
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  35. doi request reprint Is psychopathology part of the phenotypic spectrum of myoclonus-dystonia?: a study of a large Dutch M-D family
    Elisabeth M J Foncke
    Department of Neurology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cogn Behav Neurol 22:127-33. 2009
    ..In several M-D families, psychiatric symptoms accompanying the motor symptoms have been reported, but a shared genetic etiology remains unclear...
  36. pmc Decision making as a predictor of first ecstasy use: a prospective study
    Thelma Schilt
    Department of Psychiatry PB 0 429, Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 75867, 1070 AW Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 203:519-27. 2009
    ..Few studies investigated predictors for ecstasy use. Self-reported impulsivity does not predict the initiation of ecstasy use; the question is if neuropsychological indicators of impulsivity can predict first ecstasy use...
  37. ncbi request reprint Unilateral pallidotomy versus bilateral subthalamic nucleus stimulation in PD--a comparison of neuropsychological effects
    Harriet M M Smeding
    Dept of Neurology, H2 222, Academic Medical Center, 22660, 1100, DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 252:176-82. 2005
    ..To compare the cognitive and behavioural effects of unilateral pallidotomy and bilateral subthalamic nucleus (STN) stimulation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Anouk P van Alem
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am Heart J 148:416-21. 2004
    ..This prospective cohort study investigated cognitive functioning of OHCA survivors in relation to the time-related elements of the resuscitation...