Jason Brandt

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Internet-based screening for dementia risk
    Jason Brandt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e57476. 2013
  2. pmc Differential impairment of spatial location memory in Huntington's disease
    J Brandt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1516-9. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Modeling longitudinal change in motor and cognitive processing speed in presymptomatic Huntington's disease
    David Aaron Maroof
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 33:901-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Preliminary findings from an internet-based dementia risk assessment
    Jason Brandt
    The Copper Ridge Institute, Sykesville, MD, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 7:e94-100. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological manifestations of the genetic mutation for Huntington's disease in presymptomatic individuals
    Jason Brandt
    Baltimore Huntington s Disease Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 8:918-24. 2002
  6. pmc Auditory confrontation naming in Alzheimer's disease
    Jason Brandt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 24:1326-38. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint 2005 INS Presidential Address: neuropsychological crimes and misdemeanors
    Jason Brandt
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 21:553-68. 2007
  8. pmc Selectivity of executive function deficits in mild cognitive impairment
    Jason Brandt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 21287 7218, USA
    Neuropsychology 23:607-18. 2009
  9. pmc Patterns of word-list generation in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
    Jason Brandt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 23:870-9. 2009
  10. pmc Neuropsychological deficits in Huntington's disease gene carriers and correlates of early "conversion"
    Jason Brandt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 20:466-72. 2008

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  1. pmc Internet-based screening for dementia risk
    Jason Brandt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e57476. 2013
    ..Although additional studies of larger clinical samples are needed, the DRA holds promise for wide-scale screening for dementia risk...
  2. pmc Differential impairment of spatial location memory in Huntington's disease
    J Brandt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1516-9. 2005
    ..To determine whether a differential impairment of spatial memory exists in Huntington's disease (HD)...
  3. doi request reprint Modeling longitudinal change in motor and cognitive processing speed in presymptomatic Huntington's disease
    David Aaron Maroof
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 33:901-9. 2011
    ..Cognitive test scores may also improve the ability to predict disease onset among gene mutation carriers and help families to better plan for potential personal and economic hardship...
  4. doi request reprint Preliminary findings from an internet-based dementia risk assessment
    Jason Brandt
    The Copper Ridge Institute, Sykesville, MD, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 7:e94-100. 2011
    ..The identification of individuals who are at high risk of dementia may lead to earlier detection and diagnosis. In this study, we describe the development and preliminary validation of a very brief, Internet-based risk assessment tool...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological manifestations of the genetic mutation for Huntington's disease in presymptomatic individuals
    Jason Brandt
    Baltimore Huntington s Disease Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 8:918-24. 2002
    ..Conceptual and methodological problems associated with the search for presymptomatic cognitive and behavioral indicators of dementing illness are discussed...
  6. pmc Auditory confrontation naming in Alzheimer's disease
    Jason Brandt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 24:1326-38. 2010
    ..Nonetheless, our auditory naming task may prove useful in research and clinical practice, especially with visually impaired patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint 2005 INS Presidential Address: neuropsychological crimes and misdemeanors
    Jason Brandt
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 21:553-68. 2007
    ..These practices may have untoward sociopolitical effects as well, and neuropsychologists are urged to exercise caution before embracing them...
  8. pmc Selectivity of executive function deficits in mild cognitive impairment
    Jason Brandt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 21287 7218, USA
    Neuropsychology 23:607-18. 2009
    ..Multiple-domain MCI patients had more severe impairments in planning/problem solving and working memory than single-domain patients, leading to the supposition that they, not pure amnestic MCIs, are at highest risk of imminent dementia...
  9. pmc Patterns of word-list generation in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
    Jason Brandt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 23:870-9. 2009
    ..These findings indicate that verbal fluency performance is highly influenced by the specific tasks used, and impairment on semantic fluency is not characteristic of pure amnestic MCI...
  10. pmc Neuropsychological deficits in Huntington's disease gene carriers and correlates of early "conversion"
    Jason Brandt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 20:466-72. 2008
    ..People with the Huntington's disease mutation who are carefully examined neurologically and found to be asymptomatic have, at most, very minimal problem-solving impairment, and only if they are within a few years of clinical onset...
  11. ncbi request reprint Correlates of caregiver-rated quality of life in assisted living: the Maryland Assisted Living study
    Quincy M Samus
    The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:P311-4. 2006
    ..Because of the strong association of neuropsychiatric symptoms with QOL, special attention should be given to their recognition and amelioration...
  12. pmc 12-month incidence, prevalence, persistence, and treatment of mental disorders among individuals recently admitted to assisted living facilities in Maryland
    Quincy M Samus
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:721-31. 2013
    ..To estimate the 12-month incidence, prevalence, and persistence of mental disorders among recently admitted assisted living (AL) residents and to describe the recognition and treatment of these disorders...
  13. ncbi request reprint Transition to nursing home from assisted living is not associated with dementia or dementia-related problem behaviors
    Paul B Rosenberg
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Osler 320, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 7:73-8. 2006
    ..To examine risk factors for transition from assisted living (AL) care to skilled nursing facility (SNF) care in a random sample of adults residing in AL...
  14. ncbi request reprint Insomnia and daytime sleepiness in people with dementia residing in assisted living: findings from the Maryland Assisted Living Study
    Vani Rao
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:199-206. 2008
    ..To estimate the frequency and correlates of insomnia and daytime sleepiness among people with dementia in AL facilities...
  15. ncbi request reprint Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors in assisted living: patterns of use and association with retention
    Adam Rosenblatt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:178-84. 2008
    ..To describe patterns of Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor (ACI) use in an Assisted Living (AL) population, and the association of ACIs with retention in AL...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances in the elderly residing in assisted living: findings from the Maryland Assisted Living Study
    Vani Rao
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:956-66. 2005
    ..Common sleep disturbances are insomnia and excessive daytime sleepiness. There are no published studies on the prevalence of sleep disturbance in the assisted living (AL) setting...
  17. pmc Correlates of functional dependence among recently admitted assisted living residents with and without dementia
    Quincy M Samus
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 550 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:323-9. 2009
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Cognitive response to pharmacological treatment for depression in Alzheimer disease: secondary outcomes from the depression in Alzheimer's disease study (DIADS)
    Cynthia A Munro
    Division of Medical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:491-8. 2004
    ..The authors assessed the cognitive effects of depression treatment with sertraline in patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) and major depression...
  19. pmc Aggression after traumatic brain injury: prevalence and correlates
    Vani Rao
    Division of Neuropsychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry, Dept of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, 5300 Alpha Commons Dr, 4th Floor, 444, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 21:420-9. 2009
    ..Implications of the study include early screening for aggression, evaluation for depression, and consideration of psychosocial support in aggressive patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint The association of neuropsychiatric symptoms and environment with quality of life in assisted living residents with dementia
    Quincy M Samus
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Gerontologist 45:19-26. 2005
    ..We conducted this study to determine whether neuropsychiatric symptoms and environmental characteristics are associated with quality of life in assisted living residents with dementia...
  21. ncbi request reprint Predictors of neuropathological severity in 100 patients with Huntington's disease
    Adam Rosenblatt
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Meyer 2 181, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ann Neurol 54:488-93. 2003
    ..Motor impairment appears to be a good clinical measure of neuronal cell loss, at least late in the course of HD and therefore may prove useful in observational and treatment studies...
  22. pmc The association between activity participation and time to discharge in the assisted living setting
    Sarah K Tighe
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:586-91. 2008
    ..This study examines the relationship between participation in activities and the length of time residents remain in AL...
  23. ncbi request reprint Treating depression in Alzheimer disease: efficacy and safety of sertraline therapy, and the benefits of depression reduction: the DIADS
    Constantine G Lyketsos
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:737-46. 2003
    ..Results of prior antidepressant treatment studies have produced contradictory findings and have not fully assessed the benefits of depression reduction...
  24. pmc Episodic memory in dementia: Characteristics of new learning that differentiate Alzheimer's, Huntington's, and Parkinson's diseases
    Eleni Aretouli
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 25:396-409. 2010
    ..Individual learning and memory measures of the HVLT-R and the HB provided very high sensitivity and specificity in distinguishing cortical versus subcortical dementias and modest accuracy in separating the two subcortical diseases...
  25. pmc Cognitive predictors of everyday functioning in older adults: results from the ACTIVE Cognitive Intervention Trial
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 798 Hampton House, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:557-66. 2011
    ..The present study sought to predict changes in everyday functioning using cognitive tests...
  26. ncbi request reprint Predictors of functional impairment in residents of assisted-living facilities: the Maryland Assisted Living study
    Daniel J Burdick
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:258-64. 2005
    ..This study examines predictors of functional impairment in assisted living residents in the domains of cognition, mood, and health...
  27. ncbi request reprint The Maryland Assisted Living Study: prevalence, recognition, and treatment of dementia and other psychiatric disorders in the assisted living population of central Maryland
    Adam Rosenblatt
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1618-25. 2004
    ..To obtain a direct estimate of the prevalence of dementia and other psychiatric disorders in residents of assisted living (AL) in Central Maryland, and their rates of recognition and treatment...
  28. pmc The fate of the 0.5s: predictors of 2-year outcome in mild cognitive impairment
    Eleni Aretouli
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 17:277-88. 2011
    ..Decline over 2 years was best predicted by informant ratings of subtle functional impairments and lower baseline scores on memory, category fluency, and constructional praxis...
  29. pmc Gray matter in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: voxel-based morphometry
    David Bonekamp
    The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Neuroreport 21:259-63. 2010
    ..Voxel-based morphometry provides an operator-unbiased means to investigate volumetric differences, which may be related to impaired neuropsychological functioning...
  30. pmc The physical environment influences neuropsychiatric symptoms and other outcomes in assisted living residents
    Mark C Bicket
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, MD, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:1044-54. 2010
    ..We sought to quantify the relationship of AL physical environment with resident outcomes including neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS), quality of life (QOL), and fall risk, and to compare the effects for demented and non-demented residents...
  31. pmc Predictors of providing informed consent or assent for research participation in assisted living residents
    Betty S Black
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:83-91. 2008
    ..This study's goal was to identify factors associated with providing either informed consent or assent for research in individuals at high risk for cognitive impairment...
  32. ncbi request reprint Predictors of caregiver unawareness and nontreatment of dementia among residents of assisted living facilities: the Maryland Assisted Living Study
    Donovan T Maust
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:668-75. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to identify and evaluate factors associated with caregiver unawareness of dementia and failure to treat dementia in AL...
  33. ncbi request reprint A four-year prospective study of cognitive functioning in Huntington's disease
    Julianna Ward
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:445-54. 2006
    ..g., QNE and Trail Making Test, Part A) but not in dysfunction on tasks requiring higher-order processing...
  34. pmc Parallel but not equivalent: challenges and solutions for repeated assessment of cognition over time
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:758-72. 2012
    ..This study's objective was to compare mean, linear, and equipercentile equating methods and demonstrate their utility in longitudinal research...
  35. pmc Word list memory predicts everyday function and problem-solving in the elderly: results from the ACTIVE cognitive intervention trial
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 18:129-46. 2011
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology in patients with degenerative cerebellar diseases: a comparison to Huntington's disease
    Iracema Leroi
    Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1306-14. 2002
    ..This study estimated the psychiatric morbidity of patients with degenerative cerebellar diseases...
  37. ncbi request reprint Patient predictors of response to treatment of depression in Alzheimer's disease: the DIADS study
    Martin Steinberg
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:144-50. 2004
    ..To investigate patient predictors of response to treatment of Major Depressive Episode (MDE) in Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairments in cerebellar degeneration: a comparison with Huntington's disease
    Jason Brandt
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 16:176-84. 2004
    ..These differences may reflect the involvement of the cerebellar dentate nucleus and the striatal nuclei in separate "loops" or closed circuits, linking them with specific areas of cerebral neocortex...
  39. ncbi request reprint Regional white matter change in pre-symptomatic Huntington's disease: a diffusion tensor imaging study
    Sarah A J Reading
    Division of Psychiatric Neuroimaging, Department of Psychiatry, The Johns Hopkins University, Phipps 313, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Psychiatry Res 140:55-62. 2005
    ..Our results indicate that, before the onset of manifest HD, there are regional decreases in fractional anisotropy, indicating early white matter disorganization...
  40. ncbi request reprint Functional brain changes in presymptomatic Huntington's disease
    Sarah A J Reading
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ann Neurol 55:879-83. 2004
    ..In the setting of normal cognitive performance, presymptomatic HD subjects had significantly and specifically less activation in the left anterior cingulate cortex (BA 24, 32) compared with matched controls...
  41. pmc Memory training in the ACTIVE study: how much is needed and who benefits?
    George W Rebok
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Aging Health 25:21S-42S. 2013
    ....
  42. doi request reprint The impact of complex chronic diseases on care utilization among assisted living residents
    Matthew K McNabney
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 5200 Eastern Ave, MFL Bldg, 7th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA Electronic address
    Geriatr Nurs 35:26-30. 2014
    ..We estimated the amount and intensity of care delivered by the staff for residents with these conditions...
  43. doi request reprint Prefrontal executive function associated coupling relates to Huntington's disease stage
    Paul G Unschuld
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA Division of Psychiatry Research and Psychogeriatric Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Cortex 49:2661-73. 2013
    ..Additional longitudinal studies may reveal temporal relationships between impaired task-related premotor-MPFC coupling and other brain changes in HD. ..
  44. doi request reprint Four-year outcome of mild cognitive impairment: the contribution of executive dysfunction
    Eleni Aretouli
    Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
    Neuropsychology 27:95-106. 2013
    ..This prospective study examined the predictive value of EC for subsequent cognitive decline in persons with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) over a 4-year period...
  45. pmc The spectrum of medical illness and medication use among residents of assisted living facilities in central Maryland
    Matthew K McNabney
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:558-64. 2008
    ..To better inform efforts to optimize care in this setting, we sought to quantify chronic medical illnesses and their treatment...
  46. pmc Predictors of new-onset depression after mild traumatic brain injury
    Vani Rao
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 22:100-4. 2010
    ..Identifying risk factors for mild TBI depression can aid in early diagnosis and treatment...
  47. pmc Everyday functioning in mild cognitive impairment and its relationship with executive cognition
    Eleni Aretouli
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:224-33. 2010
    ..The present study investigated the contribution of three domains of executive cognition to everyday functioning among persons with MCI...
  48. doi request reprint Cognitive functioning in compulsive hoarding
    Rianne M Blom
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 25:1139-44. 2011
    ..This latter finding provides some evidence to suggest that CH and OCD have, at least on this one measure, differing cognitive substrates...
  49. doi request reprint Cohort differences in dementia recognition and treatment indicators among assisted living residents in Maryland: did a change in the resident assessment tool make a difference?
    Quincy M Samus
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:2047-56. 2013
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Identifying dementia in high-risk community samples: the memory and medical care study
    Betty Smith Black
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 17:9-18. 2003
    ..62, 95% confidence interval = 0.45-0.78). The methods used in the MMCS are efficient and reasonably valid for establishing a cohort of subjects to investigate how dementia is assessed, diagnosed, and treated in the community...
  51. pmc Brain metabolite alterations and cognitive dysfunction in early Huntington's disease
    Paul G Unschuld
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Mov Disord 27:895-902. 2012
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Stressful life event appraisal and coping in patients with psychogenic seizures and those with epilepsy
    S Marc Testa
    Baltimore VA Medical Center, 10 N Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Seizure 21:282-7. 2012
    ..Coping in PNES is characterized by elevated levels of perceived distress and fewer action strategies than are normally employed to reduce the impact of a stressor. These findings may inform cognitive behavioral therapy of PNES patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of major depression one year after predictive testing for Huntington's disease
    Ann Marie Codori
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Genet Test 8:114-9. 2004
    ..Clinical testing programs should assess patients for depressive symptoms after testing, and patients with clinically significant complaints should be referred to a mental health professional...
  54. doi request reprint Stimulus type affects Wada memory performance
    S Marc Testa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Medical Psychology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Meyer 218, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 13:458-62. 2008
    ....
  55. doi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of a writing workshop intervention to improve autobiographical memory and well-being in older adults
    Kate de Medeiros
    The Copper Ridge Institute, Sykesville, MD Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:803-11. 2011
    ..The present study assessed the effectiveness of a structured autobiographical writing workshop for improving AM, mood and self-concept in older adults...
  56. doi request reprint Do Older Adults Use the Method of Loci? Results From the ACTIVE Study
    Alden L Gross
    a Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Exp Aging Res 40:140-63. 2014
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Screening by telephone in the Alzheimer's disease anti-inflammatory prevention trial
    Gila Z Reckess
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 36:433-43. 2013
    ..TAB performance characteristics also appeared slightly better than those of the TICS alone. Given its benefits in time and cost when screening for cognitive disorders, telephone screening should be considered for large samples. ..
  58. pmc Measurement equivalence in ADL and IADL difficulty across international surveys of aging: findings from the HRS, SHARE, and ELSA
    Kitty S Chan
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205 1901, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 67:121-32. 2012
    ..To examine the measurement equivalence of items on disability across three international surveys of aging...
  59. doi request reprint Do patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures have positive covert attitudes toward sickness?
    S Marc Testa
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 19:323-7. 2010
    ..This IAT methodology found little support for the notion that patients with PNES harbor positive attitudes toward illness. Limitations of the IAT methodology are reviewed and recommendations are provided...
  60. ncbi request reprint Time of day affects episodic memory in older adults
    Barbara Martini
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 15:146-64. 2008
    ..e., noon). These findings may have implications for clinical assessment, the design of research on dementia, and the daily functioning of older adults...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effect of dementia and treatment of dementia on time to discharge from assisted living facilities: the Maryland assisted living study
    Constantine G Lyketsos
    Department of Psychiatry Johns Hopkins Bayview, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1031-7. 2007
    ..To estimate the association between dementia and time to discharge from individual assisted living (AL) facilities and examine, in residents with dementia, factors associated with shorter duration of residence in individual AL facilities...
  62. ncbi request reprint Randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial of sertraline in the treatment of depression complicating Alzheimer's disease: initial results from the Depression in Alzheimer's Disease study
    C G Lyketsos
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1686-9. 2000
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of sertraline in the treatment of major depression in 22 outpatients with Alzheimer's disease...
  63. ncbi request reprint Effects of ketogenic diet on development and behavior: preliminary report of a prospective study
    M B Pulsifer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 43:301-6. 2001
    ..These preliminary results support prior anecdotal reports of the beneficial effects of the diet on cognition and behavior...
  64. ncbi request reprint The association of CAG repeat length with clinical progression in Huntington disease
    A Rosenblatt
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neurology 66:1016-20. 2006
    ..To determine whether the rate of clinical progression in Huntington disease (HD) is influenced by the size of the CAG expansion...
  65. 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)...
  66. doi request reprint Personality Assessment Inventory among patients with psychogenic seizures and those with epilepsy
    S Marc Testa
    Baltimore VA Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Epilepsia 52:e84-8. 2011
    ..However, the inventory appears to identify specific psychopathological symptoms that may be targets of psychological/psychiatric intervention...
  67. pmc Scientific and ethical issues related to deep brain stimulation for disorders of mood, behavior, and thought
    Peter Rabins
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 66:931-7. 2009
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological functioning and its relationship to antiphospholipid antibodies in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Elizabeth Leritz
    Division of Medical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 24:527-33. 2002
    ..No coherent neuropsychological pattern emerged, but LA+ patients performed worse than LA- patients on measures assessing attention, concentration, and visual search, as well as spatial learning and memory...
  69. ncbi request reprint Predictors of psychological adjustment to genetic testing for Huntington's disease
    A M Codori
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 4218, USA
    Health Psychol 16:36-50. 1997
    ..The study delineated risk factors for psychological distress that should be considered by people contemplating testing for Huntington's disease...
  70. pmc Inhibition of glutamate carboxypeptidase II (GCPII) activity as a treatment for cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosis
    Kristen A Rahn
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Brain Science Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:20101-6. 2012
    ..These data suggest that NAAG is a unique biomarker for cognitive function in MS and that inhibition of GCPII might be a unique therapeutic strategy for recovery of cognitive function...
  71. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Hopkins Medication Schedule to identify difficulties in taking medications
    Michelle C Carlson
    Center on Aging and Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 700, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:217-23. 2005
    ..The authors thus developed and validated the Hopkins Medication Schedule (HMS), a new objective test of one's ability to understand and implement a routine prescription medication...
  72. pmc Motor disorder in Huntington's disease begins as a dysfunction in error feedback control
    M A Smith
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2195, USA
    Nature 403:544-9. 2000
    ..This dysfunction may be observed years before clinical disease onset and grows worse as the disease progresses...
  73. ncbi request reprint Association between executive attention and physical functional performance in community-dwelling older women
    M C Carlson
    School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 54:S262-70. 1999
    ..This study examined whether executive attentional abilities were uniquely associated with the performance of complex, instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) in cognitively intact and physically high-functioning older women...
  74. doi request reprint New antiepileptic drug safety information is not transmitted systematically and accepted by U.S. neurologists
    Sarah G Bell
    Johns Hopkins University, Department of Neurology, 600 N Wolfe St, Meyer 2 147, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 29:36-40. 2013
    ..Most surveyed neurologists would prefer implementing "a formal warning process via specialty organizations" with e-mails of updated product insert warnings. ..
  75. ncbi request reprint Incidence, prevalence, and outcomes of depression in residents of a long-term care facility with dementia
    Jennifer L Payne
    Neuropsychiatry Service, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:247-53. 2002
    ..The course of depression in residents of long-term care with dementia is not well studied...
  76. ncbi request reprint Apo-E genotype and verbal deficits in Alzheimer's disease
    D X Rasmusson
    Department of Psychiatry Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 8:335-7. 1996
    ..Further study with larger samples may reveal that Apo-E genotype accounts for some of the variability in cognitive deficits observed in Alzheimer's disease...
  77. ncbi request reprint Odor identification in Huntington's disease patients and asymptomatic gene carriers
    F W Bylsma
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 9:598-600. 1997
    ..The University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT) revealed substantial odor identification deficits only in HD patients...
  78. ncbi request reprint "Subcortical" cognitive impairment in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    E Leritz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 6:821-5. 2000
    ..These results suggest that SLE patients can have psychomotor and mental tracking deficits of a type seen in patients with subcortical brain disease, even in the absence of gross neurologic involvement...
  79. ncbi request reprint Conceptual and perceptual implicit memory in Huntington's disease
    P M Maki
    Laboratory of Personality and Cognition, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Neuropsychology 14:331-40. 2000
    ..Frontal dysfunction in HD may lessen the influence of generative strategies on tests of CIM without compromising performance...
  80. ncbi request reprint Predictor index of mortality in dementia patients upon entry into long-term care
    M C Carlson
    Neuropsychiatry and Memory Group, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M567-70. 2001
    ..There are, as yet, no predictive equations developed for those in the late stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  81. ncbi request reprint Consequences of premature discontinuation of the developmental test of visual-motor integration: can these tests be salvaged?
    D J Gordon
    Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America
    Clin Neuropsychol 13:456-7. 1999
    ..These data indicate that premature discontinuation of this test results in a minimal loss of points overall, and thus, does not invalidate the interpretation of its score...
  82. ncbi request reprint APOE genotype and survival in men and women with Alzheimer's disease
    G Dal Forno
    Department of Neurology, Neuropathology Laboratory, and the Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Neurology 58:1045-50. 2002
    ..Because survival in AD is generally longer in women than in men, the authors investigated whether APOE affects 10-year survival equally in men and women...
  83. ncbi request reprint Anterograde and retrograde memory in children anesthetized with propofol
    J B Rich
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 21:535-46. 1999
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint The cognitive outcome of hemispherectomy in 71 children
    Margaret B Pulsifer
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 2696, USA
    Epilepsia 45:243-54. 2004
    ..Seizures were due to cortical dysplasias (n = 27), Rasmussen syndrome (n = 37), or vascular malformations or strokes (n = 7). Both presurgical and follow-up results are available and reported for 53 patients...
  85. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms in Alzheimer's disease: natural course and temporal relation to function and cognitive status
    Roee Holtzer
    Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Taub Institute, G H Gertrude Sergievsky Center and Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2083-9. 2005
    ..To examine the natural course of depressive symptoms in patients with probable Alzheimer's disease (AD), specifically, the temporal relationship between depressive symptoms, function, and cognitive status...
  86. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of aromatherapy for agitation in nursing home patients with dementia
    Lynn A Snow
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Health Services Research and Development Service, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:431-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether smelling lavender oil decreases the frequency of agitated behaviors in patients with dementia...
  87. ncbi request reprint Randomized placebo-controlled trial of donepezil in cognitive impairment in Parkinson's disease
    Iracema Leroi
    Department of Psychiatry, North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:1-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of donepezil, an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, as a treatment for cognitive impairment and dementia in patients with Parkinson' s disease (PD)...
  88. ncbi request reprint The rate of cognitive decline and risk of reaching clinical milestones in Alzheimer disease
    Roee Holtzer
    Sergievsky Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:1137-42. 2003
    ..However, the relationship between the rate of cognitive decline at the initial disease phase and the risk of reaching clinical milestones in subsequent years has not yet been examined...
  89. ncbi request reprint Psychopathological features in Alzheimer's disease: course and relationship with cognitive status
    Roee Holtzer
    Sergievsky Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:953-60. 2003
    ..To examine the course, clinical correlates, and relationship between cognitive status and psychopathological features in patients with probable Alzheimer's disease (AD) followed over a 5-year period...
  90. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of patient dependence in Alzheimer disease
    Adam M Brickman
    Department of Neurology, Gertrude H Sergievsky Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 59:1304-8. 2002
    ..Validity and reliability of this scale have been demonstrated, but the progression throughout long periods in patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) has not previously been examined...
  91. ncbi request reprint What do Alzheimer's disease patients know about animals? It depends on task structure and presentation format
    Jill B Rich
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 8:83-94. 2002
    ..These results suggest that AD patients' semantic judgments are impaired when the retrieval context is unstructured, but perform normally under supportive retrieval conditions...
  92. pmc Delusions and hallucinations are associated with worse outcome in Alzheimer disease
    Nikolaos Scarmeas
    Cognitive Neuroscience Division of the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer s Disease and the Aging Brain, The Gertrude H Sergievsky Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:1601-8. 2005
    ..According to all previous literature, they are not associated with mortality...
  93. ncbi request reprint Use of an Italian version of the telephone interview for cognitive status in Alzheimer's disease
    Gloria Dal Forno
    Clinical Neurology, University Campus Biomedico, Rome, Italy
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:126-33. 2006
    ..Validation of an Italian version of the Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status (I-TICS)...
  94. pmc The effects of patient function and dependence on costs of care in Alzheimer's disease
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Program of Research on Serious Physical and Mental Illness, James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1497-503. 2008
    ..To estimate incremental effects of patients' dependence and function on costs of care during the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and to compare strengths of their relationships with different cost components...
  95. pmc Characteristics and outcomes for assisted living residents with dementia: comparing dementia-specific care units with non-dementia-specific care units
    Quincy M Samus
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1361-3. 2008
  96. pmc Distinct pools of beta-amyloid in Alzheimer disease-affected brain: a clinicopathologic study
    Joshua R Steinerman
    Departments of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, 630 W 168th St, P and S Box 16, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:906-12. 2008
    ..To determine whether beta-amyloid (Abeta) peptides segregated into distinct biochemical compartments would differentially correlate with clinical severity of Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  97. pmc Home health and informal care utilization and costs over time in Alzheimer's disease
    Carolyn W Zhu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 27:1-20. 2008
    ....
  98. pmc Cognitive function over time in the Alzheimer's Disease Anti-inflammatory Prevention Trial (ADAPT): results of a randomized, controlled trial of naproxen and celecoxib
    Barbara K Martin
    Arch Neurol 65:896-905. 2008
    ..Observational studies have shown reduced risk of Alzheimer dementia in users of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs...
  99. pmc Measuring cerebral atrophy and white matter hyperintensity burden to predict the rate of cognitive decline in Alzheimer disease
    Adam M Brickman
    Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer s Disease and the Aging Brain, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 630 W 168th St, Campus Box 16, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:1202-8. 2008
    ..To determine if baseline measurements of cerebral atrophy and severity of white matter hyperintensity (WMH) predict the rate of future cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  100. pmc Exercise, APOE, and working memory: MEG and behavioral evidence for benefit of exercise in epsilon4 carriers
    Sean P Deeny
    Department of Kinesiology, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, United States
    Biol Psychol 78:179-87. 2008
    ..The M170 peak was identified as a potential marker for pre-clinical decline as epsilon4 carriers exhibited longer M170 latency, and highly physically active participants exhibited greater M170 amplitude to matching probe trials...
  101. pmc Disruptive behavior as a predictor in Alzheimer disease
    Nikolaos Scarmeas
    Gertrude H Sergievsky Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Neurol 64:1755-61. 2007
    ..Disruptive behavior is common in Alzheimer disease (AD). There are conflicting reports regarding its ability to predict cognitive decline, functional decline, institutionalization, and mortality...