J D Davis
Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
- Neuropsychiatric aspects of hypothyroidism and treatment reversibility. J D Davis
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Minerva Endocrinol 32:49-65. 2007..The potential role of autoimmunity in neuropsychiatric symptoms and treatment resistance is addressed. Limitations of the current literature and future directions are discussed...
- A telephone-delivered psychosocial intervention improves dementia caregiver adjustment following nursing home placementJennifer Duncan Davis
Rhode Island Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, RI, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:380-7. 2011..Study the preliminary efficacy of a telephone intervention, Family Intervention: Telephone Tracking-Nursing Home (FITT-NH) for improving dementia caregivers' adjustment following nursing home placement...
- Thyroid hormone levels in the prefrontal cortex of post-mortem brains of Alzheimer's disease patientsJennifer Duncan Davis
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Department of Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Curr Aging Sci 1:175-81. 2008..Reduced conversion of T(4) to T(3) in AD may be associated with both AD pathology and the clinical presentation of dementia...
- Cognitive and neuropsychiatric aspects of subclinical hypothyroidism: significance in the elderlyJennifer Duncan Davis
Brown Medical School, Rhode Island Hospital Physicians Office Building, Suite 430, 110 Lockwood Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Curr Psychiatry Rep 5:384-90. 2003..The purpose of this review is to summarize existing data on the cognitive and neuropsychiatric consequences of subclinical hypothyroidism, benefits of treatment, and recommendations for screening and monitoring in older adults...
- Impact of frontal systems behavioral functioning in dementia on caregiver burdenJennifer Duncan Davis
Rhode Island Hospital Neuropsychology Program, Physicians Office Building, Suite 430, 593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 19:43-9. 2007..Results argue for including strategies for managing frontal systems behavioral problems, particularly executive dysfunction and disinhibition, in dementia caregiver interventions...
- A longitudinal study of drivers with Alzheimer diseaseB R Ott
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
Neurology 70:1171-8. 2008..The goal of this study was to define the natural progression of driving impairment in persons who initially have very mild to mild dementia...
- Quantitative modeling of category learning in amnesic patientsJ V Filoteo
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego 92161, USA
J Int Neuropsychol Soc 7:1-19. 2001..These results suggest that the brain regions damaged in amnesia are not involved in category learning or memory for the category structures...
- Computerized maze navigation and on-road performance by drivers with dementiaBrian R Ott
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 21:18-25. 2008..Measurement of maze task performance appears to be useful in the assessment of older drivers at risk for hazardous driving...
- A possible role of the striatum in linear and nonlinear category learning: evidence from patients with Huntington's diseaseJ V Filoteo
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
Behav Neurosci 115:786-98. 2001..Overall, these results suggest that HD can result in a deficit in learning both linear and nonlinear categorization rules...
- Neuropsychological sequelae of obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome: a critical reviewMark 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...
- Psychosocial predictors of dementia caregiver desire to institutionalize: caregiver, care recipient, and family relationship factorsMary Beth Spitznagel
Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 19:16-20. 2006..Dementia knowledge was associated with higher DIS, suggesting that educational programs alone may not be helpful to delay institutionalization...
- Unique contribution of family functioning in caregivers of patients with mild to moderate dementiaGeoffrey Tremont
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 21:170-4. 2006..e., spouse or child). These findings suggest that including a family systems component in caregiver interventions may be beneficial in reducing burden in these very distressed individuals...
- Neurobehavioral functioning in thyroid disordersGeoffrey Tremont
Department of Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Physicians Office Building, 596 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Med Health R I 86:318-22. 2003
- Premorbid relationship satisfaction and caregiver burden in dementia caregiversPamela Lea Steadman
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 20:115-9. 2007..Findings are independent of length of caregiving, disease severity, care recipient daily functioning, and relationship type. Relationship satisfaction may be an important contributor to caregiver burden...
- Recognition memory for hand positions and spatial locations in patients with Huntington's disease: differential visuospatial memory impairment?Jennifer Duncan Davis
University of Utah, USA
Cortex 39:239-53. 2003..Results provide preliminary support for the role of the caudate nucleus in both allocentric and egocentric spatial memory...
- Boston naming performance distinguishes between Lewy body and Alzheimer's dementiasVanessa G Williams
Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
Arch Clin Neuropsychol 22:925-31. 2007..005), with an accuracy of up to 85%. Results suggest that error analysis of BNT responses may be useful in distinguishing between patients with DLB and AD...
- Differential impact of executive function on visual memory tasksRichard O Temple
Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
Clin Neuropsychol 20:480-90. 2006..These findings increase our understanding of the executive contribution to two common visual memory tests and may aid in the clinical interpretation of seemingly discrepant visual memory performance...
- Dementia Caregiver Treatment for Nursing Home TransitionJennifer Davis; Fiscal Year: 2006..This low-cost intervention may be useful as part of routine care for dementia caregivers transitioning their family member to long-term care facilities. ..