Kathleen L Benson

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors in choosing atypical antipsychotics: toward understanding the bases of physicians' prescribing decisions
    Jennifer Hoblyn
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Sierra Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 40:160-6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Sleep in schizophrenia: impairments, correlates, and treatment
    Kathleen L Benson
    Barnstable, MA 02630 0335, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 29:1033-45; abstract ix-x. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The measurement of sleep by actigraphy: direct comparison of 2 commercially available actigraphs in a nonclinical population
    Kathleen Benson
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Sleep 27:986-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint On disentangling states versus traits: demonstration of a new technique using the Alzheimer's disease assessment scale
    Joy L Taylor
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Sierra Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 16:254-60. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Sleep/wake cycle disturbance in Alzheimer's disease: how much is due to an inherent trait?
    Jerome A Yesavage
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 14:73-81. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor in combination with cognitive training in older adults
    Jerome A Yesavage
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P288-94. 2008
  7. pmc Pilot age and expertise predict flight simulator performance: a 3-year longitudinal study
    Joy L Taylor
    Department of Veterans Affairs and Sierra Pacific MIRECC, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Neurology 68:648-54. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Strategies to reduce site differences in multisite studies: a case study of Alzheimer disease progression
    Art Noda
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:931-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Caution regarding the use of pilot studies to guide power calculations for study proposals
    Helena Chmura Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif 94305, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:484-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The development and initial validation of the Terminally Ill Grief or Depression Scale (TIGDS)
    Vyjeyanthi S Periyakoil
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto 94304, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 14:202-12. 2005

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors in choosing atypical antipsychotics: toward understanding the bases of physicians' prescribing decisions
    Jennifer Hoblyn
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Sierra Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 40:160-6. 2006
    ..Off-label prescribing of medications, polypharmacy, and other questionable prescribing practices have led investigators to examine a large VA pharmacy database to determine if physician prescribing decisions appear reasonable...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sleep in schizophrenia: impairments, correlates, and treatment
    Kathleen L Benson
    Barnstable, MA 02630 0335, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 29:1033-45; abstract ix-x. 2006
    ..Sleep disorders in schizophrenia should be treated vigorously because normalized sleep and its restorative processes may be essential for a positive clinical outcome...
  3. ncbi request reprint The measurement of sleep by actigraphy: direct comparison of 2 commercially available actigraphs in a nonclinical population
    Kathleen Benson
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Sleep 27:986-9. 2004
    ..To compare 2 commercially available actigraphs...
  4. ncbi request reprint On disentangling states versus traits: demonstration of a new technique using the Alzheimer's disease assessment scale
    Joy L Taylor
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Sierra Pacific Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 16:254-60. 2002
    ..We discuss how state-trait analyses can be helpful in focusing attention on those areas of assessment most likely to accomplish specific objectives...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sleep/wake cycle disturbance in Alzheimer's disease: how much is due to an inherent trait?
    Jerome A Yesavage
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 14:73-81. 2002
    ..We discuss how "state-trait" analyses can be helpful in identifying areas of assessment most likely to be fruitful objectives of physiologic and genetic research on sleep/wake disturbance in AD...
  6. ncbi request reprint Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor in combination with cognitive training in older adults
    Jerome A Yesavage
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P288-94. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Pilot age and expertise predict flight simulator performance: a 3-year longitudinal study
    Joy L Taylor
    Department of Veterans Affairs and Sierra Pacific MIRECC, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Neurology 68:648-54. 2007
    ..We investigated the influence of age and aviation expertise (indexed by Federal Aviation Administration pilot ratings) on longitudinal flight simulator performance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Strategies to reduce site differences in multisite studies: a case study of Alzheimer disease progression
    Art Noda
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:931-8. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Caution regarding the use of pilot studies to guide power calculations for study proposals
    Helena Chmura Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif 94305, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:484-9. 2006
    ..The argument herein is not meant to discourage clinical researchers from performing pilot studies (or review committees from requiring them) but simply to caution against their use for the objective of guiding power calculations...
  10. ncbi request reprint The development and initial validation of the Terminally Ill Grief or Depression Scale (TIGDS)
    Vyjeyanthi S Periyakoil
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Palo Alto 94304, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 14:202-12. 2005
    ..The TIGDS depression subscale showed strong convergent validity and the TIGDS grief subscale showed strong discriminant validity with the HADS total score...
  11. ncbi request reprint Underreporting of behavioral problems in older hospitalized patients
    Helen D Davies
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, 116F, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Gerontologist 45:535-8. 2005
    ..Such underreporting may have clinical and administrative implications...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sleep/wake disruption in Alzheimer's disease: APOE status and longitudinal course
    Jerome A Yesavage
    National Institute of Aging Alzheimer s Disease Core Center, Palo Alto VA Health Care System 151Y, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 17:20-4. 2004
    ..In these data, APOE status was associated with the progression of sleep/wake disturbances in AD. Overall, there was greater deterioration on sleep parameters in patients negative for the epsilon4 allele...
  13. ncbi request reprint Categorical versus dimensional approaches to diagnosis: methodological challenges
    Helena Chmura Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, C305, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5717, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 38:17-25. 2004
    ..We argue that failure to utilize the correct approach under the appropriate circumstances can result in impaired clinical and research decision-making...
  14. ncbi request reprint Age and disease severity predict choice of atypical neuroleptic: a signal detection approach to physicians' prescribing decisions
    Jerome A Yesavage
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, MC 151Y, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 37:535-8. 2003
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Modeling the prevalence and incidence of Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment
    Jerome A Yesavage
    Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, MC 151Y, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 36:281-6. 2002
    ..Due to its substantial prevalence, MCI may be an important target for screening and possible intervention...
  16. ncbi request reprint Kappa coefficients in medical research
    Helena Chmura Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, U S A
    Stat Med 21:2109-29. 2002
    ..We illustrate the use of the recommended kappas with applications in medical research...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nicotine deprivation and pilot performance during simulated flight
    Martin S Mumenthaler
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 81:660-4. 2010
    ..We tested the hypotheses that nicotine withdrawal affects aircraft pilot performance within 12 h of smoking cessation and that chewing nicotine gum leads to significant relief of these withdrawal effects...
  18. ncbi request reprint The brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism and rate of decline in Alzheimer's disease
    Jenny Y J Chuu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5485, and the VA Sierra Pacific Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 9:43-9. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that the functional BDNF Val66Met variant is not a major determinant of rate of cognitive decline in AD...