W M McDonald
Affiliation: Emory University
- Treatment of mania in dementia with electroconvulsive therapyW M McDonald
Fuqua Center for Late Life Depression, Wesley Woods Geriatric Center, 1841 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30329, USA
Psychopharmacol Bull 35:72-82. 2001..We conclude that a short course of ECT, followed by maintenance treatments every 2 weeks, can contribute significantly to the management of dementia patients whose behavioral agitation is associated with signs of mania...
- Epidemiology, etiology, and treatment of geriatric maniaW M McDonald
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Fuqua Center for Late Life Depression, Atlanta, GA 30329 5102, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 61:3-11. 2000..The treatment of mania is more difficult in the elderly, and new treatments such as the atypical antipsychotics and the anticonvulsants take on a more important role in treatment regimens for older patients...
- Neuropsychological and psychiatric sequelae of pallidotomy for PD: clinical trial findingsJ Green
Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
Neurology 58:858-65. 2002..To evaluate the neuropsychological and psychiatric sequelae of unilateral posterior pallidotomy for treatment of PD...
- Cognitive impairments in advanced PD without dementiaJ Green
Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Neurology 59:1320-4. 2002..To determine the nature and frequency of cognitive impairments in nondemented patients with advanced PD and their relationship to other variables potentially predictive of neuropsychological performance...
- Neuroanatomical substrates of depression in the elderlyK R Krishnan
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710
Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 243:41-6. 1993..These findings were more pronounced in patients with late-onset depression. Based on these findings, the authors discuss the role of the basal ganglia in the pathophysiology of depression in the elderly...
- Pseudobulbar crying induced by stimulation in the region of the subthalamic nucleusM S Okun
Department of Neurology, University of Florida McKnight Brain Institute, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:921-3. 2004..Clinicians should be aware of this potential complication, the importance of differentiating it from stimulation induced depression, and its response to a serotonin reuptake inhibitor, such as sertraline...