Mary Beth Spitznagel

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Affiliation: Kent State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of cognitive function in postoperative weight loss outcomes: 36-month follow-up
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Obes Surg 24:1078-84. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Ability to regulate emotion is predicted by depressive symptoms and cognitive function in a cardiac sample
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 28:453-9. 2013
  3. pmc Cognitive function predicts 24-month weight loss success after bariatric surgery
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:765-70. 2013
  4. pmc Cognitive function is linked to adherence to bariatric postoperative guidelines
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio 44242, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:580-5. 2013
  5. pmc Cognitive function predicts weight loss after bariatric surgery
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:453-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Serum ghrelin is inversely associated with cognitive function in a sample of non-demented elderly
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Kent State University Summa Health System, Ohio 44242, USA
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 64:608-11. 2010
  7. pmc The interactive effects of cerebral perfusion and depression on cognitive function in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:632-9. 2013
  8. pmc Reduced memory in fat mass and obesity-associated allele carriers among older adults with cardiovascular disease
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44240, USA
    Psychogeriatrics 13:35-40. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The 2-minute step test is independently associated with cognitive function in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:468-74. 2012
  10. doi request reprint TCF7L2 polymorphism and cognitive test performance in cardiovascular disease
    Therese Anne Keary
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Psychogeriatrics 12:93-8. 2012

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Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of cognitive function in postoperative weight loss outcomes: 36-month follow-up
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Obes Surg 24:1078-84. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that early postoperative cognitive dysfunction would predict higher body mass index (BMI) and lower percent weight loss (%WL) in the total sample at 36 month follow-up...
  2. doi request reprint Ability to regulate emotion is predicted by depressive symptoms and cognitive function in a cardiac sample
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 28:453-9. 2013
    ..Given that patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) often exhibit both cognitive and mood changes, these could, in combination, lead to increased volatility of emotion...
  3. pmc Cognitive function predicts 24-month weight loss success after bariatric surgery
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:765-70. 2013
    ..e., cognition 12 weeks after surgery, controlling for baseline cognition) was expected to predict lower body mass index (BMI) and higher percent total weight loss (%WL) at 24-month follow-up...
  4. pmc Cognitive function is linked to adherence to bariatric postoperative guidelines
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio 44242, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:580-5. 2013
    ..The present study examined the relationship between cognitive function and adherence to bariatric postoperative guidelines. We expected that higher cognitive function would be associated with better adherence to postoperative guidelines...
  5. pmc Cognitive function predicts weight loss after bariatric surgery
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:453-9. 2013
    ..Three sites of the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery parent project were used: Columbia (New York, NY), Cornell (Princeton, NJ), and the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute (Fargo, ND)...
  6. doi request reprint Serum ghrelin is inversely associated with cognitive function in a sample of non-demented elderly
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Kent State University Summa Health System, Ohio 44242, USA
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 64:608-11. 2010
    ..The orexigenic hormone, ghrelin, is linked to learning and memory in animal studies. No previous study has investigated whether cognition is related to ghrelin in the non-demented elderly...
  7. pmc The interactive effects of cerebral perfusion and depression on cognitive function in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:632-9. 2013
    ..The mechanisms of this relationship are unclear, and the current study examined whether cerebral perfusion moderates the association between depressive symptoms and cognitive impairment in patients with HF...
  8. pmc Reduced memory in fat mass and obesity-associated allele carriers among older adults with cardiovascular disease
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44240, USA
    Psychogeriatrics 13:35-40. 2013
    ..e. FTO-AC/AA) and non-carriers (i.e. FTO-CC) on indices of attention/executive function/psychomotor speed, memory, language, and visual-spatial ability in a sample of older patients with cardiovascular disease...
  9. doi request reprint The 2-minute step test is independently associated with cognitive function in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:468-74. 2012
    ..This study examined whether the 2MST is associated with cognitive function in older adults with HF...
  10. doi request reprint TCF7L2 polymorphism and cognitive test performance in cardiovascular disease
    Therese Anne Keary
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Psychogeriatrics 12:93-8. 2012
    ..The present study examines cognitive function among transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) genotype groups in a sample of older adults with cardiovascular disease...
  11. doi request reprint CAMTA1 T polymorphism is associated with neuropsychological test performance in older adults with cardiovascular disease
    Lindsay A Miller
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio 44242, USA
    Psychogeriatrics 11:135-40. 2011
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  12. pmc Cardiovascular fitness associated with cognitive performance in heart failure patients enrolled in cardiac rehabilitation
    Sarah Garcia
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:29. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and neuropsychological function in healthy children and adolescents
    John Gunstad
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Appetite 50:246-51. 2008
    ..Further work is needed to clarify the inconsistent findings between adults and minors...
  14. pmc Cognitive function in morbidly obese individuals with and without binge eating disorder
    Rachel Galioto
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 53:490-5. 2012
    ..Obesity is associated with poorer cognitive function and impulsivity, which may contribute to binge eating disorder (BED). The objective of this study was to compare cognitive function in morbidly obese individuals with and without BED...
  15. doi request reprint Dietary habits moderate the association between heart failure and cognitive impairment
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr 32:106-21. 2013
    ..This study suggests dietary habits can moderate the association between heart failure and performance on tests of attention and executive function. Longitudinal studies are needed to confirm and clarify the mechanisms for our findings...
  16. pmc Poorer physical fitness is associated with reduced structural brain integrity in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Neurol Sci 328:51-7. 2013
    ..In heart failure (HF) patients, poor physical fitness may contribute to cognitive dysfunction and we examined the unique contribution of physical fitness to brain structural integrity among patients with HF...
  17. pmc Independent and interactive effects of blood pressure and cardiac function on brain volume and white matter hyperintensities in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH
    J Am Soc Hypertens 7:336-43. 2013
    ..However, the independent and interactive effects of blood pressure and systemic perfusion on brain structure in HF have yet to be investigated...
  18. pmc The independent association of hypertension with cognitive function among older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    J Neurol Sci 323:216-20. 2012
    ..Cognitive impairment is prevalent among HF patients, though the extent to which hypertension contributes to cognitive function in this population is unclear...
  19. pmc Cognitive profiles in heart failure: a cluster analytic approach
    Lindsay A Miller
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:509-20. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that cognitive impairment in persons with HF is more heterogeneous than commonly believed and has important implications for treatment recommendations...
  20. doi request reprint Depressive symptomatology, exercise adherence, and fitness are associated with reduced cognitive performance in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Aging Health 25:459-77. 2013
    ..The current study used structrual equation modeling to examine whether depression adversely impacts cognitive function in HF through its adverse affects on exercise adherence and cardiovascular fitness...
  21. doi request reprint Cognitive reserve moderates the association between heart failure and cognitive impairment
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:1-10. 2012
    ..No study has examined the influence of cognitive reserve on cognitive functioning in older adults with heart failure...
  22. pmc The adverse impact of type 2 diabetes on brain volume in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 35:309-18. 2013
    ..The current study examined whether comorbid T2DM exacerbates brain atrophy in older adults with HF...
  23. pmc Depression is associated with reduced physical activity in persons with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Health Psychol 31:754-62. 2012
    ..In this study, we examined the relationship between physical activity as assessed by accelerometry, and depression in older adults with HF...
  24. pmc Cognitive function and treatment adherence in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Psychosom Med 74:965-73. 2012
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Increased S100beta is associated with reduced cognitive function in healthy older adults
    Suhrida Yadavalli
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    Neuropsychobiology 57:121-5. 2008
    ..Work from clinical samples show alterations in BBB function is associated with cognitive dysfunction on testing, though no study has examined this possibility in healthy older adults...
  26. pmc Cerebral perfusion is associated with white matter hyperintensities in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 19:E29-34. 2013
    ..These findings support the widely proposed mechanism of cognitive impairment in HF patients and prospective studies are needed to confirm these results. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Elevated body mass index is associated with executive dysfunction in otherwise healthy adults
    John Gunstad
    Department of Psychology, Kent Hall, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 48:57-61. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to identify the etiology of these deficits and whether they resolve after weight loss...
  28. doi request reprint Troponin and S100 beta are associated with depression in healthy older adults
    Andreana Benitez
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Aging Ment Health 13:894-8. 2009
    ..The current study examines the association between biomarkers related to neurocognitive outcome and depression in this population...
  29. doi request reprint beta-Amyloid is associated with reduced cognitive function in healthy older adults
    John Gunstad
    Center for Neuropsychological Studies, Summa Health System, Department of Psychiatry, Akron, OH 44310, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 20:327-30. 2008
    ..Findings indicate that beta-amyloid level is associated with cognitive function in healthy older adults in a pattern similar to early Alzheimer's disease. Further work investigating possible mechanisms is needed...
  30. doi request reprint Improvements in cognitive function following cardiac rehabilitation for older adults with cardiovascular disease
    Kelly M Stanek
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    Int J Neurosci 121:86-93. 2011
    ....
  31. pmc Patient reports of cognitive problems are not associated with neuropsychological test performance in bariatric surgery candidates
    Sarah Garcia
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:797-801. 2013
    ..However, the accuracy of patient self-report of cognitive abilities has not been empirically examined...
  32. pmc Blood pressure and cognitive function in older adults with cardiovascular disease
    John Gunstad
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    Int J Neurosci 119:2228-42. 2009
    ..Past studies link elevated blood pressure (BP) and BP variability to adverse neurocognitive changes in community samples. However, little is known about the relationship between BP indices and cognitive function in older CVD patients...
  33. doi request reprint Executive dysfunction is independently associated with reduced functional independence in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    J Clin Nurs 23:829-36. 2014
    ..To examine the independent association between executive function with instrumental activities of daily living and health behaviours in older adults with heart failure...
  34. pmc Reduced cerebral blood flow and white matter hyperintensities predict poor sleep in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 9:42. 2013
    ..However, no study to date has examined the effects of cerebral blood flow, WMH, and brain volume on sleep quality in HF...
  35. doi request reprint Sleep and cognition in older adults with cardiovascular disease
    Chelsea Kociuba
    Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 25:497-502. 2010
    ..Sleep problems are common in the normal population and likely to be especially prevalent in persons with cardiovascular disease...
  36. pmc Cognitive performance in older adults with stable heart failure: Longitudinal evidence for stability and improvement
    Michael L Alosco
    a Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 21:239-56. 2014
    ....
  37. pmc The additive effects of type-2 diabetes on cognitive function in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2012:348054. 2012
    ..The findings suggest additive contributions of T2DM and HF to impairments in attention, executive function, and motor function. Future work is needed to elucidate the mechanisms by which T2DM exacerbates cognitive impairment in HF...
  38. pmc Obesity interacts with cerebral hypoperfusion to exacerbate cognitive impairment in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis Extra 2:88-98. 2012
    ..The current study examined the association between obesity and cognitive performance among older adults with HF and whether obesity interacts with cerebral hypoperfusion to exacerbate cognitive impairment...
  39. doi request reprint Relationship between body mass index and brain volume in healthy adults
    John Gunstad
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Int J Neurosci 118:1582-93. 2008
    ..These findings support an independent relationship between BMI and brain structure and demonstrate that these differences are not limited to older adults...
  40. pmc Cognitive impairment is independently associated with reduced instrumental activities of daily living in persons with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Ohio 44242, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 27:44-50. 2012
    ..Despite high rates of disability in this population, little is known about the effects of cognitive impairment on instrumental ADLs in this population...
  41. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function after bariatric surgery: evidence for improvement 3 years after surgery
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, 238 Kent Hall Addition, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Am J Surg 207:870-6. 2014
    ..Bariatric surgery is associated with improved cognition, and it is possible that such improvements are found at extended follow-ups. We hypothesized that cognitive improvement would be maintained 3 years after bariatric surgery...
  42. ncbi request reprint Decreased physical activity predicts cognitive dysfunction and reduced cerebral blood flow in heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    J Neurol Sci 339:169-75. 2014
    ..The current study examined whether reduced physical activity increases risk for cognitive impairment and brain hypoperfusion over time in HF...
  43. doi request reprint Reduced cerebral perfusion predicts greater depressive symptoms and cognitive dysfunction at a 1-year follow-up in patients with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 29:428-36. 2014
    ..However, no study has examined this possibility or whether reduced brain perfusion increases risk for future cognitive dysfunction in older adults with HF...
  44. ncbi request reprint Improved memory function two years after bariatric surgery
    Michael L Alosco
    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:32-8. 2014
    ..Bariatric surgery has recently been shown to result in improved memory at 12-weeks postoperatively. However, the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on cognitive function remain unclear...
  45. pmc Structured exercise does not stabilize cognitive function in individuals with mild cognitive impairment residing in a structured living facility
    Lindsay A Miller
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent Hall, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    Int J Neurosci 121:218-23. 2011
    ..Examined in the context of past work, it appears exercise may be beneficial prior to the onset of MCI, though less helpful after its onset...
  46. pmc Sleep apnea and cognitive function in heart failure
    Krysten M Knecht
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol 2012:402079. 2012
    ..Further work is needed to clarify mechanisms for these findings and to determine whether the interactive effects on cognitive function lead to poorer patient outcomes...
  47. doi request reprint Serum leptin levels are associated with cognitive function in older adults
    John Gunstad
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Brain Res 1230:233-6. 2008
    ..The mechanisms for this relationship are unknown and require further examination. Such studies may provide key insight into the mechanisms of age-related cognitive decline and identify possible interventions...
  48. ncbi request reprint The Mini-Mental State Exam (MMSE) is not sensitive to cognitive impairment in bariatric surgery candidates
    Rachel Galioto
    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 10:553-7. 2014
    ..Identification of a brief screening measure to detect cognitive impairment in this population is needed, because comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations may not be available in all clinical settings...
  49. ncbi request reprint Adherence and weight loss outcomes in bariatric surgery: does cognitive function play a role?
    Rachel Galioto
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, 44242, USA
    Obes Surg 23:1703-10. 2013
    ..We then extend these findings, positing a role for cognitive function in moderating the relationship between adherence and postoperative outcomes. ..
  50. ncbi request reprint Handedness and cognition across the healthy lifespan
    John Gunstad
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    Int J Neurosci 117:477-85. 2007
    ..No interaction-among handedness, sex, and age were found. These findings indicate cognitive differences associated with handedness exist independent of medical and psychiatric confounds. Further work is needed to clarify these findings...
  51. ncbi request reprint Exposure to early life trauma is associated with adult obesity
    John Gunstad
    Kent State University, Department of Psychology, Kent Hall, Kent OH 44242, USA
    Psychiatry Res 142:31-7. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that multiple processes mediate the relationship between early life stress and adult obesity and that their relative contributions may differ between men and women...
  52. pmc Reduced heart rate recovery is associated with poorer cognitive function in older adults with cardiovascular disease
    Therese A Keary
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol 2012:392490. 2012
    ..These relationships suggest that changes in autonomic function may be mechanistically related to the impaired cognitive function prevalent in CVD patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function during acute cold exposure with or without sleep deprivation lasting 53 hours
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:703-8. 2009
    ..The possible interactive effects of cold exposure and sleep deprivation on cognition have not previously been examined...
  54. pmc Acute cold exposure and cognitive function: evidence for sustained impairment
    Matthew D Muller
    Exercise and Environmental Physiology Laboratory, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Ergonomics 55:792-8. 2012
    ..e. once physiological parameters had returned to baseline). Further work is needed to develop countermeasures to this predicament...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cognitive reserve preserves cognitive function in obese individuals
    Rachel M Galioto
    a Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 20:684-99. 2013
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Both texting and eating are associated with impaired simulated driving performance
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:468-75. 2012
    ..The objective of the current study was to examine the adverse impact of eating/drinking behavior relative to texting and nondistracted behaviors on a simulated driving task...
  57. pmc Depression is associated with cognitive dysfunction in older adults with heart failure
    Sarah Garcia
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, 221 Kent Hall Addition, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol 2011:368324. 2011
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Abeta40 is associated with cognitive function, body fat and physical fitness in healthy older adults
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44240, USA
    Nutr Neurosci 10:205-9. 2007
    ..Abeta has been shown to be related to body fat and exercise in younger adults; however, no study to date has examined the possible relationship among Abeta, body composition and fitness indices in older adults...
  59. pmc P-selectin 1087G/A polymorphism is associated with neuropsychological test performance in older adults with cardiovascular disease
    John Gunstad
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Stroke 40:2969-72. 2009
    ..Thus, we expected that carriers of the 1087A allele (n=43) would exhibit better cognitive functioning than persons with 2 1087G alleles (n=77) and that C-reactive protein levels would be important for this relationship...
  60. doi request reprint Body mass index and brain structure in healthy children and adolescents
    Michael L Alosco
    1Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    Int J Neurosci 124:49-55. 2014
    ..Further research is much needed to better elucidate possible brain-based mechanisms for cognitive dysfunction associated with obesity...
  61. doi request reprint Light to moderate alcohol consumption is associated with S100beta and amyloid beta levels in healthy older adults
    Therese A Keary
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242, USA
    Exp Aging Res 34:101-13. 2008
    ..Increased Abeta levels were associated with increased quantity of alcohol consumption. Further work investigating possible mechanisms is needed, particularly longitudinal studies and studies employing neuroimaging...
  62. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological impairment associated with symptoms of schizotypy: role of depressive and paranoid symptoms
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Department of Psychology, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:382-4. 2004
    ..Results highlight the importance of distinguishing among subtype variations in schizotypal research...
  63. pmc Apathy and cognitive test performance in patients undergoing cardiac testing
    Lynn Reese Kakos
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
    Cardiovasc Psychiatry Neurol 2013:659589. 2013
    ..Future studies in samples with severe cardiovascular disease or neuropsychological impairment may provide insight into these associations...
  64. doi request reprint Cognitive deficits are associated with poorer simulated driving in older adults with heart failure
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA
    BMC Geriatr 13:58. 2013
    ..The current study examined whether cognitive dysfunction was independently associated with reduced driving simulation performance in a sample of HF patients...
  65. pmc The METER: a brief, self-administered measure of health literacy
    Katherine A Rawson
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, P O Box 5190, Kent, OH, 44242 0001, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:67-71. 2010
    ..Practical limitations for use of existing health literacy measures include length of time and practitioner involvement in administration...
  66. ncbi request reprint BDNF Val66Met polymorphism is associated with body mass index in healthy adults
    John Gunstad
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
    Neuropsychobiology 53:153-6. 2006
    ..These findings suggest a possible relationship between Val66Met polymorphism and BMI in healthy adults. Further work is needed to clarify possible mechanisms for this relationship...
  67. ncbi request reprint Executive function deficits associated with symptoms of schizotypy and obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Mary Beth Spitznagel
    Department of Psychology, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA
    Psychiatry Res 110:151-63. 2002
    ..However, contrary to expectations, the schizotypal group did not demonstrate deficits on neuropsychological tests thought to reflect dorsolateral prefrontal cortex functioning, and the combined group showed no executive impairment...
  68. pmc Impaired knowledge of driving laws is associated with recommended driving cessation in cognitively impaired older adults
    Michael L Alosco
    Department of Psychology, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Dis Extra 1:358-65. 2011
    ..The present study examined if knowledge of driving laws independently predicts on-the-road driving performance among cognitively impaired older adults...