Liat Ayalon

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of Alzheimer's disease in four ethnic groups of older adults
    Liat Ayalon
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:51-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antidepressant medications in black and Latino elderly patients
    Liat Ayalon
    Univ of California, San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Ave, CPT, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:572-80. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Racial group differences in help-seeking behaviors
    Liat Ayalon
    Institute of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA
    J Soc Psychol 145:391-403. 2005
  4. pmc Sustained use of CPAP slows deterioration of cognition, sleep, and mood in patients with Alzheimer's disease and obstructive sleep apnea: a preliminary study
    Jana R Cooke
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 5:305-9. 2009
  5. pmc Cognitive effects of treating obstructive sleep apnea in Alzheimer's disease: a randomized controlled study
    Sonia Ancoli-Israel
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2076-81. 2008
  6. pmc Altered brain activation during response inhibition in obstructive sleep apnea
    Liat Ayalon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Sleep Res 18:204-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Integrated specialty mental health care among older minorities improves access but not outcomes: results of the PRISMe study
    Patricia A Arean
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:1086-92. 2008
  8. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea and age: a double insult to brain function?
    Liat Ayalon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:413-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Adherence to continuous positive airway pressure treatment in patients with Alzheimer's disease and obstructive sleep apnea
    Liat Ayalon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, and Veterans Affairs San Diego Health Care System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:176-80. 2006
  10. pmc The sensitivity and specificity of cognitive screening instruments to detect cognitive impairment in older adults with severe psychiatric illness
    R Scott Mackin
    Department of Psychiatry and Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 23:94-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of Alzheimer's disease in four ethnic groups of older adults
    Liat Ayalon
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:51-7. 2004
    ..The present study evaluated knowledge of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in four ethnic groups of older adults...
  2. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antidepressant medications in black and Latino elderly patients
    Liat Ayalon
    Univ of California, San Francisco, 401 Parnassus Ave, CPT, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:572-80. 2005
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to identify ethnic group differences in nonadherence and to determine predictors of nonadherence to antidepressant medications in older minority-group members...
  3. ncbi request reprint Racial group differences in help-seeking behaviors
    Liat Ayalon
    Institute of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA
    J Soc Psychol 145:391-403. 2005
    ..The authors inferred that to better meet the needs of Black college students, collaboration between mental health services and religious services would likely be beneficial...
  4. pmc Sustained use of CPAP slows deterioration of cognition, sleep, and mood in patients with Alzheimer's disease and obstructive sleep apnea: a preliminary study
    Jana R Cooke
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 5:305-9. 2009
    ..Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) has recently been shown to have beneficial effects on cognition in AD. Little attention has focused on the long-term benefits of CPAP in these patients...
  5. pmc Cognitive effects of treating obstructive sleep apnea in Alzheimer's disease: a randomized controlled study
    Sonia Ancoli-Israel
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2076-81. 2008
    ..To examine whether treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) results in better cognitive function...
  6. pmc Altered brain activation during response inhibition in obstructive sleep apnea
    Liat Ayalon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Sleep Res 18:204-8. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Integrated specialty mental health care among older minorities improves access but not outcomes: results of the PRISMe study
    Patricia A Arean
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:1086-92. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea and age: a double insult to brain function?
    Liat Ayalon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:413-9. 2010
    ..Healthy aging is associated with cognitive deficits similar to those found in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). As in OSA, older adults show compensatory cerebral activation during cognitive demands in the face of neurocognitive decline...
  9. ncbi request reprint Adherence to continuous positive airway pressure treatment in patients with Alzheimer's disease and obstructive sleep apnea
    Liat Ayalon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, and Veterans Affairs San Diego Health Care System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:176-80. 2006
    ..This analysis examined whether patients with Alzheimer disease (AD) tolerate continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)...
  10. pmc The sensitivity and specificity of cognitive screening instruments to detect cognitive impairment in older adults with severe psychiatric illness
    R Scott Mackin
    Department of Psychiatry and Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 23:94-9. 2010
    ..Brief cognitive screening instruments are frequently used to evaluate cognitive functioning in CMHCs, but the validity of these measures for detecting CI has not been adequately evaluated in this patient population...
  11. pmc Relationship between obstructive sleep apnea severity and brain activation during a sustained attention task
    Liat Ayalon
    Department of Psychiatry 151B, University of California, San Diego, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Sleep 32:373-81. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Functional central nervous system imaging in the investigation of obstructive sleep apnea
    Liat Ayalon
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, and Research Services, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 13:479-83. 2007
    ..Studies applying neuroimaging techniques over the past 10 years have made important contributions to our understanding of the neurocognitive changes associated with this disorder...
  13. doi request reprint Harm reduction among at-risk elderly drinkers: a site-specific analysis from the multi-site Primary Care Research in Substance Abuse and Mental Health for Elderly (PRISM-E) study
    Heather Sophia Lee
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:54-60. 2009
    ..To assess the efficacy of a harm-reduction based intervention to enhance access to treatment and clinical outcomes among elderly at-risk drinkers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Taking fatigue seriously, II: variability in fatigue levels in cancer patients
    Joel E Dimsdale
    Dept of Psychiatry, Univ of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0804, USA
    Psychosomatics 48:247-52. 2007
    ..Multiple ratings of fatigue within short periods of time can be obtained and reveal that fatigue levels are quite variable, even within an individual. Cancer patients experience their fatigue as "moderate to extreme" 33% of the time...
  15. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders in older adults
    Sonia Ancoli-Israel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, and the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:95-103. 2006
    ..The task for the geriatric psychiatrist is to identify the causes of these complaints and then initiate appropriate treatment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Improving depression care for older, minority patients in primary care
    Patricia A Arean
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Med Care 43:381-90. 2005
    ..This study examines whether a collaborative care model for depression in primary care is as effective in older minorities as it is in nonminority elderly patients in improving depression treatment and outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint The experience of Black consumers in the mental health system--identifying barriers to and facilitators of mental health treatment using the consumers' perspective
    Liat Ayalon
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel 52900
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 28:1323-40. 2007
    ..The results of this study indicate the importance of educating the general public, not just mental health consumers, about the nature of mental illness and available services...
  18. ncbi request reprint Integration of mental health services into primary care overcomes ethnic disparities in access to mental health services between black and white elderly
    Liat Ayalon
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:906-12. 2007
    ..The authors evaluated whether the integration of mental health into primary care overcomes ethnic disparities in access to and participation in mental health (MH) and substance abuse (SA) treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Continuous positive airway pressure reduces subjective daytime sleepiness in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease with sleep disordered breathing
    Mei S Chong
    Department of Psychiatry, Univeristy of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:777-81. 2006
    ..The effect of therapeutic CPAP treatment on daytime sleepiness in patients with mild-moderate AD with SDB was assessed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Case study: psychiatric misdiagnosis of non-24-hours sleep-wake schedule disorder resolved by melatonin
    Yaron Dagan
    Institute for Fatigue and Sleep Medicine, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 44:1271-5. 2005
    ..In a follow-up psychiatric evaluation, none of the above diagnoses were present. Greater awareness of sleep disorders may prevent psychiatric misdiagnosis of treatable sleep-wake schedule disorders...
  21. ncbi request reprint Correlates of quality of life in primary care patients with hypertension
    Liat Ayalon
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Israel
    Int J Psychiatry Med 36:483-97. 2006
    ..Hypertension has been associated with lower levels of quality of life (QoL). However, the specific correlates of lower QoL in this patient population have remained largely unclear...