Frank Leavitt

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of the Mental Clutter Scale
    Frank Leavitt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush Medical College, USA
    Psychol Rep 109:445-52. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Speed of mental operations in fibromyalgia: a selective naming speed deficit
    Frank Leavitt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Section of Rheumatology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 14:214-8. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Normalizing memory recall in fibromyalgia with rehearsal: a distraction-counteracting effect
    Frank Leavitt
    Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:740-4. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Distraction as a key determinant of impaired memory in patients with fibromyalgia
    Frank Leavitt
    Department of Psychology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612 3833, USA
    J Rheumatol 33:127-32. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive dysfunction in fibromyalgia: slow access to the mental lexicon
    Frank Leavitt
    1 Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL
    Psychol Rep 115:828-39. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Cross-sectional neurocognitive data do not support a transition from fibrofog to Alzheimer disease in fibromyalgia patients
    Frank Leavitt
    From the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Section of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL
    J Clin Rheumatol 21:81-5. 2015

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of the Mental Clutter Scale
    Frank Leavitt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush Medical College, USA
    Psychol Rep 109:445-52. 2011
    ..95, and test-retest reliability over a median of 5 days was .92. The 8-item scale is a quick measure of mental fog that provides clinicians with information about cognitive functioning in fibromyalgia...
  2. doi request reprint Speed of mental operations in fibromyalgia: a selective naming speed deficit
    Frank Leavitt
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Section of Rheumatology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 14:214-8. 2008
    ..The central question addresses whether FMS is associated with processing speed deficits across a spectrum of speeded tasks...
  3. doi request reprint Normalizing memory recall in fibromyalgia with rehearsal: a distraction-counteracting effect
    Frank Leavitt
    Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:740-4. 2009
    ..To examine the impact of distraction on the retention of rehearsed information in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Distraction as a key determinant of impaired memory in patients with fibromyalgia
    Frank Leavitt
    Department of Psychology, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois 60612 3833, USA
    J Rheumatol 33:127-32. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that neurocognitive tests encoded with a source of stimulus competition that interferes with the processing and/or absorption of information would be better than others in gauging FM memory competence...
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive dysfunction in fibromyalgia: slow access to the mental lexicon
    Frank Leavitt
    1 Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL
    Psychol Rep 115:828-39. 2014
    ..The premise that lexical access speed is disproportionately present in fibromyalgia and serves as a foundation for a wide array of cognitive operations is supported...
  6. doi request reprint Cross-sectional neurocognitive data do not support a transition from fibrofog to Alzheimer disease in fibromyalgia patients
    Frank Leavitt
    From the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Section of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL
    J Clin Rheumatol 21:81-5. 2015
    ..Cognitive dysfunction is a signature feature of fibromyalgia. Many who develop cognitive problems in their middle years are concerned that it is prodromal to Alzheimer's disease...