Mark S Aloia

Summary

Affiliation: National Jewish Medical and Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Treatment effects on brain activity during a working memory task in obstructive sleep apnea
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Medicine, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    J Sleep Res 18:404-10. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Brief behavioral therapies reduce early positive airway pressure discontinuation rates in sleep apnea syndrome: preliminary findings
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School
    Behav Sleep Med 5:89-104. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint How early in treatment is PAP adherence established? Revisiting night-to-night variability
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Medicine, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Room A109b, 1400 Jackson St, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 5:229-40. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Time series analysis of treatment adherence patterns in individuals with obstructive sleep apnea
    Mark S Aloia
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:44-53. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Normalization of memory performance and positive airway pressure adherence in memory-impaired patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Molly E Zimmerman
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Chest 130:1772-8. 2006
  6. pmc Working memory in obstructive sleep apnea: construct validity and treatment effects
    Joshua C Felver-Gant
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 3:589-94. 2007
  7. pmc Treatment adherence and outcomes in flexible vs standard continuous positive airway pressure therapy
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence RI, USA
    Chest 127:2085-93. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Examining the construct of depression in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Duncan Building, Butler Hospital, 700 Butler Drive, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Sleep Med 6:115-21. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Default network response to a working memory challenge after withdrawal of continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnea
    Lawrence H Sweet
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 4:155-63. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Predicting treatment adherence in obstructive sleep apnea using principles of behavior change
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:346-53. 2005

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Treatment effects on brain activity during a working memory task in obstructive sleep apnea
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Medicine, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    J Sleep Res 18:404-10. 2009
    ..The withdrawal of PAP treatment in effectively treated individuals with OSA might result in the need to reallocate resources in order to perform at the same cognitive level...
  2. ncbi request reprint Brief behavioral therapies reduce early positive airway pressure discontinuation rates in sleep apnea syndrome: preliminary findings
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School
    Behav Sleep Med 5:89-104. 2007
    ..The MET therapy performed best under the condition of flexible delivery of PAP, although differences were not statistically significant. Implications are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint How early in treatment is PAP adherence established? Revisiting night-to-night variability
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Medicine, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Room A109b, 1400 Jackson St, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 5:229-40. 2007
    ..This article also discusses how this might relate to the experience of significant side effects of treatment...
  4. doi request reprint Time series analysis of treatment adherence patterns in individuals with obstructive sleep apnea
    Mark S Aloia
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Ann Behav Med 36:44-53. 2008
    ..Although treatment adherence is poor in OSA, state-of-the-art adherence monitoring allows a comprehensive examination of objective data...
  5. ncbi request reprint Normalization of memory performance and positive airway pressure adherence in memory-impaired patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Molly E Zimmerman
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Chest 130:1772-8. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc Working memory in obstructive sleep apnea: construct validity and treatment effects
    Joshua C Felver-Gant
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 3:589-94. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Treatment adherence and outcomes in flexible vs standard continuous positive airway pressure therapy
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence RI, USA
    Chest 127:2085-93. 2005
    ..To compare adherence and clinical outcomes between flexible positive airway pressure (PAP) [C-Flex; Respironics; Murraysville, PA] and standard PAP therapy (ie, continuous positive airway pressure [CPAP])...
  8. ncbi request reprint Examining the construct of depression in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Duncan Building, Butler Hospital, 700 Butler Drive, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Sleep Med 6:115-21. 2005
    ..We predicted that the Somatic and Cognitive dimensions of the BDI-II would be more strongly associated with apnea severity and obesity, respectively...
  9. doi request reprint Default network response to a working memory challenge after withdrawal of continuous positive airway pressure treatment for obstructive sleep apnea
    Lawrence H Sweet
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 4:155-63. 2010
    ..Results suggest that default network functions are further suspended as a result of a shifting of attention towards a more difficult active task in the context of lowered attentional capacity related to sleepiness...
  10. ncbi request reprint Predicting treatment adherence in obstructive sleep apnea using principles of behavior change
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 1:346-53. 2005
    ..To determine the relative predictive utility of measures of behavior-change principles on treatment adherence in individuals with obstructive sleep apnea...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical management of poor adherence to CPAP: motivational enhancement
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 2:205-22. 2004
    ..Finally, we outline some strengths and weaknesses of taking a behavior change approach to the problem of poor CPAP adherence...
  12. ncbi request reprint The relationship between frontal gray matter volume and cognition varies across the healthy adult lifespan
    Molly E Zimmerman
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:823-33. 2006
    ..The goal of the current study is to examine the relationship between age-related changes in regional gray matter volumes and cognitive function in a large, cross-sectional sample of healthy adults across the lifespan...
  13. pmc The new local coverage determination criteria for adherence to positive airway pressure treatment: testing the limits?
    Mark S Aloia
    Department of Medicine, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO 80206, USA
    Chest 138:875-9. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological sequelae of obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome: a critical review
    Mark S Aloia
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:772-85. 2004
    ..The results are discussed in the context of a neurofunctional theory for the effects of OSAHS on the brain...
  15. ncbi request reprint A review of neuroimaging in obstructive sleep apnea
    Molly E Zimmerman
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 2:461-71. 2006
    ..The authors reviewed neuroimaging studies of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) to summarize findings, evaluate their contribution to a current understanding of the neurophysiology of the disorder, and propose directions for future research...
  16. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea: impact of hypoxemia on memory
    Karin F Hoth
    National Jewish Health, Department of Medicine, 1400 Jackson Street, Denver, CO, USA
    Sleep Breath 17:811-7. 2013
    ..The goal of the current study was to isolate the contribution of hypoxemia to cognitive impairment in OSA...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological changes and treatment compliance in older adults with sleep apnea
    Mark S Aloia
    Providence VAMC and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Psychosom Res 54:71-6. 2003
    ..associated with measures of sleep fragmentation and oxygen desaturation? (2) Does compliant use of CPAP provide a cognitive advantage over noncompliant use? (3) Does NP performance at baseline predict compliance at 3 months?..

Research Grants4

  1. Motivating Adherence to CPAP in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Mark Aloia; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This will be the first study to employ psychological theories of behavior change to enhance treatment adherence in OSA with this new technology. ..
  2. Subcortical Hyperintensities in Sleep Apnea Syndrome
    Mark Aloia; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We expect to analyze data on approximately 1,120 participants based on our preliminary studies with this data set. ..