C I Cohen

Summary

Affiliation: State University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of users and non-users of mental health services among depressed, older, urban African Americans
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Box 1203, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:545-53. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessing quality of life in older persons with schizophrenia
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:658-66. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in paranoid ideation and psychoses in an older urban population
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Box 1203, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:864-71. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Economic grand rounds: social inequality and health: will psychiatry assume center stage?
    Carl I Cohen
    Psychiatry, State University of New York Health Sciences Center, Brooklyn, 11203, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:937-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of phobia and its associated factors in a multiracial aging urban population
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:507-14. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential savings from splitting newer antidepressant medications
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11203, USA
    CNS Drugs 16:353-8. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia and older adults. An overview: directions for research and policy
    C I Cohen
    SUNY Health Sciences Center, Brooklyn, 11203, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 8:19-28. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the use of the natural helping network model to enhance the well-being of nursing home residents
    C I Cohen
    SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn 11203, USA
    Gerontologist 39:426-33. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Aging and homelessness
    C I Cohen
    Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Gerontologist 39:5-14. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint The utility of mandatory depression screening of dementia patients in nursing homes
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Hillside Hospital, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 1203, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:2012-7. 2003

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of users and non-users of mental health services among depressed, older, urban African Americans
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Box 1203, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:545-53. 2005
    ..The authors sought to determine differences between depressed older black residents in an urban community who do and do not use formal mental health services...
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessing quality of life in older persons with schizophrenia
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:658-66. 2003
    ..The authors sought to demonstrate that self-appraisals of QOL are useful and valid in older schizophrenic persons. A second aim was to provide provisional support for a model of QOL in this population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in paranoid ideation and psychoses in an older urban population
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Box 1203, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:864-71. 2004
    ..This study examined whether there are racial differences in the prevalence of paranoid ideation and psychotic symptoms in persons age >/=55 in an urban community...
  4. ncbi request reprint Economic grand rounds: social inequality and health: will psychiatry assume center stage?
    Carl I Cohen
    Psychiatry, State University of New York Health Sciences Center, Brooklyn, 11203, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:937-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of phobia and its associated factors in a multiracial aging urban population
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:507-14. 2006
    ..There have been few multiracial epidemiologic community-based studies of phobia in older adults. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of phobia and associated factors among older persons living in a northeastern urban area...
  6. ncbi request reprint Potential savings from splitting newer antidepressant medications
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11203, USA
    CNS Drugs 16:353-8. 2002
    ..Antidepressants are well suited for pill splitting because their therapeutic effects depend upon long-term alterations in neurotransmitters, and small variations in dose are not critical...
  7. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia and older adults. An overview: directions for research and policy
    C I Cohen
    SUNY Health Sciences Center, Brooklyn, 11203, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 8:19-28. 2000
    ..Finally, we propose six research and policy recommendations and suggest methods for addressing the research questions that we have posed...
  8. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the use of the natural helping network model to enhance the well-being of nursing home residents
    C I Cohen
    SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn 11203, USA
    Gerontologist 39:426-33. 1999
    ..The nondementia buddies showed no differences from the controls on any of the outcome measures. The results suggest that natural helping network models may not be easily imported into nursing home settings...
  9. ncbi request reprint Aging and homelessness
    C I Cohen
    Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
    Gerontologist 39:5-14. 1999
    ..The author proposes 16 individual and 5 structural and programmatic variables that contribute to the etiology and sustenance of homelessness among aging persons...
  10. ncbi request reprint The utility of mandatory depression screening of dementia patients in nursing homes
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Hillside Hospital, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 1203, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:2012-7. 2003
    ..This study examines the process, outcome, and impact of instituting a mandatory depression screening program for depressed dementia patients in nursing homes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Depression in older adults with schizophrenia spectrum disorders: prevalence and associated factors
    Shilpa Diwan
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11203, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:991-8. 2007
    ..Although depression is common in older adults with schizophrenia, it has not been well studied. The authors examine those factors that are related to depression in a multiracial urban sample of older persons with schizophrenia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting quality of life in a multiracial sample of older persons with schizophrenia
    Azziza O Bankole
    Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:1015-23. 2007
    ..The authors used an adaptation of Lehman's QOL model to examine factors that impact QOL in a multiracial urban sample of older persons with schizophrenia...
  13. doi request reprint Depression outcome among a biracial sample of depressed urban elders
    Carl I Cohen
    Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:943-52. 2009
    ..There are a paucity of long-term studies from the United States concerning predictors of outcome among depressed older community adults. This article examines predictors of depression in a biracial sample of older persons in Brooklyn, NY...
  14. pmc A comparison of US-born African-American and African-Caribbean psychiatric outpatients
    C I Cohen
    Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn 11203, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 89:117-23. 1997
    ..These data underscore the importance of examining intraracial differences in mental illness as well as pointing to the potential benefits of using intraracial comparisons to interpret interracial analyses...
  15. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in syndromal and subsyndromal depression in an older urban population
    Carl I Cohen
    Department of Psychiatry, The State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 56:1556-63. 2005
    ..The authors explored racial differences in the prevalence of depression and its associated factors among older persons...
  16. doi request reprint A prospective study of outcome and predictors of subclinical and clinical depression in an older biracial sample of psychiatric outpatients
    Carl I Cohen
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, United States
    J Affect Disord 121:204-11. 2010
    ..This study examines outcome and predictors of various levels of depression among a biracial sample of geropsychiatric outpatients in Brooklyn, NY...
  17. pmc Symptomatic remission in a multiracial urban population of older adults with schizophrenia
    Azziza Bankole
    Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:966-73. 2008
    ..Symptomatic remission has been reported in younger patients with schizophrenia. This study aims to determine the prevalence of symptomatic remission in older adults with schizophrenia...
  18. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of anxiety and associated factors in a multiracial sample of older adults
    Carl I Cohen
    Downstate Medical Center, State University of New York, Box 1203, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1719-25. 2006
    ..This study examined the prevalence of subsyndromal and syndromal anxiety and associated factors among older persons living in an urban area...
  19. ncbi request reprint Overcoming social amnesia: the role for a social perspective in psychiatric research and practice
    C I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, State University of New York Health Science Center, Brooklyn 11203, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 51:72-8. 2000
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  20. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in self-reported sleep problems in older adults
    G Jean-Louis
    Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Sleep 24:926-33. 2001
    ..To our knowledge population-based studies investigating ethnic differences in sleep complaints have not addressed within-group ethnic heterogeneity, although within-group health disparities have been documented...
  21. ncbi request reprint Relation between premorbid personality and patterns of emotion expression in mid- to late-stage dementia
    C Magai
    Psychology Department, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:1092-9. 1997
    ..These findings indicate that premorbid aspects of personality show continuity over time, even in mid- to late-stage dementia...
  22. doi request reprint Community integration and associated factors among older adults with schizophrenia
    Chadi Abdallah
    Departmentof Psychiatry, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, 450Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 60:1642-8. 2009
    ..This study compared community integration for older persons with schizophrenia with their age peers in the community and examined factors associated with community integration in the schizophrenia group...
  23. doi request reprint Suicide attempts and associated factors in older adults with schizophrenia
    Carl I Cohen
    Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Box 120, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Schizophr Res 119:253-7. 2010
    ..This study provides data on the prevalence of suicidality and factors associated with previous suicide attempts among a mixed racial sample of older persons with schizophrenia living in New York City...
  24. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in suicidality in an older urban population
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Box 1203, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Gerontologist 48:71-8. 2008
    ..This study used epidemiological data of older African Americans and Caucasians living in an urban community to compare those factors associated with active or passive suicidal ideation in each racial group...
  25. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia. Management issues that complicate care of older persons
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, USA
    Geriatrics 57:39-40. 2002
  26. ncbi request reprint Ethnic variation in the impact of negative affect and emotion inhibition on the health of older adults
    Nathan S Consedine
    Center for Studies of Ethnicity and Human Development, Long Island University, 1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P396-408. 2002
    ..Implications for emotion-health relationships in ethnically diverse samples are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and impact of paratonia in Alzheimer disease in a multiracial sample
    Ipsit Vahia
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:351-3. 2007
    ..Paratonia is an external stimulus dependent increase in muscle tone that is absent at rest. It is thought to occur commonly in Alzheimer disease (AD) but is understudied. This study examines paratonia in a multiracial sample...
  28. ncbi request reprint Impact of early lifetime trauma in later life: depression among Holocaust survivors 60 years after the liberation of Auschwitz
    Brian Trappler
    Outpatient Division, Kingsboro Psychiatric Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:79-83. 2007
    ..In this study, the authors contrast depressed Holocaust survivors (HD), nondepressed Holocaust survivors (HND), and older depressed persons (CD)...
  29. doi request reprint Focus on geriatric psychiatry: schizophrenia in later life: clinical symptoms and social well-being
    Carl I Cohen
    Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Box 1203, 450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:232-4. 2008
    ..This column reviews recent findings on the outcome and associated features of clinical symptom and social well-being categories for older adults with early-onset schizophrenia...
  30. doi request reprint A pilot study to assess attitudes, behaviors, and inter-office communication by psychiatrists and primary care providers in the care of older adults with schizophrenia
    Sarah M Jones
    SUNY Downstate School of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:254-60. 2009
    ..We develop a survey instrument of physician attitudes, behavior, and inter-office communication, and provide preliminary data on physician-related issues in the provision of health care to this population...
  31. doi request reprint Outcome among community dwelling older adults with schizophrenia: results using five conceptual models
    Carl I Cohen
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 1203, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Community Ment Health J 45:151-6. 2009
    ..Rather than one universal indicator, each measure offers a different perspective that can provide useful guidelines for researchers, clinicians, and policy makers...
  32. ncbi request reprint Impact of training dementia caregivers in sensitivity to nonverbal emotion signals
    Carol Magai
    Department of Psychology, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York 11201, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 14:25-38. 2002
    ..Effects with respect to patient symptomatology did not reach significance. Caregivers in both training groups showed a decline in symptomatology, whereas the wait-list control group did not...
  33. ncbi request reprint The future of community psychiatry
    Carl I Cohen
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Community Ment Health J 39:459-71. 2003
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  34. doi request reprint Adequacy of medical treatment among older persons with schizophrenia
    Ipsit V Vahia
    Stein Institute for Research on Aging and the Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, 0664, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:853-9. 2008
    ..This study used Krause's model of illness behavior in later life to examine factors associated with adequacy of medical treatment in a racially diverse sample of older patients (age 55 and over) with schizophrenia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial interventions and successful aging: new paradigms for improving outcome for older schizophrenia patients?
    Ipsit V Vahia
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:987-90. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and safety of bilateral rTMS in medication-resistant depression
    Carl I Cohen
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:613-4. 2003
  37. ncbi request reprint Poverty, social problems, and serious mental illness
    Carl I Cohen
    Psychiatr Serv 53:899-900. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint Mental health problems in assisted living residents. The physician's role in treatment and staff education
    Gene D Cohen
    Departments of Health Care Sciences and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Geriatrics 58:44, 54-5. 2003