Vani A Rao

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Diffusion tensor imaging atlas-based analyses in major depression after mild traumatic brain injury
    Vani Rao
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 24:309-15. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Sleep disturbance after mild traumatic brain injury: indicator of injury?
    Vani Rao
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 23:201-5. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Neuroanatomical correlates of depression in post traumatic brain injury: preliminary results of a pilot study
    Vani Rao
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 22:231-5. 2010
  4. pmc Neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia patients with and without a history of traumatic brain injury
    Vani Rao
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 22:166-72. 2010
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. pmc Prevalence and types of sleep disturbances acutely after traumatic brain injury
    Vani Rao
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Brain Inj 22:381-6. 2008
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Apathy syndrome after traumatic brain injury compared with deficits in schizophrenia
    Vani Rao
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Univ School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    Psychosomatics 48:217-22. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric sequelae of traumatic brain injury: a case report
    Vani Rao
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Suite 308, 550 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:728-35. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Diffusion tensor imaging atlas-based analyses in major depression after mild traumatic brain injury
    Vani Rao
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 24:309-15. 2012
    ..These preliminary results highlight the need for additional studies, including studies using a larger sample and appropriate controls...
  2. doi request reprint Sleep disturbance after mild traumatic brain injury: indicator of injury?
    Vani Rao
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 23:201-5. 2011
    ..These pilot findings need to be replicated on larger samples...
  3. doi request reprint Neuroanatomical correlates of depression in post traumatic brain injury: preliminary results of a pilot study
    Vani Rao
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 22:231-5. 2010
    ..The results suggest a possible role of frontotemporal lobe and basal ganglia pathology in depression after TBI...
  4. pmc Neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia patients with and without a history of traumatic brain injury
    Vani Rao
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 22:166-72. 2010
    ..7% versus 5.4%, OR=2.8, p=0.02), but not other neuropsychiatric symptoms. Traumatic brain injury may increase the risk of disinhibition in patients with dementia...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Prevalence and types of sleep disturbances acutely after traumatic brain injury
    Vani Rao
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Brain Inj 22:381-6. 2008
    ..To assess the prevalence of and risk factors for sleep disturbances in the acute post-traumatic brain injury (TBI) period...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Apathy syndrome after traumatic brain injury compared with deficits in schizophrenia
    Vani Rao
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Univ School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 7218, USA
    Psychosomatics 48:217-22. 2007
    ..Their differences may help to identify anatomical correlates of these apathy syndromes and aid in the design of more effective management strategies for both groups of patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric sequelae of traumatic brain injury: a case report
    Vani Rao
    Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Suite 308, 550 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:728-35. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint An open-label study of escitalopram (Lexapro) for the treatment of 'Depression of Alzheimer's disease' (dAD)
    V Rao
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:273-4. 2006
    ..Depression is a frequent neuropsychiatric complication of Alzheimer's Disease...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological impairment in deficit vs. non-deficit schizophrenia
    Nicola G Cascella
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Meyer 144, Baltimore, MD 21287, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 42:930-7. 2008
    ..Their impairment of verbal fluency is consistent with the observation that poverty of speech is a clinically significant feature of patients with SZ-D...
  14. pmc Neuropsychological functioning in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
    David J Schretlen
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 7218, and Olin Neuropsychiatric Research Center, Hartford Hospital Institute of Living, CT, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:179-86. 2007
    ..Some patients with bipolar disorder (BD) demonstrate neuropsychological deficits even when stable. However, it remains unclear whether these differ qualitatively from those seen in schizophrenia (SZ)...
  15. doi request reprint Gray-matter abnormalities in deficit schizophrenia
    Nicola G Cascella
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Schizophr Res 120:63-70. 2010
    ..Further, the neuroanatomic differences between these two putative subtypes of schizophrenia involve brain regions that appear to be associated with the negative symptoms that define the deficit syndrome of schizophrenia...

Research Grants2

  1. Post Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Depression
    Vani Rao; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..All three hypotheses will hold true at each time point, even when gender, personal past psychiatric history, family history, and alcohol/substance abuse/depedence are adjusted for in the analysis. ..