Barry W Rovner

Summary

Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Charles Bonnet syndrome: a review of recent research
    Barry W Rovner
    Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 17:275-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Minimal depression and vision function in age-related macular degeneration
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:1743-7. 2006
  3. pmc Improving function in age-related macular degeneration: a randomized clinical trial
    Barry W Rovner
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Ophthalmology 120:1649-55. 2013
  4. pmc Cultural diversity and views on Alzheimer disease in older African Americans
    Barry W Rovner
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 27:133-7. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive and noncognitive determinants of everyday activities in a racially diverse population of older persons receiving health services
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:627-31. 2012
  6. pmc Preventing cognitive decline in older African Americans with mild cognitive impairment: design and methods of a randomized clinical trial
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, PA 19107, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:712-20. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Racial differences in the recognition of cognitive dysfunction in older persons
    Barry W Rovner
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 26:44-9. 2012
  8. pmc Psychological and cognitive determinants of vision function in age-related macular degeneration
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 129:885-90. 2011
  9. pmc Improving function in age-related macular degeneration: design and methods of a randomized clinical trial
    Barry W Rovner
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, 900 Walnut Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:196-203. 2011
  10. pmc Variability in depressive symptoms predicts cognitive decline in age-related macular degeneration
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:574-81. 2009

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint The Charles Bonnet syndrome: a review of recent research
    Barry W Rovner
    Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 17:275-7. 2006
    ..The numbers of affected persons will increase with aging of the population, making recognition and treatment important components of ophthalmologic care...
  2. ncbi request reprint Minimal depression and vision function in age-related macular degeneration
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:1743-7. 2006
    ..To evaluate the impact of minimal depression on subjective and objective vision function measures in age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  3. pmc Improving function in age-related macular degeneration: a randomized clinical trial
    Barry W Rovner
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Ophthalmology 120:1649-55. 2013
    ..To compare the efficacy of problem-solving therapy (PST) with supportive therapy (ST) to improve targeted vision function (TVF) in age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  4. pmc Cultural diversity and views on Alzheimer disease in older African Americans
    Barry W Rovner
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 27:133-7. 2013
    ..These data indicate that cultural diversity within older African Americans may shape health perceptions and knowledge of AD. This diversity may contribute to disparities in the detection and treatment of AD in this high-risk population...
  5. doi request reprint Cognitive and noncognitive determinants of everyday activities in a racially diverse population of older persons receiving health services
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 200:627-31. 2012
    ..Interventions to optimize episodic memory, medical status, and treatment of depression may slow down the pathway to disability in older persons...
  6. pmc Preventing cognitive decline in older African Americans with mild cognitive impairment: design and methods of a randomized clinical trial
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, PA 19107, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:712-20. 2012
    ..The negative results of recent clinical trials of drug treatments for MCI and Alzheimer's disease suggest that behavioral interventions may provide an alternative treatment approach to preserve cognition in an aging society...
  7. doi request reprint Racial differences in the recognition of cognitive dysfunction in older persons
    Barry W Rovner
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 26:44-9. 2012
    ..These differences may contribute to disparities in the detection and treatment of cognitive disorders in older black persons...
  8. pmc Psychological and cognitive determinants of vision function in age-related macular degeneration
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 129:885-90. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Improving function in age-related macular degeneration: design and methods of a randomized clinical trial
    Barry W Rovner
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, 900 Walnut Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:196-203. 2011
    ..This paper describes the research methods, theoretical and clinical aspects of the study treatments, and the measures used to evaluate functional and psychiatric outcomes in this population...
  10. pmc Variability in depressive symptoms predicts cognitive decline in age-related macular degeneration
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:574-81. 2009
    ..The measurement of affective symptoms in older persons who decline cognitively is uncertain. The authors investigated whether mood variability predicts dementia in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  11. pmc Activity loss is associated with cognitive decline in age-related macular degeneration
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 5:12-7. 2009
    ..We conducted a 3-year longitudinal study of 206 nondemented patients with AMD...
  12. pmc Preventing late-life depression in age-related macular degeneration
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:454-9. 2008
    ..To determine whether problem-solving treatment (PST) can prevent depressive disorders in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Preventing depression in age-related macular degeneration
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, 900 Walnut St, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:886-92. 2007
    ..Age-related macular degeneration is a prevalent disease of aging that may cause irreversible vision loss, disability, and depression. The latter is rarely recognized or treated in ophthalmologic settings...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dissatisfaction with performance of valued activities predicts depression in age-related macular degeneration
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:789-93. 2007
    ..To determine whether dissatisfaction with performance of valued activities predicts depression in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Stability of visual acuity measurement in depression
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Geriatric Psychiatry Unit, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, Thomas Jefferson University, 900 Walnut Street, 8th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:255-8. 2005
    ..The authors sought to determine whether depression influences the measurement of visual acuity (VA) in older persons...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of depression on vision function in age-related macular degeneration
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:1041-4. 2002
    ..To report the prevalence rate of depression in older patients with recent vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and to describe the effect of depression on self-reported vision function during 6 months...
  17. ncbi request reprint Activity loss and depression in age-related macular degeneration
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jefferson Medical College at Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:305-10. 2002
    ..IAS levels best illuminated this relationship, suggesting the value of this dimension of affective functioning in studies of the consequences of chronic disease...
  18. doi request reprint Update on depression and age-related macular degeneration
    Robin J Casten
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 24:239-43. 2013
    ..Treatment for AMD has been revolutionized since the 2004 review of depression and AMD. New data describing the prevalence of depression in AMD, as well as novel interventions for managing depression in AMD, are discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Age-related macular degeneration and depression: a review of recent research
    Robin J Casten
    Jefferson Medical College and Wills Eye Hospital, and Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience, 900 Walnut Street, 8th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 15:181-3. 2004
    ..The purpose of this review is to summarize current research findings regarding relationships between depression and age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  20. ncbi request reprint The Charles Bonnet syndrome. Visual hallucinations caused by vision impairment
    Barry W Rovner
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jefferson Medical College, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Geriatrics 57:45-6. 2002
  21. doi request reprint Initial clinical comparison of 18F-florbetapir and 18F-FDG PET in patients with Alzheimer disease and controls
    Andrew B Newberg
    Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    J Nucl Med 53:902-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine how clinical interpretations of the (18)F-amyloid tracer florbetapir compares diagnostically with (18)F-FDG PET when evaluating patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) and controls...
  22. ncbi request reprint Preventing depression after stroke
    Ellen M Whyte
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 18:471-81. 2006
    ..Then, we will discuss recent research supporting the prevention of depression after stroke and the likely positive effect successful prevention may have on non-psychiatric outcomes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant-induced excessive sweating: clinical features and treatment with terazosin
    Rajnish Mago
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jefferson Medical College, 833 S Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 25:186-92. 2013
    ..We conducted the first clinical trial of any treatment for ADIES...
  24. doi request reprint Identifying potential adverse effects by patients' ratings: a proof-of-concept study of a novel approach
    Rajnish Mago
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 32:828-31. 2012
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  25. pmc Apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotype has dissociable effects on memory and attentional-executive network function in Alzheimer's disease
    David A Wolk
    Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:10256-61. 2010
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of sertraline for depression in age-related macular degeneration
    Barry W Rovner
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:718-9. 2006
  27. ncbi request reprint Provisional diagnostic criteria for depression of Alzheimer disease
    Jason T Olin
    Adult and Geriatric Treatment and Preventive Interventions Research Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 9635, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 10:125-8. 2002
    ....

Research Grants9

  1. PREVENTING DEPRESSION IN MACULAR DEGENERATION
    Barry Rovner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Although depressive disorder is the primary outcome, we will also assess the impact of PST on levels of disability and vision-related quality of life. ..
  2. Improving Function In Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    Barry Rovner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This makes devising and testing practical and affordable interventions to improve vision function a national priority. ..
  3. Preventing Cognitive Decline in African Americans with Mild Cognitive Impairment.
    Barry W Rovner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Until we find better treatments for AD, behavioral interventions may hold the best hope for preserving cognition in an aging society. ..