Ross Andel

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Accounting for the relationship between low education and dementia: a twin study
    Margaret Gatz
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Physiol Behav 92:232-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The association between social resources and cognitive change in older adults: evidence from the Charlotte County Healthy Aging Study
    Tiffany F Hughes
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, MHC 1300, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P241-P244. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Complexity of primary lifetime occupation and cognition in advanced old age
    Ross Andel
    School of Aging Studies, MHC 1321, University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Aging Health 19:397-415. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical exercise at midlife and risk of dementia three decades later: a population-based study of Swedish twins
    Ross Andel
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:62-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Complexity of work and risk of Alzheimer's disease: a population-based study of Swedish twins
    Ross Andel
    School of Aging Studies MHC 1321, University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P251-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of education and occupational complexity on rate of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's patients
    Ross Andel
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:147-52. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of avoidable hospitalizations among assisted living residents
    Marion Becker
    University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, Tampa, FL 33612 3807, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:355-9. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of emergency commitment for nursing home residents: the role of resident and facility characteristics
    Marion A Becker
    College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:1028-35. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The impact of mental health services on arrests of offenders with a serious mental illness
    Robert J Constantine
    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Law Hum Behav 36:170-6. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Factors related to criminal justice expenditure trajectories for adults with serious mental illness
    John Robst
    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Crim Behav Ment Health 21:350-62. 2011

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. pmc Accounting for the relationship between low education and dementia: a twin study
    Margaret Gatz
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Physiol Behav 92:232-7. 2007
    ..Low education is confirmed as a risk factor for dementia. Findings from three different analytic approaches showed that genetic influences did not explain this association...
  2. ncbi request reprint The association between social resources and cognitive change in older adults: evidence from the Charlotte County Healthy Aging Study
    Tiffany F Hughes
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, MHC 1300, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 63:P241-P244. 2008
    ..The results suggest that social resources may be differentially important for cognitive change but that different cognitive domains respond in a similar pattern to social resources...
  3. ncbi request reprint Complexity of primary lifetime occupation and cognition in advanced old age
    Ross Andel
    School of Aging Studies, MHC 1321, University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Aging Health 19:397-415. 2007
    ..The authors explored the association between complexity of primary lifetime occupation and cognition in older adulthood...
  4. ncbi request reprint Physical exercise at midlife and risk of dementia three decades later: a population-based study of Swedish twins
    Ross Andel
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:62-6. 2008
    ..We explored the association between physical exercise at midlife and subsequent risk of dementia among members of the HARMONY study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Complexity of work and risk of Alzheimer's disease: a population-based study of Swedish twins
    Ross Andel
    School of Aging Studies MHC 1321, University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P251-8. 2005
    ..Greater complexity of work with people and data was protective in twin pairs discordant for AD. Findings suggest that greater complexity of work, and particularly complex work with people, may reduce the risk of AD...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of education and occupational complexity on rate of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's patients
    Ross Andel
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:147-52. 2006
    ..These results provide support for the concept of cognitive reserve according to which greater reserve may postpone clinical onset of AD but also accelerate cognitive decline after the onset...
  7. doi request reprint Predictors of avoidable hospitalizations among assisted living residents
    Marion Becker
    University of South Florida, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, Tampa, FL 33612 3807, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:355-9. 2012
    ..The goal was to examine risk factors for hospitalization for an ACS condition of Medicaid-enrolled younger and older ALF residents during 2003-2008...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of emergency commitment for nursing home residents: the role of resident and facility characteristics
    Marion A Becker
    College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 27:1028-35. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between resident and facility characteristics and the risk of EC for involuntary psychiatric examination among Medicaid-enrolled NH residents in Florida...
  9. doi request reprint The impact of mental health services on arrests of offenders with a serious mental illness
    Robert J Constantine
    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Law Hum Behav 36:170-6. 2012
    ..16, 95% CI: 1.11-1.22, p < .001). Results suggest that service receipt and its timing may have had some impact on the arrests of adults with a SMI and criminal justice involvement...
  10. doi request reprint Factors related to criminal justice expenditure trajectories for adults with serious mental illness
    John Robst
    University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Crim Behav Ment Health 21:350-62. 2011
    ..Criminal careers have been extensively studied in general population sample, but less is known about such patterns among people with major mental illness, and where so, criminal justice expenditure has not been taken into account...
  11. doi request reprint Public expenditures related to the criminal justice system and to services for arrestees with a serious mental illness
    John Petrila
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:516-9. 2010
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  12. pmc Work-related exposure to extremely low-frequency magnetic fields and dementia: results from the population-based study of dementia in Swedish twins
    Ross Andel
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Ave, MHC 1321, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:1220-7. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Short-term impact of preferred drug list changes on health care use and Medicaid costs: injectable risperidone
    John M Robst
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:937-9. 2010
    ..This study assessed short-term effects of the removal of injectable risperidone long-acting therapy from the Florida Medicaid preferred drug list (PDL) in April 2006...
  14. doi request reprint Gender differences and risk of arrest among offenders with serious mental illness
    Marion A Becker
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, College of Community and Behavioral Sciences, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612 3807, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 38:16-28. 2011
    ..Findings suggest some important differences between women and men in risk factors for re-arrests. Attention to these factors may improve the ability to prevent future recidivism among men and women with SMI...
  15. doi request reprint Early diagnoses and psychotherapeutic medication treatment experiences of a cohort of children under 6 years old who received antipsychotic treatment in Florida's Medicaid program
    Robert J Constantine
    Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 21:79-84. 2011
    ..To describe the diagnostic characteristics and psychotherapeutic medication experiences of a cohort of children who received antipsychotic treatment before their sixth birthday...
  16. doi request reprint Predictors of preventable nursing home hospitalizations: the role of mental disorders and dementia
    Marion A Becker
    Department of Aging and Mental Health Disparities, Louis de la Parte Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:475-82. 2010
    ..The authors examined risk factors, including mental disorders and dementia, for hospitalization of Medicaid-enrolled NH residents with ACS conditions during fiscal year 2003-2006...
  17. doi request reprint Risk of arrest in persons with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in a Florida Medicaid program: the role of atypical antipsychotics, conventional neuroleptics, and routine outpatient behavioral health services
    Richard A Van Dorn
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Florida Mental Health Institute, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MHC 2718, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:502-8. 2011
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  18. doi request reprint Predictors of low-care prevalence in Florida nursing homes: the role of Medicaid waiver programs
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    School of Aging Studies and the Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Gerontologist 51:495-503. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between county-level Medicaid home- and community-based service (HCBS) waiver expenditures and the prevalence of low-care residents in Florida nursing homes (NHs)...
  19. doi request reprint Exploring correlates of turnover among nursing assistants in the National Nursing Home Survey
    April Temple
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    J Nurs Adm 41:S34-42. 2011
    ..High turnover of nursing assistants (NAs) has implications for the quality of nursing home care. Greater understanding of correlates of NA turnover is needed to provide insight into possible retention strategies...
  20. doi request reprint Exposure to antipsychotic medications over a 4-year period among children who initiated antipsychotic treatment before their sixth birthday
    Robert J Constantine
    Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, FL 33612, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:152-60. 2012
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  21. doi request reprint What predicts changes in useful field of view test performance?
    Melissa Lunsman
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:917-27. 2008
    ..UFOV and Digit Symbol Substitution subtest, a standard measure of cognitive speed, had similar trajectories of change. The implications of these results are discussed...
  22. doi request reprint Indicators of job strain at midlife and cognitive functioning in advanced old age
    Ross Andel
    School of Aging Studies MHC 1321, University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Avenue, FL 33620, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:287-91. 2011
    ..We used data from SWEOLD, a Swedish nationally representative study of individuals aged 77 years or older, to examine midlife indicators of job strain in relation to cognitive performance and impairment...
  23. doi request reprint The impact of emotional disturbances on the arrest trajectories of youth as they transition into young adulthood
    Robert J Constantine
    Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd MHC 2724, Tampa, FL 32612, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 42:1286-98. 2013
    ..Implications of these results for public policy and the study of adolescence are discussed...
  24. doi request reprint Impact of the Florida Medicaid prior-authorization program on use of antipsychotics by children under age six
    Robert Constantine
    Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd MHC 2724, Tampa, Florida 33647, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 63:1257-60. 2012
    ..This study assessed the impact of a prior-authorization process on the use of antipsychotic medications by children under six years old in Florida's fee-for-service Medicaid program...
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for nursing home placement in older adults with and without dementia
    Ross Andel
    School of Aging Studies MHC 1321, College of Arts and Sciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620 8100, USA randel cas usf edu
    J Aging Health 19:213-28. 2007
    ..The authors explored the effect of predisposing, enabling, and need characteristics on risk of nursing home placement (NHP) in participants with and without dementia...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effect of cholinesterase inhibitors on risk of nursing home placement among medicaid beneficiaries with dementia
    Marion Becker
    Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:147-52. 2006
    ..Therapy with ChE-Is may temporarily reduce the risk of NH placement in Medicaid beneficiaries with dementia, thereby improving quality of life and preserving personal and societal resources...
  27. doi request reprint Characteristics and experiences of adults with a serious mental illness who were involved in the criminal justice system
    Robert Constantine
    Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, 13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MHC 2724, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 61:451-7. 2010
    ..This study identified characteristics and experiences of arrestees and jail inmates with a serious mental illness that were associated with misdemeanor and felony arrests and additional days in jail...
  28. doi request reprint The association of individual and facility characteristics with psychiatric hospitalization among nursing home residents
    Marion Becker
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy MHC 2735, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:261-8. 2009
    ..To examine resident and facility characteristics associated with psychiatric hospitalizations (PH) for Medicaid enrolled nursing home (NH) residents...
  29. ncbi request reprint Correlates of physical activity participation in community-dwelling older adults
    Christy Haley
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Aging Phys Act 18:375-89. 2010
    ..Attention to different subgroups may be needed to promote participation in specific activities...
  30. doi request reprint Nonpharmacological therapies for behavioral and cognitive symptoms of mild cognitive impairment
    Elizabeth A Hahn
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Aging Health 23:1223-45. 2011
    ..Evaluate research on nonpharmacological treatments for symptoms of mild cognitive impairment (MCI)...
  31. doi request reprint Trends in adult antipsychotic polypharmacy: progress and challenges in Florida's Medicaid program
    Robert J Constantine
    Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    Community Ment Health J 46:523-30. 2010
    ..While it is impossible to control for the effects of all variables in evaluating the impact of any system wide intervention the data suggest that the program did help to reduce the use of antipsychotic polypharmacy...
  32. doi request reprint The unintended consequences of staffing mandates in Florida nursing homes: impacts on indirect-care staff
    Kali S Thomas
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida Tampa, FL, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 67:555-73. 2010
    ..This may have stemmed from a partial transfer of indirect-care to CNAs and was exacerbated in facilities that received less additional reimbursement to pay for CNA increases...
  33. doi request reprint Exploring correlates of turnover among nursing assistants in the National Nursing Home Survey
    April Temple
    School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 34:182-90. 2009
    ..High turnover of nursing assistants (NAs) has implications for the quality of nursing home care. Greater understanding of correlates of NA turnover is needed to provide insight into possible retention strategies...
  34. ncbi request reprint The white-black disability gap revisited: does an incident heart attack change this gap?
    Mihaela A Popa
    H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612 9497, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:420-5. 2008
    ..We explored patterns of change in functional status in a community-based sample of 243 older white and black persons hospitalized for an incident MI...
  35. ncbi request reprint Toward optimal health: the experts discuss memory loss in aging women
    David V Espino
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:856-62. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Personality and risk of cognitive impairment 25 years later
    Michael Crowe
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama, 35294 2100, USA
    Psychol Aging 21:573-80. 2006
    ..Findings are discussed in the context of theories related to personality, psychological distress, arousal, and cognitive function...
  37. ncbi request reprint Do work-related stress and reactivity to stress predict dementia more than 30 years later?
    Michael Crowe
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 21:205-9. 2007
    ..Overall, indicators of stress due to environment (ie, work) were not associated with dementia, whereas the individual characteristic of reactivity to stress predicted dementia risk...
  38. doi request reprint Is complexity of work associated with risk of dementia? The Canadian Study of Health And Aging
    Edeltraut Kröger
    Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 167:820-30. 2008
    ..High complexity of work appears to be associated with risk of dementia, but effects may vary according to subtype...
  39. ncbi request reprint Does participation in leisure activities lead to reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease? A prospective study of Swedish twins
    Michael Crowe
    Department of Psychology Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 1061, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:P249-55. 2003
    ..Greater participation in intellectual-cultural activities was associated with lower risk of Alzheimer's disease for women, although not for men...
  40. ncbi request reprint The effects of resistance training and walking on functional fitness in advanced old age
    Robert Simons
    Bonsai Spa and Wellness Clinic, Largo, Florida, USA
    J Aging Health 18:91-105. 2006
    ..Findings demonstrate that exercise can lead to improvements in multiple domains of functional fitness even among very old, previously sedentary individuals, possibly making activities of daily living easier to perform...
  41. ncbi request reprint Performance on the CERAD Word List Memory task: a comparison of university-based and community-based groups
    Ross Andel
    Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:733-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare performance on the CERAD Word List Memory tasks in normal controls from an Alzheimer's disease registry and in community volunteers...
  42. pmc Subjective cognitive function and decline among older adults with psychometrically defined amnestic MCI
    Michael Crowe
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1187-92. 2006
    ....