Deborah E Barnes
Affiliation: University of California
- A longitudinal study of cardiorespiratory fitness and cognitive function in healthy older adultsDeborah E Barnes
Department of Epidemiology, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 51:459-65. 2003....
- The relationship between literacy and cognition in well-educated eldersDeborah E Barnes
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:390-5. 2004..Literacy is correlated with general intelligence and is often used to estimate premorbid intelligence in persons with dementia. However, little is known about the relationship between literacy and specific cognitive domains...
- Depressive symptoms, vascular disease, and mild cognitive impairment: findings from the Cardiovascular Health StudyDeborah E Barnes
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:273-9. 2006..It has been hypothesized that depressive symptoms and dementia may be attributable to underlying vascular disease in some older persons...
- Cognition in older women: the importance of daytime movementDeborah E Barnes
Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1658-64. 2008..To determine whether an objective measure of daytime movement is associated with better cognitive function in women in their 80s...
- Prediction of recovery, dependence or death in elders who become disabled during hospitalizationDeborah E Barnes
University of California, San Francisco, USA
J Gen Intern Med 28:261-8. 2013..Many older adults become dependent in one or more activities of daily living (ADLs: dressing, bathing, transferring, eating, toileting) when hospitalized, and their prognosis after discharge is unclear...
- The Mental Activity and eXercise (MAX) trial: a randomized controlled trial to enhance cognitive function in older adultsDeborah E Barnes
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
JAMA Intern Med 173:797-804. 2013..Physical or mental activity alone result in relatively small, domain-specific improvements in cognitive function in older adults; combined interventions may have more global effects...
- Dysthymia and depression increase risk of dementia and mortality among older veteransAmy L Byers
Departments of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:664-72. 2012..To determine whether less severe depression spectrum diagnoses such as dysthymia, as well as depression, are associated with risk of developing dementia and mortality in a "real-world" setting...
- Midlife vs late-life depressive symptoms and risk of dementia: differential effects for Alzheimer disease and vascular dementiaDeborah E Barnes
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:493-8. 2012..Depression and dementia are common in older adults and often co-occur, but it is unclear whether depression is an etiologic risk factor for dementia...
- Neuropsychiatric symptoms in mild cognitive impairment: differences by subtype and progression to dementiaEmily R Edwards
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:716-22. 2009..In addition, it is unclear whether NPS increase risk of progression to dementia. We investigated the distribution of NPS across MCI subtypes and determined whether NPS increase risk of progression to dementia...
- Computer-based cognitive training for mild cognitive impairment: results from a pilot randomized, controlled trialDeborah E Barnes
Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street 151R, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 23:205-10. 2009..We conclude that intensive, computer-based mental activity is feasible in subjects with mild cognitive impairment and that larger trials are warranted...
- The projected effect of risk factor reduction on Alzheimer's disease prevalenceDeborah E Barnes
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Lancet Neurol 10:819-28. 2011..A 10-25% reduction in all seven risk factors could potentially prevent as many as 1·1-3·0 million AD cases worldwide and 184,000-492,000 cases in the USA...
- Women who maintain optimal cognitive function into old ageDeborah E Barnes
Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco, Scan Francisco, California, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 55:259-64. 2007..To determine whether older women who maintain optimal cognitive function into old age differ from those who experience minor cognitive decline typically associated with normal aging...
- Secondhand smoke, vascular disease, and dementia incidence: findings from the cardiovascular health cognition studyDeborah E Barnes
University of California, San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, 151R, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Am J Epidemiol 171:292-302. 2010..03, 9.72) in dementia risk compared with subjects with no/low (0-15 years) SHS exposure and < or =25% carotid artery stenosis. High lifetime SHS exposure may increase the risk of dementia in elderly with undiagnosed CVD...
- Acute care for elders units produced shorter hospital stays at lower cost while maintaining patients' functional statusDeborah E Barnes
psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco UCSF, CA, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1227-36. 2012..The practices of Acute Care for Elders Units, and the principles they embody, can provide hospitals with effective strategies for lowering costs while preserving quality of care for hospitalized elders...
- Physical activity and dementia: The need for prevention trialsDeborah E Barnes
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Exerc Sport Sci Rev 35:24-9. 2007..This review summarizes the evidence that physical activity is associated with a reduced risk of dementia in older adults and recommends that prevention trials be performed to determine whether this association is causal...
- Caregiver characteristics are associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementiaKaycee M Sink
Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 54:796-803. 2006..To determine whether caregiver characteristics are independently associated with neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia (NPS) after accounting for patient characteristics...
- An advance directive redesigned to meet the literacy level of most adults: a randomized trialRebecca L Sudore
Division of Geriatrics, University of California San Francisco and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CA 94121, USA, United States
Patient Educ Couns 69:165-95. 2007..To determine whether an advance directive redesigned to meet most adults' literacy needs (fifth grade reading level with graphics) was more useful for advance care planning than a standard form (>12th grade level)...