Ruth O'Hara

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Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Which Alzheimer patients are at risk for rapid cognitive decline?
    Ruth O'Hara
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5550, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 15:233-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of mnemonic training in community-dwelling older adults
    Ruth O'Hara
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5550, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 41:585-90. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Slower speed-of-processing of cognitive tasks is associated with presence of the apolipoprotein epsilon4 allele
    Ruth O'Hara
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5550, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 42:199-204. 2008
  4. pmc COMT genotype, gender and cognition in community-dwelling, older adults
    Ruth O'Hara
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5550, USA
    Neurosci Lett 409:205-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal sleep apnea/hypopnea is associated with lower memory performance in APOE epsilon4 carriers
    R O'HARA
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5550, USA
    Neurology 65:642-4. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and longitudinal cognitive performance in postmenopausal women
    Ruth O'Hara
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5550, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:1107-10. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Relating medial temporal lobe volume to frontal fMRI activation for memory encoding in older adults
    Allyson C Rosen
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Cortex 41:595-602. 2005
  8. pmc Neuropsychiatric symptoms, apolipoprotein E gene, and risk of progression to cognitive impairment, no dementia and dementia: the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (ADAMS)
    Sherry A Beaudreau
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:672-80. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Variable effects of aging on frontal lobe contributions to memory
    Allyson C Rosen
    Departments of Psychology, Jordan Hall, Bldg 420, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Neuroreport 13:2425-8. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Serotonin transporter polymorphism is associated with increased apnea-hypopnea index in older adults
    Carmen M Schröder
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Strasbourg University Hospital and Strasbourg University, Strasbourg, France CNRS UPR 3212, Institute for Cellular and Integrative Neuroscience, Strasbourg, France University Sleep Clinic, Department of Neurology, Strasbourg University Hospital, Strasbourg, France
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 29:227-35. 2014

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  1. ncbi request reprint Which Alzheimer patients are at risk for rapid cognitive decline?
    Ruth O'Hara
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5550, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 15:233-8. 2002
    ..This information could help clinicians target these patients for pharmacologic interventions, facilitate long-term care planning, and potentially create savings by delaying or stabilizing the course of the disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of mnemonic training in community-dwelling older adults
    Ruth O'Hara
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5550, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 41:585-90. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest that mnemonic training has long-term benefits for some older adults, particularly those who continue to employ the mnemonic...
  3. ncbi request reprint Slower speed-of-processing of cognitive tasks is associated with presence of the apolipoprotein epsilon4 allele
    Ruth O'Hara
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5550, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 42:199-204. 2008
    ..These findings provide continued support for the negative impact of the epsilon4 allele on cognition and further suggest that speed-of-processing during memory tasks may have the potential to detect subtle cognitive deficits...
  4. pmc COMT genotype, gender and cognition in community-dwelling, older adults
    Ruth O'Hara
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5550, USA
    Neurosci Lett 409:205-9. 2006
    ..Further, when gender is taken into consideration, any negative impact of COMT genotype may extend to cognitive domains other than those associated with prefrontal regions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal sleep apnea/hypopnea is associated with lower memory performance in APOE epsilon4 carriers
    R O'HARA
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5550, USA
    Neurology 65:642-4. 2005
    ..This is the first study to provide preliminary evidence for a negative interaction of APOE epsilon4 and OSAH on memory in older adults, which may have important implications for treating cognitive decline and delaying dementia onset...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and longitudinal cognitive performance in postmenopausal women
    Ruth O'Hara
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5550, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:1107-10. 2005
    ..The authors examined the impact of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on longitudinal cognitive performance (controlling for mood state) in 69 community-dwelling, postmenopausal women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relating medial temporal lobe volume to frontal fMRI activation for memory encoding in older adults
    Allyson C Rosen
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Cortex 41:595-602. 2005
    ..These findings indicate a positive association between MTL volume and right frontal-lobe function that may underlie variability in memory performance among the elderly, and also suggest a two-stage model of memory decline in aging...
  8. pmc Neuropsychiatric symptoms, apolipoprotein E gene, and risk of progression to cognitive impairment, no dementia and dementia: the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (ADAMS)
    Sherry A Beaudreau
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 28:672-80. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship of neuropsychiatric symptoms and apolipoprotein E (APOE) ε4 allele status to dementia at baseline and progression to dementia in older adults with and without cognitive impairment, no dementia (CIND)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Variable effects of aging on frontal lobe contributions to memory
    Allyson C Rosen
    Departments of Psychology, Jordan Hall, Bldg 420, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Neuroreport 13:2425-8. 2002
    ..Thus, successful aging was characterized by preserved left prefrontal and enhanced right prefrontal activation that may have provided compensatory encoding resources...
  10. doi request reprint Serotonin transporter polymorphism is associated with increased apnea-hypopnea index in older adults
    Carmen M Schröder
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Strasbourg University Hospital and Strasbourg University, Strasbourg, France CNRS UPR 3212, Institute for Cellular and Integrative Neuroscience, Strasbourg, France University Sleep Clinic, Department of Neurology, Strasbourg University Hospital, Strasbourg, France
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 29:227-35. 2014
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  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of oxybutynin treatment on cognition in children with diurnal incontinence
    Barbara R Sommer
    Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    J Urol 173:2125-7. 2005
    ..The impact of this drug on cognitive functioning in the pediatric population is unknown. We report the results of a study designed to assess the effect of oxybutynin on cognitive function in children...
  12. doi request reprint Late-life anxiety and cognitive impairment: a review
    Sherry A Beaudreau
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Clinical Center MIRECC, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:790-803. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint Design decisions to optimize reliability of daytime cortisol slopes in an older population
    Helena C Kraemer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:325-33. 2006
    ..How best to estimate that slope with minimal burden to the participants and the cost of the study is a decision often made without empiric foundation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Serotonin transporter polymorphism and stress: a view across the lifespan
    Ruth O'Hara
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, C 305, Stanford, CA 94305 5550, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 9:173-5. 2007
  15. pmc Epidemiology of restless legs syndrome: a synthesis of the literature
    Maurice M Ohayon
    Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, Stanford University, School of Medicine, 3430 West Bayshore Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 16:283-95. 2012
    ..Future epidemiological studies should focus on systematically adding frequency and severity in the definition of the syndrome in order to minimize the inclusion of cases mimicking RLS...
  16. ncbi request reprint Differential associations between entorhinal and hippocampal volumes and memory performance in older adults
    Allyson C Rosen
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Behav Neurosci 117:1150-60. 2003
    ..57) with delayed paragraph recall. These results suggest that entorhinal and hippocampal volumes are related to individual differences in dissociable kinds of memory performance among healthy older adults...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychoactive drugs and pilot performance: a comparison of nicotine, donepezil, and alcohol effects
    Martin S Mumenthaler
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 28:1366-73. 2003
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  18. pmc Prefrontal cortex and executive function impairments in primary breast cancer
    Shelli R Kesler
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, 401 Quarry Rd, MC5795, Stanford, CA 94305 5795, USA
    Arch Neurol 68:1447-53. 2011
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  19. doi request reprint BDNF and CREB1 genetic variants interact to affect antidepressant treatment outcomes in geriatric depression
    Greer M Murphy
    Neuroscience Research Laboratories, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 23:301-13. 2013
    ..Previous studies reported that the Met variant results in enhanced response to antidepressant medications. These findings may be at odds with studies indicating that on a cellular level the Met variant impairs the secretion of BDNF...
  20. pmc Elevated prefrontal myo-inositol and choline following breast cancer chemotherapy
    Shelli R Kesler
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, 401 Quarry Rd, Stanford, CA, 94305 5795, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 7:501-10. 2013
    ..These findings provide preliminary evidence of an altered metabolic profile that increases our understanding of neurobiologic status post-breast cancer and chemotherapy. ..
  21. doi request reprint Nocturnal rapid eye movement sleep latency for identifying patients with narcolepsy/hypocretin deficiency
    Olivier Andlauer
    Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    JAMA Neurol 70:891-902. 2013
    ..In many patients, a short rapid eye movement sleep latency (REML) during the NPSG is also observed but not used diagnostically...
  22. doi request reprint Utility of the abbreviated Fuld Object Memory Evaluation and MMSE for detection of dementia and cognitive impairment not dementia in diverse ethnic groups
    Tiffany Rideaux
    Pacific Graduate School of Psychology Stanford PsyD Consortium, Palo Alto University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 31:371-86. 2012
    ..Findings suggest that ethnicity is important in the selection of an appropriate cognitive screen and cut-score to use with older adults...