M S Aloia

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Clinical management of poor adherence to CPAP: motivational enhancement
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 2:205-22. 2004
  2. pmc Treatment adherence and outcomes in flexible vs standard continuous positive airway pressure therapy
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence RI, USA
    Chest 127:2085-93. 2005
  3. ncbi Improving compliance with nasal CPAP and vigilance in older adults with OAHS
    M S Aloia
    Providence Veterans Administration Medical Center, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
    Sleep Breath 5:13-21. 2001
  4. ncbi Neuropsychological changes and treatment compliance in older adults with sleep apnea
    Mark S Aloia
    Providence VAMC and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:71-6. 2003
  5. ncbi Neuropsychological sequelae of obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome: a critical review
    Mark S Aloia
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:772-85. 2004
  6. ncbi Cognitive dysfunction in individuals with myasthenia gravis
    R H Paul
    Brown University School of Medicine, Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, 02906, Providence, RI, USA
    J Neurol Sci 179:59-64. 2000
  7. ncbi Normalization of memory performance and positive airway pressure adherence in memory-impaired patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Molly E Zimmerman
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Chest 130:1772-8. 2006
  8. ncbi Predicting treatment adherence in obstructive sleep apnea using principles of behavior change
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:346-53. 2005
  9. pmc Working memory in obstructive sleep apnea: construct validity and treatment effects
    Joshua C Felver-Gant
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 3:589-94. 2007
  10. ncbi Brief behavioral therapies reduce early positive airway pressure discontinuation rates in sleep apnea syndrome: preliminary findings
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School
    Behav Sleep Med 5:89-104. 2007

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi Clinical management of poor adherence to CPAP: motivational enhancement
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 2:205-22. 2004
    ..Finally, we outline some strengths and weaknesses of taking a behavior change approach to the problem of poor CPAP adherence...
  2. pmc Treatment adherence and outcomes in flexible vs standard continuous positive airway pressure therapy
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence RI, USA
    Chest 127:2085-93. 2005
    ..To compare adherence and clinical outcomes between flexible positive airway pressure (PAP) [C-Flex; Respironics; Murraysville, PA] and standard PAP therapy (ie, continuous positive airway pressure [CPAP])...
  3. ncbi Improving compliance with nasal CPAP and vigilance in older adults with OAHS
    M S Aloia
    Providence Veterans Administration Medical Center, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02908, USA
    Sleep Breath 5:13-21. 2001
    ..Performance on vigilance testing before the introduction of CPAP was predictive of CPAP use at 12 weeks. In conclusion, a modest cognitive-behavioral intervention may substantially increase CPAP use and vigilance in older adults...
  4. ncbi Neuropsychological changes and treatment compliance in older adults with sleep apnea
    Mark S Aloia
    Providence VAMC and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:71-6. 2003
    ..associated with measures of sleep fragmentation and oxygen desaturation? (2) Does compliant use of CPAP provide a cognitive advantage over noncompliant use? (3) Does NP performance at baseline predict compliance at 3 months?..
  5. ncbi Neuropsychological sequelae of obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome: a critical review
    Mark S Aloia
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:772-85. 2004
    ..The results are discussed in the context of a neurofunctional theory for the effects of OSAHS on the brain...
  6. ncbi Cognitive dysfunction in individuals with myasthenia gravis
    R H Paul
    Brown University School of Medicine, Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Ave, 02906, Providence, RI, USA
    J Neurol Sci 179:59-64. 2000
    ..Possible alternative mechanisms underlying cognitive dysfunction in MG are discussed...
  7. ncbi Normalization of memory performance and positive airway pressure adherence in memory-impaired patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Molly E Zimmerman
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Chest 130:1772-8. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi Predicting treatment adherence in obstructive sleep apnea using principles of behavior change
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:346-53. 2005
    ..To determine the relative predictive utility of measures of behavior-change principles on treatment adherence in individuals with obstructive sleep apnea...
  9. pmc Working memory in obstructive sleep apnea: construct validity and treatment effects
    Joshua C Felver-Gant
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 3:589-94. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi Brief behavioral therapies reduce early positive airway pressure discontinuation rates in sleep apnea syndrome: preliminary findings
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School
    Behav Sleep Med 5:89-104. 2007
    ..The MET therapy performed best under the condition of flexible delivery of PAP, although differences were not statistically significant. Implications are discussed...
  11. doi Default network response to a working memory challenge after withdrawal of continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnea
    Lawrence H Sweet
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 4:155-63. 2010
    ..Results suggest that default network functions are further suspended as a result of a shifting of attention towards a more difficult active task in the context of lowered attentional capacity related to sleepiness...
  12. ncbi Examining the construct of depression in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Duncan Building, Butler Hospital, 700 Butler Drive, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Sleep Med 6:115-21. 2005
    ..We predicted that the Somatic and Cognitive dimensions of the BDI-II would be more strongly associated with apnea severity and obesity, respectively...
  13. doi Time series analysis of treatment adherence patterns in individuals with obstructive sleep apnea
    Mark S Aloia
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:44-53. 2008
    ..Although treatment adherence is poor in OSA, state-of-the-art adherence monitoring allows a comprehensive examination of objective data...
  14. ncbi The relationship between frontal gray matter volume and cognition varies across the healthy adult lifespan
    Molly E Zimmerman
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:823-33. 2006
    ..The goal of the current study is to examine the relationship between age-related changes in regional gray matter volumes and cognitive function in a large, cross-sectional sample of healthy adults across the lifespan...
  15. ncbi What have we learned about cognition in myasthenia gravis?: a review of methods and results
    R H Paul
    Miriam Hospital, Brown Medical School, Fain 328, Division of Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, 164 Summit Ave, Providence, RI 20906, USA
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 25:75-81. 2001
    ..These findings need to be replicated with adequate control of potential confounds before any conclusions can be made regarding cognition in this disease. Suggestions for design of future studies are provided...
  16. ncbi A review of neuroimaging in obstructive sleep apnea
    Molly E Zimmerman
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 2:461-71. 2006
    ..The authors reviewed neuroimaging studies of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) to summarize findings, evaluate their contribution to a current understanding of the neurophysiology of the disorder, and propose directions for future research...
  17. ncbi How early in treatment is PAP adherence established? Revisiting night-to-night variability
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Medicine, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Room A109b, 1400 Jackson St, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 5:229-40. 2007
    ..This article also discusses how this might relate to the experience of significant side effects of treatment...