Adam P Spira

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Insomnia and health services utilization in middle-aged and older adults: results from the Health and Retirement Study
    Christopher N Kaufmann
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Hampton House, Room 794, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1512-7. 2013
  2. pmc Depressive symptoms in oldest-old women: risk of mild cognitive impairment and dementia
    Adam P Spira
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:1006-15. 2012
  3. pmc Objectively measured sleep quality and nursing home placement in older women
    Adam P Spira
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1237-43. 2012
  4. pmc Poor sleep quality and functional decline in older women
    Adam P Spira
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1092-8. 2012
  5. pmc Reliability and validity of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in older men
    Adam P Spira
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:433-9. 2012
  6. pmc Sleep and physical functioning in family caregivers of older adults with memory impairment
    Adam P Spira
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:306-11. 2010
  7. pmc Anxiety symptoms and objectively measured sleep quality in older women
    Adam P Spira
    Division of Geriatrics and Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:136-43. 2009
  8. pmc Mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and their subtypes in oldest old women
    Kristine Yaffe
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Arch Neurol 68:631-6. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Subclinical anxiety symptoms, sleep, and daytime dysfunction in older adults with primary insomnia
    Adam P Spira
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 21:149-53. 2008
  10. pmc Behavioral correlates of sleep-disordered breathing in older men
    Eric J Kezirian
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Sleep 32:253-61. 2009

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Insomnia and health services utilization in middle-aged and older adults: results from the Health and Retirement Study
    Christopher N Kaufmann
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Hampton House, Room 794, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1512-7. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Depressive symptoms in oldest-old women: risk of mild cognitive impairment and dementia
    Adam P Spira
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:1006-15. 2012
    ..We determined whether elevated depressive symptoms predicted 5-year incident mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia, and neuropsychological test performance among oldest-old women...
  3. pmc Objectively measured sleep quality and nursing home placement in older women
    Adam P Spira
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1237-43. 2012
    ..To determine the association between objectively measured sleep and subsequent placement in a nursing home or a personal care home...
  4. pmc Poor sleep quality and functional decline in older women
    Adam P Spira
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1092-8. 2012
    ..To determine whether objectively measured sleep quality predicts 5-year incident instrumental activity of daily living (IADL) impairment and decline in grip strength and gait speed in older women...
  5. pmc Reliability and validity of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in older men
    Adam P Spira
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:433-9. 2012
    ..These measures, however, have not been comprehensively evaluated for their psychometrics in older men. We determined the internal consistency reliability and construct validity of the PSQI and ESS in a sample of older men...
  6. pmc Sleep and physical functioning in family caregivers of older adults with memory impairment
    Adam P Spira
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:306-11. 2010
    ..Sleep disturbance is common in caregivers of older adults with memory disorders. Little is known, however, about the implications of caregivers' poor sleep with regard to their physical functioning...
  7. pmc Anxiety symptoms and objectively measured sleep quality in older women
    Adam P Spira
    Division of Geriatrics and Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:136-43. 2009
    ..Few studies have examined the association between anxiety symptoms and objectively measured sleep quality in older adults. The authors determined this association in a large cohort of very old community-dwelling women...
  8. pmc Mild cognitive impairment, dementia, and their subtypes in oldest old women
    Kristine Yaffe
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Arch Neurol 68:631-6. 2011
    ..The population of oldest old is increasing, but the prevalence of cognitive impairment is not well characterized in this group...
  9. doi request reprint Subclinical anxiety symptoms, sleep, and daytime dysfunction in older adults with primary insomnia
    Adam P Spira
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 21:149-53. 2008
    ..Thus, subclinical anxiety symptoms may be an important target for clinical intervention to improve sleep and functioning in older adults with primary insomnia...
  10. pmc Behavioral correlates of sleep-disordered breathing in older men
    Eric J Kezirian
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Sleep 32:253-61. 2009
    ....
  11. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing, hypoxia, and risk of mild cognitive impairment and dementia in older women
    Kristine Yaffe
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    JAMA 306:613-9. 2011
    ..Cross-sectional studies have linked sleep-disordered breathing to poor cognition; however, it remains unclear whether sleep-disordered breathing precedes cognitive impairment in older adults...
  12. pmc Neuropsychiatric symptoms, apolipoprotein E gene, and risk of progression to cognitive impairment, no dementia and dementia: the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (ADAMS)
    Sherry A Beaudreau
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:672-80. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship of neuropsychiatric symptoms and apolipoprotein E (APOE) ε4 allele status to dementia at baseline and progression to dementia in older adults with and without cognitive impairment, no dementia (CIND)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing and cognition in older women
    Adam P Spira
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:45-50. 2008
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  14. 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
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  15. pmc Neuropsychiatric symptoms in mild cognitive impairment: differences by subtype and progression to dementia
    Emily R Edwards
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:716-22. 2009
    ..In addition, it is unclear whether NPS increase risk of progression to dementia. We investigated the distribution of NPS across MCI subtypes and determined whether NPS increase risk of progression to dementia...
  16. pmc Cognition in obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAS): current clinical knowledge and the impact of treatment
    Stephanie A Kielb
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 1620 McElderry Street, Reed Hall 2 East, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Neuromolecular Med 14:180-93. 2012
    ..We conclude with a discussion of the mechanisms that have been proposed to explain cognitive dysfunction in OSAS and directions for future research...
  17. doi request reprint Restless legs syndrome symptomatology, attitudes and beliefs among treated and untreated individuals
    Christine M Ramsey
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Sleep Med 13:1226-31. 2012
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  18. doi request reprint The relationship between objectively measured sleep disturbance and dementia family caregiver distress and burden
    Sherry A Beaudreau
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 21:159-65. 2008
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Subclinical anxiety symptoms, sleep, and daytime dysfunction in older adults with primary insomnia
    Adam P Spira
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 21:56-60. 2008
    ..Thus, subclinical anxiety symptoms may be an important target for clinical intervention to improve sleep and functioning in older adults with primary insomnia."..
  20. doi request reprint Self-reported sleep and β-amyloid deposition in community-dwelling older adults
    Adam P Spira
    Department of Mental Health, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Neurol 70:1537-43. 2013
    ..OBJECTIVE To determine the association between self-reported sleep variables and Aβ deposition in community-dwelling older adults...
  21. pmc Sleep problems, psychiatric hospitalization, and emergency department use among psychiatric patients with Medicaid
    Christopher N Kaufmann
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Mental Health, Hampton House, 624 North Broadway, 8th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 62:1101-5. 2011
    ..This study examined the prevalence of sleep problems and their association with the use of inpatient and emergency department services by Medicaid recipients with serious mental illness...
  22. doi request reprint Accuracy of reports of lifetime mental and physical disorders: results from the Baltimore epidemiological catchment area study
    Yoichiro Takayanagi
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Psychiatry 71:273-80. 2014
    ..The population burden of mental disorders may therefore be substantially higher than previously appreciated. ..
  23. doi request reprint Lifetime manic spectrum episodes and all-cause mortality: 26-year follow-up of the NIMH epidemiologic catchment area study
    Christine M Ramsey
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Health, USA
    J Affect Disord 151:337-42. 2013
    ..This analysis evaluated the association between manic spectrum episodes and risk of all-cause mortality over a 26-year follow-up in a population-based study...
  24. doi request reprint Non-pharmacological prevention of major depression among community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review of the efficacy of psychotherapy interventions
    Su Yeon Lee
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, United States
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 55:522-9. 2012
    ..Results suggest that psychotherapy is a safe and cost-effective method to reduce the public health burden of depression among older adults with subthreshold depression...
  25. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in depressive subtypes and access to mental health care in the United States
    Su Yeon Lee
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 155:130-7. 2014
    ..This study sought to identify depressive subtypes associated with low use of mental health services across racial and ethnic groups based on a large, nationally representative sample of adults in the U.S...
  26. pmc Optimizing sleep in older adults: treating insomnia
    Alexandra M Wennberg
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    Maturitas 76:247-52. 2013
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  27. pmc Memory training interventions for older adults: a meta-analysis
    Alden L Gross
    Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Aging Ment Health 16:722-34. 2012
    ..These findings can inform the design of future memory training programs for older adults...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effective use of consent forms and interactive questions in the consent process
    Barton W Palmer
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    IRB 30:8-12. 2008