Virginia Elderkin-Thompson

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological deficits among patients with late-onset minor and major depression
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Neuropsychiatric Research Institute and Hospital, University of California, 760 Westwood Plaza C8 688, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 18:529-49. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Executive function and MRI prefrontal volumes among healthy older adults
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Geriatric Division, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Neuropsychology 22:626-37. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Daily functioning and prefrontal brain morphology in healthy and depressed community-dwelling elderly
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Geriatric Division, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:633-42. 2008
  4. pmc Biophysical correlates of cognition among depressed and nondepressed type 2 diabetic patients
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Geriatric Division, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:48-50. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Executive dysfunction and memory in older patients with major and minor depression
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    UCLA Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Geriatric Division, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 22:261-70. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Executive dysfunction and memory in older patients with major and minor depression
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    UCLA Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Geriatric Division, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:669-76. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Validity of the Boston qualitative scoring system for the Rey-Osterrieth complex figure among depressed elderly patients
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, UCLA, 760 Westwooed Plaza C8 688, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:598-607. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Brain metabolites and cognitive function among older depressed and healthy individuals using 2D MR spectroscopy
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    UCLA Neuropsychiatric Research Institute and Hospital, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:2251-7. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive profiles in elderly patients with frontotemporal degeneration or major depressive disorder
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Neuropsychiatric Research Institute Hospital, Department of Psychiatry Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024 1759, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:753-71. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Executive dysfunction and visuospatial ability among depressed elders in a community setting
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Neuropsychiatric Research Institute and Hospital, University of California, 760 Westwood Plaza, C8 688, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 19:597-611. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological deficits among patients with late-onset minor and major depression
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Neuropsychiatric Research Institute and Hospital, University of California, 760 Westwood Plaza C8 688, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 18:529-49. 2003
    ..This decline in cognitive performance parallels a similar trend observed in neuroanatomical studies in which the volume of the frontal and temporal lobes decrease with increasing severity of depression...
  2. doi request reprint Executive function and MRI prefrontal volumes among healthy older adults
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Geriatric Division, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Neuropsychology 22:626-37. 2008
    ..In conclusion, some executive abilities correlate with volumes of specific prefrontal subregions despite a robust neural interconnectedness between the subregions...
  3. doi request reprint Daily functioning and prefrontal brain morphology in healthy and depressed community-dwelling elderly
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Geriatric Division, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:633-42. 2008
    ..This study examined relationships between self-reported levels of general functioning and the combined volume of three integrated prefrontal structures associated with self-perception and emotion...
  4. pmc Biophysical correlates of cognition among depressed and nondepressed type 2 diabetic patients
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Geriatric Division, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:48-50. 2009
    ..Caudate magnetization transfer (MT) ratios have indicated an abnormality in the macromolecular protein pool of diabetic patients. This study examined the relationship between MT ratios of the caudate and cognitive performance...
  5. ncbi request reprint Executive dysfunction and memory in older patients with major and minor depression
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    UCLA Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Geriatric Division, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 22:261-70. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the verbal memory deficits typically attributed to late-life depression may result from impaired executive functioning during the learning phase of the recall task...
  6. ncbi request reprint Executive dysfunction and memory in older patients with major and minor depression
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    UCLA Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Geriatric Division, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:669-76. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the verbal memory deficits typically attributed to late-life depression may result from impaired executive functioning during the learning phase of the recall task...
  7. ncbi request reprint Validity of the Boston qualitative scoring system for the Rey-Osterrieth complex figure among depressed elderly patients
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, UCLA, 760 Westwooed Plaza C8 688, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:598-607. 2004
    ..No differences emerged between the two scoring methods in their efficiency for predicting depression...
  8. ncbi request reprint Brain metabolites and cognitive function among older depressed and healthy individuals using 2D MR spectroscopy
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    UCLA Neuropsychiatric Research Institute and Hospital, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:2251-7. 2004
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  9. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive profiles in elderly patients with frontotemporal degeneration or major depressive disorder
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Neuropsychiatric Research Institute Hospital, Department of Psychiatry Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024 1759, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:753-71. 2004
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Executive dysfunction and visuospatial ability among depressed elders in a community setting
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Neuropsychiatric Research Institute and Hospital, University of California, 760 Westwood Plaza, C8 688, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 19:597-611. 2004
    ..This result is consistent with the theory that dysfunction of the prefrontal cortex is a critical feature of late-life depression...
  11. doi request reprint Prefrontal brain morphology and executive function in healthy and depressed elderly
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Geriatric Division, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:459-68. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function in adults with type 2 diabetes and major depression
    Kecia Watari
    Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, UCLA Semel Institute and Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 760 Westwood Plaza, 37 372A, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, United States
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:787-96. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that depression negatively impacts cognitive performance among adults with type 2 diabetes, which may have implications for neural circuitry underlying cognitive and mood changes in diabetic patients...
  13. doi request reprint Neuroanatomical correlates of executive functioning in depressed adults with type 2 diabetes
    Kecia Watari
    Department of Neurology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1520 San Pablo Street, Suite 3000, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 30:389-97. 2008
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  14. doi request reprint Prefrontal myo-inositol concentration and visuospatial functioning among diabetic depressed patients
    Ebrahim Haroon
    Semel Institute of Neurosciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Psychiatry Res 171:10-9. 2009
    ..Progressive weakening of this association across both diabetic groups might be related to progressive changes in neural activity that underlies visuospatial function...
  15. doi request reprint Explicit and implicit memory in late-life depression
    Virginia Elderkin-Thompson
    Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90024 1759, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:249-55. 2011
    ..This study examined cognition in patients with late-life depression with a focus on the assessment of the extent and type of memory loss among elderly depressed patients...
  16. doi request reprint Two-dimensional MR spectroscopy of minimal hepatic encephalopathy and neuropsychological correlates in vivo
    Aparna Singhal
    Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1721, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 32:35-43. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint Voxel-based diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of low-grade hepatic encephalopathy
    Rajesh Kumar
    Department of Neurobiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095 1721, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 27:1061-8. 2008
    ..To quantify the changes in brain water diffusivity in hepatic encephalopathy (HE) associated with cirrhosis using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and to correlate with neuropsychological (NP) scores...
  18. pmc Mapping callosal morphology in early- and late-onset elderly depression: an index of distinct changes in cortical connectivity
    Martina Ballmaier
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medicine, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:1528-36. 2008
    ..Patients with a late onset of depression may be at higher risk of illness progression and eventually dementia conversion than early-onset depression, with potentially important implications for research and therapy...
  19. pmc Hippocampal morphology and distinguishing late-onset from early-onset elderly depression
    Martina Ballmaier
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charite University Medicine, Campus Mitte, Berlin
    Am J Psychiatry 165:229-37. 2008
    ..This study used three-dimensional mapping techniques to identify regional hippocampal abnormalities in early- and late-onset depression. Neuropsychological correlates of hippocampal morphology were also investigated...