David Loewenstein

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Caregivers' judgments of the functional abilities of the Alzheimer's disease patient: a comparison of proxy reports and objective measures
    D A Loewenstein
    Center for Adult Development and Aging and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:P78-84. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint The use of amnestic and nonamnestic composite measures at different thresholds in the neuropsychological diagnosis of MCI
    David A Loewenstein
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:300-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Stability of neurocognitive impairment in different subtypes of mild cognitive impairment
    David A Loewenstein
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 23:82-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Using different memory cutoffs to assess mild cognitive impairment
    David A Loewenstein
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:911-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Cognitive profiles in Alzheimer's disease and in mild cognitive impairment of different etiologies
    David A Loewenstein
    Wein Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Fla, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 21:309-15. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive rehabilitation of mildly impaired Alzheimer disease patients on cholinesterase inhibitors
    David A Loewenstein
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 4300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:395-402. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Semantic interference in mild Alzheimer disease: preliminary findings
    David A Loewenstein
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:252-5. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Semantic interference deficits and the detection of mild Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment without dementia
    David A Loewenstein
    Department of Psychiatry, Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida 33140, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:91-100. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Cognitive and structural magnetic resonance imaging features of Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer's disease
    Miriam Jocelyn Rodriguez
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 8:211-8. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of a memory screening program on the early diagnosis of Alzheimer disease
    Warren W Barker
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida 33140, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 19:1-7. 2005

Research Grants

  1. NEW COGNITIVE TREATMENT FOR EARLY ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
    David Loewenstein; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. Semantic Interference and Early Detection of Dementia
    David Loewenstein; Fiscal Year: 2007

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Caregivers' judgments of the functional abilities of the Alzheimer's disease patient: a comparison of proxy reports and objective measures
    D A Loewenstein
    Center for Adult Development and Aging and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:P78-84. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The use of amnestic and nonamnestic composite measures at different thresholds in the neuropsychological diagnosis of MCI
    David A Loewenstein
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:300-7. 2007
    ..3%) and the composite measure of both impaired memory and nonmemory measures (sensitivity of 85.0%/specificity of 100%) had high levels of discrimination and may have utility as indices of early impairment as well as severity of MCI...
  3. ncbi request reprint Stability of neurocognitive impairment in different subtypes of mild cognitive impairment
    David A Loewenstein
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 23:82-6. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Using different memory cutoffs to assess mild cognitive impairment
    David A Loewenstein
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:911-9. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Cognitive profiles in Alzheimer's disease and in mild cognitive impairment of different etiologies
    David A Loewenstein
    Wein Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Fla, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 21:309-15. 2006
    ..MCI-AD and MCI-vascular patients frequently exhibit both common and overlapping amnestic and nonamnestic features. The implication of these findings for future clinical research is discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive rehabilitation of mildly impaired Alzheimer disease patients on cholinesterase inhibitors
    David A Loewenstein
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 4300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:395-402. 2004
    ..The authors evaluated the efficacy of a new cognitive rehabilitation program on memory and functional performance of mildly impaired Alzheimer disease (AD) patients receiving a cholinesterase inhibitor...
  7. ncbi request reprint Semantic interference in mild Alzheimer disease: preliminary findings
    David A Loewenstein
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:252-5. 2003
    ..The authors evaluated the usefulness and psychometric properties of the Semantic Interference Test (SIT) in patients with mild Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Semantic interference deficits and the detection of mild Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment without dementia
    David A Loewenstein
    Department of Psychiatry, Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida 33140, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:91-100. 2004
    ..6% and specificity of 96.2% in differentiating mild AD patients from normal older adults. Susceptibility to proactive semantic interference may be an early cognitive feature of MCI and AD patients presenting for clinical evaluation...
  9. doi request reprint Cognitive and structural magnetic resonance imaging features of Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer's disease
    Miriam Jocelyn Rodriguez
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 8:211-8. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of a memory screening program on the early diagnosis of Alzheimer disease
    Warren W Barker
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida 33140, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 19:1-7. 2005
    ..Alzheimer Disease (AD) is often diagnosed at a moderately advanced stage, even though its early detection has become increasingly important, because of the continuing development of treatments that may improve its outcome...
  11. pmc Depression and risk for Alzheimer disease: systematic review, meta-analysis, and metaregression analysis
    Raymond L Ownby
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla 33140, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:530-8. 2006
    ..A history of depression may increase risk for developing Alzheimer disease (AD) later in life. Clarifying this relation might improve understanding of risk factors for and disease mechanisms in AD...
  12. ncbi request reprint A clinical perspective of mild cognitive impairment: what radiologists should know
    Ranjan Duara
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL, USA
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 15:779-88, x. 2005
    ..Treatment trials show no disease-modifying effect. The radiologists' role is to determine whether or not the hallmarks of degenerative and vascular disease of the brain are present, aiding in the diagnosis of the cause of MCI...
  13. doi request reprint A comparative analysis of structural brain MRI in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
    Jason Appel
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, Wien Center, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Behav Neurol 21:13-9. 2009
    ..Multiple neuroimaging methods utilizing visual rating scales, volumetric measurements, and automated methods have been developed to identify, quantify, and track anatomic sequelae of Alzheimer's Disease...
  14. doi request reprint The basis for disease-modifying treatments for Alzheimer's disease: the Sixth Annual Mild Cognitive Impairment Symposium
    Ranjan Duara
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 5:66-74. 2009
    ..The issues were discussed from multiple perspectives by a panel that included a lay representative, neurologist, psychiatrist, primary care physician, and a psychosocial researcher...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relative frequencies of Alzheimer disease, Lewy body, vascular and frontotemporal dementia, and hippocampal sclerosis in the State of Florida Brain Bank
    Warren W Barker
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 16:203-12. 2002
    ..These estimates of the a priori probabilities of dementing disorders have implications for clinicians and researchers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmacological cognitive interventions in aging and dementia
    Amarilis Acevedo
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida 33140, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 20:239-49. 2007
    ..It is concluded that cognitive interventions in the elderly show considerable promise and deserve further study...
  17. ncbi request reprint Vulnerability to proactive semantic interference and progression to dementia among older adults with mild cognitive impairment
    David A Loewenstein
    Wein Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 24:363-8. 2007
    ..Vulnerability to proactive interference may be an early manifestation of an early dementing process and may have utility in predicting future progression to dementia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Influence of sociodemographic variables on neuropsychological test performance in Spanish-speaking older adults
    Amarilis Acevedo
    Center on Aging and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33140, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:530-44. 2007
    ..These results underscore the impact of educational attainment on neuropsychological test performance among the cognitively normal Spanish-speaking older adult...
  19. pmc Caregiver appraisals of functional dependence in individuals with dementia and associated caregiver upset: psychometric properties of a new scale and response patterns by caregiver and care recipient characteristics
    Laura N Gitlin
    Thomas Jefferson University, USA
    J Aging Health 17:148-71. 2005
    ..To evaluate psychometric properties and response patterns of the Care-giver Assessment of Function and Upset (CAFU), a 15-item multidimensional measure of dependence in dementia patients and caregiver reaction...
  20. ncbi request reprint Conversion to dementia among two groups with cognitive impairment. A preliminary report
    Cheryl A Luis
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, Fla 33140, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 18:307-13. 2004
    ..To determine the conversion rates to dementia in patients diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) thought to be caused by incipient Alzheimer's disease (MCI-AD) or with MCI with features of vascular disease (MCI-Vas)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric aspects of mild cognitive impairment
    Elizabeth A Crocco
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 4300 Alton Road, MRI Building, 2nd Floor, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 7:32-6. 2005
    ..This article presents current information on psychiatric symptoms in mild cognitive impairment, their suggested role in the pathophysiology of AD and future research considerations on the subject...
  22. ncbi request reprint Assessing the cognitive abilities that differentiate patients with Alzheimer's disease from normals: single and multiple factor models
    Raymond L Ownby
    Center on Aging and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33140, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:232-42. 2004
    ..As deficits in cognitive abilities may reflect the pathological process or processes occurring in AD, determination of the structure of abilities in AD is important...
  23. ncbi request reprint Performance on the Boston Naming Test in English-Spanish bilingual older adults: some considerations
    Amarilis Acevedo
    Center on Aging and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:212-4; discussion 215-8. 2007
    ..In light of the methodology employed, we weigh different potential interpretations of the findings and make recommendations for future studies...
  24. doi request reprint Towards an earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer disease (Proceedings of the 5th MCI Symposium, 2007)
    Lisa J Bain
    Wien Center for Alzheimer s Disease and Memory Disorders, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 4300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:99-110. 2008
    ..As was intended, the symposium delivered no consensus; however, there was substantial support for the idea that AD can and probably should be diagnosed before the onset of dementia, particularly as new interventions become available...
  25. pmc The effect of a family therapy and technology-based intervention on caregiver depression
    Carl Eisdorfer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1695 N W 9th Avenue, Suite 3204, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Gerontologist 43:521-31. 2003
    ....

Research Grants8

  1. NEW COGNITIVE TREATMENT FOR EARLY ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
    David Loewenstein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition to the direct benefit to AD patients, the proposed cognitive rehabilitation intervention is also expected to reduce the caregiver's perceived burden and psychological distress. ..
  2. Semantic Interference and Early Detection of Dementia
    David Loewenstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
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