David M Blass

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dementia in hippocampal sclerosis resembles frontotemporal dementia more than Alzheimer disease
    D M Blass
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neurology 63:492-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine-associated hypothermia
    David M Blass
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7279, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:135-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Depression in frontotemporal dementia
    David M Blass
    Abarbanel Mental Health Center, 15 Keren Kayemet St, Bat Yam, Israel
    Psychosomatics 50:239-47. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Medication use in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    David M Blass
    Abarbanel Mental Health Center, affiliate of The Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:490-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The physician-patient relationship in dementia care
    David M Blass
    Abarbanel Mental Health Center, Bat Yam, Israel
    Neurotherapeutics 4:545-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint A pragmatic approach to teaching psychiatry residents the assessment and treatment of religious patients
    David M Blass
    Abarbanel Mental Health Center, 15 Keren Kayemet Street, Bat Yam, Israel, 59436
    Acad Psychiatry 31:25-31. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in mobile psychiatric treatment with homebound elderly patients: the Psychogeriatric Assessment and Treatment in City Housing experience
    David M Blass
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Phoebe R Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 60 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:843-8. 2006
  8. pmc Surrogate decision makers' understanding of dementia patients' prior wishes for end-of-life care
    Betty S Black
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Meyer Building, Room 279, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Aging Health 21:627-50. 2009
  9. pmc Quality of life in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Zachary Cordner
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2394-400. 2010
  10. pmc Prevalence and treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms in advanced dementia
    Karan S Kverno
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Center for Nursing Research and Sponsored Projects, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 34:8-15; quiz 16-7. 2008

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Dementia in hippocampal sclerosis resembles frontotemporal dementia more than Alzheimer disease
    D M Blass
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neurology 63:492-7. 2004
    ..To characterize the clinical course of pathologically diagnosed hippocampal sclerosis dementia (HSD)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Olanzapine-associated hypothermia
    David M Blass
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7279, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:135-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Depression in frontotemporal dementia
    David M Blass
    Abarbanel Mental Health Center, 15 Keren Kayemet St, Bat Yam, Israel
    Psychosomatics 50:239-47. 2009
    ..The authors describe mood abnormalities seen in a case series of patients with frontotemporal dementia (FTD)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Medication use in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    David M Blass
    Abarbanel Mental Health Center, affiliate of The Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:490-6. 2008
    ..To describe medication usage in nursing home residents with advanced dementia, to identify how this usage changed as patients advanced towards death, and to identify correlates of increased medication usage...
  5. ncbi request reprint The physician-patient relationship in dementia care
    David M Blass
    Abarbanel Mental Health Center, Bat Yam, Israel
    Neurotherapeutics 4:545-8. 2007
    ..The present review examines how this relationship may be altered and presents a framework within which these alterations can be considered...
  6. ncbi request reprint A pragmatic approach to teaching psychiatry residents the assessment and treatment of religious patients
    David M Blass
    Abarbanel Mental Health Center, 15 Keren Kayemet Street, Bat Yam, Israel, 59436
    Acad Psychiatry 31:25-31. 2007
    ..The authors describe a pragmatic and atheoretical frameword for teaching psychiatry residents how to assess and treat religious patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in mobile psychiatric treatment with homebound elderly patients: the Psychogeriatric Assessment and Treatment in City Housing experience
    David M Blass
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Phoebe R Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 60 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:843-8. 2006
    ..Ethical challenges with homebound elderly patients are unique because of patient characteristics as well as features of the treatment environment...
  8. pmc Surrogate decision makers' understanding of dementia patients' prior wishes for end-of-life care
    Betty S Black
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Meyer Building, Room 279, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Aging Health 21:627-50. 2009
    ..This study examines how surrogate decision makers for dementia patients developed an understanding of patient preferences about end-of-life (EOL) care and patient wishes...
  9. pmc Quality of life in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Zachary Cordner
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2394-400. 2010
    ..To examine quality of life (QOL) in nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia and identify correlates of QOL near the end of life...
  10. pmc Prevalence and treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms in advanced dementia
    Karan S Kverno
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Center for Nursing Research and Sponsored Projects, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 34:8-15; quiz 16-7. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Treatment decisions regarding hospitalization and surgery for nursing home residents with advanced dementia: the CareAD Study
    Donovan T Maust
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, U S A
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:406-18. 2008
    ..However, little is known about the factors that influence how surrogates make decisions for persons with late-stage dementia...
  12. pmc Neuropsychiatric symptom patterns in hospice-eligible nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Karan S Kverno
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:509-15. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether specific neuropsychiatric symptom patterns could be identified in a cohort of hospice-eligible nursing home residents with advanced dementia...
  13. doi request reprint Cell-based interventions for neurologic conditions: ethical challenges for early human trials
    D J H Mathews
    Johns Hopkins University, 100 North Charles Street, Suite 740, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Neurology 71:288-93. 2008
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  14. pmc The role of animal models in evaluating reasonable safety and efficacy for human trials of cell-based interventions for neurologic conditions
    Alan Regenberg
    Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 29:1-9. 2009
    ..The goal of this paper is to provide a realistic lens for viewing the role of animal models in the context of CBI-NCs and to provide recommendations for moving forward through this challenging terrain...
  15. doi request reprint The role of environmental influences on schizophrenia admissions in Israel
    Alex Aviv
    Abarbanel Mental Health Centre, Bat Yam, Israel
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 57:57-68. 2011
    ..This study attempts to relate the pattern of hospital admissions to environmental variables such as season and to social factors such as nationally celebrated holidays...
  16. doi request reprint Unintended changes in cognition, mood, and behavior arising from cell-based interventions for neurological conditions: ethical challenges
    P S Duggan
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Bioeth 9:31-6. 2009
    ..Such steps will help better characterize the potential risks and benefits of CBIs as they are tested and potentially used for treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint In the clinic. Dementia
    David M Blass
    Ann Intern Med 148:ITC4-1-ITC4-16. 2008
  18. ncbi request reprint American Psychiatric Association practice guideline for the treatment of patients with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Second edition
    Peter V Rabins
    Am J Psychiatry 164:5-56. 2007