M Ganguli

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Depression, cognitive impairment and dementia: Why should clinicians care about the web of causation?
    Mary Ganguli
    Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15208, USA
    Indian J Psychiatry 51:S29-34. 2009
  2. pmc Mild cognitive impairment: incidence and vascular risk factors in a population-based cohort
    Mary Ganguli
    Department of School of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neurology 80:2112-20. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and cognitive function in late life: a longitudinal community study
    M Ganguli
    Division of Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neurology 65:1210-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection and management of cognitive impairment in primary care: The Steel Valley Seniors Survey
    Mary Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1668-75. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and cognitive decline in late life: a prospective epidemiological study
    Mary Ganguli
    Division of Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:153-60. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies in information provided to primary care physicians by patients with and without dementia: the Steel Valley Seniors Survey
    Mary Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:446-55. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Mild cognitive impairment, amnestic type: an epidemiologic study
    Mary Ganguli
    Division of Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neurology 63:115-21. 2004
  8. pmc Age and education effects and norms on a cognitive test battery from a population-based cohort: the Monongahela-Youghiogheny Healthy Aging Team
    Mary Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:100-7. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Screening for cognitive impairment and depression in ethnically diverse older populations
    Mary Ganguli
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 19:275-8. 2005
  10. pmc How much do depressive symptoms affect cognition at the population level? The Monongahela-Youghiogheny Healthy Aging Team (MYHAT) study
    Mary Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1277-84. 2009

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Publications64

  1. pmc Depression, cognitive impairment and dementia: Why should clinicians care about the web of causation?
    Mary Ganguli
    Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15208, USA
    Indian J Psychiatry 51:S29-34. 2009
    ..This brief review attempts to clarify and integrate information from clinical, laboratory, and community studies and to draw some inferences of potential relevance to clinicians...
  2. pmc Mild cognitive impairment: incidence and vascular risk factors in a population-based cohort
    Mary Ganguli
    Department of School of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neurology 80:2112-20. 2013
    ..We examined the incidence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and its potential vascular risk factors in a prospective population-based study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and cognitive function in late life: a longitudinal community study
    M Ganguli
    Division of Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neurology 65:1210-7. 2005
    ..To examine the association between alcohol use and cognitive decline in a longitudinal study of a representative elderly community sample free of dementia at baseline...
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection and management of cognitive impairment in primary care: The Steel Valley Seniors Survey
    Mary Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1668-75. 2004
    ..To identify characteristics of older primary care patients who were cognitively impaired and who underwent mental status testing by their physicians...
  5. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and cognitive decline in late life: a prospective epidemiological study
    Mary Ganguli
    Division of Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:153-60. 2006
    ..Depression is associated with cognitive impairment and dementia. It is less clear whether depression contributes to further cognitive decline over time, independently of incipient dementia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies in information provided to primary care physicians by patients with and without dementia: the Steel Valley Seniors Survey
    Mary Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:446-55. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine associations between discrepancies in health information provided to primary care providers and severity of impairment in older patients with and without dementia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mild cognitive impairment, amnestic type: an epidemiologic study
    Mary Ganguli
    Division of Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neurology 63:115-21. 2004
    ..To estimate the prevalence and examine the course of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), amnestic type, using current criteria, within a representative community sample...
  8. pmc Age and education effects and norms on a cognitive test battery from a population-based cohort: the Monongahela-Youghiogheny Healthy Aging Team
    Mary Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Aging Ment Health 14:100-7. 2010
    ..Performance on cognitive tests can be affected by age, education, and also selection bias. We examined the distribution of scores on several cognitive screening tests by age and educational levels in a population-based cohort...
  9. ncbi request reprint Screening for cognitive impairment and depression in ethnically diverse older populations
    Mary Ganguli
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 19:275-8. 2005
    ..The context, costs, and objectives of screening a given population should be considered when selecting a screening instrument and a threshold on the scale, whether for clinical or research purposes...
  10. pmc How much do depressive symptoms affect cognition at the population level? The Monongahela-Youghiogheny Healthy Aging Team (MYHAT) study
    Mary Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1277-84. 2009
    ..To examine the impact of subjective depressive symptoms on objective performance on tests of several cognitive domains, in a community-based sample of older adults...
  11. pmc Prevalence of mild cognitive impairment by multiple classifications: The Monongahela-Youghiogheny Healthy Aging Team (MYHAT) project
    Mary Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:674-83. 2010
    ..To estimate and compare the frequency and prevalence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and related entities using different classification approaches at the population level...
  12. pmc Cognitive test performance predicts change in functional status at the population level: the MYHAT Project
    Mary Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:761-70. 2010
    ..At the population level, changes in both directions are observable in functional status, with different neuropsychological measures predicting the direction of change...
  13. pmc Outcomes of mild cognitive impairment by definition: a population study
    Mary Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arch Neurol 68:761-7. 2011
    ..Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) has been defined in several ways...
  14. ncbi request reprint Alzheimer disease and mortality: a 15-year epidemiological study
    Mary Ganguli
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    Arch Neurol 62:779-84. 2005
    ..Alzheimer disease (AD) is considered a leading cause of death, but few studies have examined the contribution of AD to mortality based on follow-up of representative US cohorts...
  15. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E polymorphism and Alzheimer disease: The Indo-US Cross-National Dementia Study
    M Ganguli
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    Arch Neurol 57:824-30. 2000
    ..The APOE*E4 allele of the gene for apolipoprotein E (APOE) has been reported as a risk factor for Alzheimer disease (AD) to varying degrees in different ethnic groups...
  16. ncbi request reprint Random versus volunteer selection for a community-based study
    M Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:M39-46. 1998
    ..Selection methods vary greatly in ease and cost-effectiveness. The effects of selection factors associated with subjects' recruitment into studies can introduce bias and seriously limit the generalizability of results...
  17. ncbi request reprint Medical and cognitive correlates of denture wearing in older community-dwelling adults
    Robert J Weyant
    Department of Dental Public Health, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvannia 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:596-600. 2004
    ..To examine the association between denture wearing and use of dental services, oral function limitations, and medical and cognitive status in a community-based cohort of rural older adults enrolled in an epidemiological study...
  18. ncbi request reprint Incidence of Alzheimer's disease in a rural community in India: the Indo-US study
    V Chandra
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, PA, USA
    Neurology 57:985-9. 2001
    ..However, the relatively short duration of follow-up, cultural factors, and other potential confounders suggest caution in interpreting this finding...
  19. ncbi request reprint Depression after stroke: a prospective epidemiological study
    Ellen M Whyte
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:774-8. 2004
    ..To elucidate the relationship between stroke and depressive symptoms and to determine whether disability or cerebrovascular risk factors mediate that relationship...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sedative-hypnotic use of diphenhydramine in a rural, older adult, community-based cohort: effects on cognition
    Ranita Basu
    Division of Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 11:205-13. 2003
    ..The authors sought to identify patterns and associations of prescription and over-the-counter sedative-hypnotic use in an older, rural, blue-collar, community-based cohort in southwestern Pennsylvania over 10 years...
  21. ncbi request reprint Speed and capacity of language processing test: normative data from an older American community-dwelling sample
    J A Saxton
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Appl Neuropsychol 8:193-203. 2001
    ..By contrast, increasing age has little effect on lexical decision. Thus, our data suggest that the SCOLP shows promise as a tool to help distinguish between normal aging and the early stages of dementia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Patterns of cognitive decline in presymptomatic Alzheimer disease: a prospective community study
    P Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, PA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 58:853-8. 2001
    ..These findings might help us understand the underlying evolution of the early neurodegenerative process. They highlight the importance of executive dysfunction early in the disease process and might facilitate early detection of AD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hypothyroidism and cognition: preliminary evidence for a specific defect in memory
    L A Burmeister
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    Thyroid 11:1177-85. 2001
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between alpha2-macroglobulin polymorphisms and Alzheimer's disease
    X Wang
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Hum Genet 108:105-8. 2001
    ..In conclusion, we observed no association between either the intronic deletion polymorphism or the Ile1000Val polymorphism of A2M and AD in our case-control cohort...
  25. ncbi request reprint Exercise level and cognitive decline: the MoVIES project
    Mary Ellen Lytle
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 18:57-64. 2004
    ..Exercise may have implications for prevention of cognitive decline...
  26. pmc Replication study of genome-wide associated SNPs with late-onset Alzheimer's disease
    L C Burns
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 156:507-12. 2011
    ..0002). Although we have been unable to replicate the reported GWAS association with AD risk in our sample, we have identified two new associations with AAO and disease duration that need to be confirmed in additional studies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphism in the cathepsin G gene and the risk of Alzheimer's disease
    T J Bhojak
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Neurosci Lett 309:138-40. 2001
    ..Our data show no effect of this cathepsin G polymorphism in AD. Characterization of additional polymorphisms in this gene may provide more conclusive answers...
  28. ncbi request reprint Functional transitions and active life expectancy associated with Alzheimer disease
    Hiroko H Dodge
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:253-9. 2003
    ....
  29. pmc Genome-wide association study of Alzheimer's disease
    M I Kamboh
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Transl Psychiatry 2:e117. 2012
    ..43. This is a potential candidate gene for AD as this is expressed in the brain and is involved in lipid metabolism. These findings need to be confirmed in additional samples...
  30. ncbi request reprint A follow-up comparison of study participants and refusers within a rural elderly population
    M Ganguli
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:M465-70. 1998
    ..For instance, it is possible that older adults with dementia would be less likely to participate in a study of dementing disorders...
  31. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and cognitive impairment in India and the United States: a cross-national epidemiological study
    Rajesh Pandav
    Division of Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:1123-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate the relationship between blood pressure (BP) and cognitive impairment in elderly populations in India and the United States in a cross-national epidemiological study...
  32. pmc Twelve-year depressive symptom trajectories and their predictors in a community sample of older adults
    Carmen Andreescu
    Department of Psychiatry University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:221-36. 2008
    ....
  33. pmc Cognitive decline and mortality in a community-based cohort: the Monongahela Valley Independent Elders Survey
    Laurie L Lavery
    Departments of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:94-100. 2009
    ..To compare, in a longitudinal cohort study, declines in specific cognitive domains on their ability to predict time to death, in the presence and absence of dementia, and to explore an explanatory role for vascular disease...
  34. pmc Minimizing attrition bias: a longitudinal study of depressive symptoms in an elderly cohort
    Chung Chou H Chang
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:869-78. 2009
    ..Attrition from mortality is common in longitudinal studies of the elderly. Ignoring the resulting non-response or missing data can bias study results...
  35. pmc Effects of age, gender, education and race on two tests of language ability in community-based older adults
    Beth E Snitz
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:1051-62. 2009
    ..We report population-based normative data on these tests from two combined ethnically divergent, cognitively normal, representative population samples of older adults...
  36. pmc A novel approach to assessing memory at the population level: vulnerability to semantic interference
    Beth E Snitz
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 22:785-94. 2010
    ..It is not yet known how broadly this work will generalize to the community at large...
  37. ncbi request reprint Can sleep be bad for you? Can insomnia be good?
    Daniel J Buysse
    E 1127 TDH, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:137-8. 2002
  38. pmc Engagement in reading and hobbies and risk of incident dementia: the MoVIES project
    Tiffany F Hughes
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 25:432-8. 2010
    ..To examine whether there is an association between engagement in reading and hobbies and dementia risk in late life...
  39. pmc Cognitive assessment of older primary care patients with and without memory complaints
    Laurie L Lavery
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:949-54. 2007
    ..Dementia screening is currently recommended only for symptomatic patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Use of lipid-lowering drugs in older adults with and without dementia: a community-based epidemiological study
    Eric G Rodriguez
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1852-6. 2002
    ..To compare the use of lipid-lowering drugs in community-dwelling older adults with and without dementia...
  41. ncbi request reprint Gambling participation and social support among older adults: a longitudinal community study
    Joni Vander Bilt
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 230 McKee Place, Room 407, Pittsburg, PA 15213, USA
    J Gambl Stud 20:373-89. 2004
    ..Longitudinally, age, sex, social support, alcohol use, and gambling are predictive of future gambling activity. The results revealed that gambling may offer a forum of social support to older adults who are often isolated as they age...
  42. ncbi request reprint Rates and predictors of mortality in an aging, rural, community-based cohort: the role of depression
    Mary Ganguli
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:1046-52. 2002
    ..Depression, functional disability, cognitive impairment, and self-rated health all predict mortality in the elderly population. There is no consensus on their relative contributions when examined together...
  43. pmc Three-dimensional surface mapping of the caudate nucleus in late-life depression
    Meryl A Butters
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:4-12. 2009
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Serum anticholinergic activity in a community-based sample of older adults: relationship with cognitive performance
    Benoit H Mulsant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:198-203. 2003
    ..To our knowledge, there has not yet been any systematic study of the prevalence of SAA and its effect on cognition in a community-based population...
  45. ncbi request reprint Tracking cognitive functioning over time: ten-year longitudinal data from a community-based study
    Graham Ratcliff
    HealthSouth Harmarville Rehabilitation Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15238, USA
    Appl Neuropsychol 10:76-88. 2003
    ..As the survivors are de facto a largely healthy and motivated group, their data can be considered population-based healthy norms and may serve as a reference for other studies conducting repeated evaluations using the same tests...
  46. ncbi request reprint The association between congestive heart failure and cognitive performance in a primary care population of elderly adults: the Steel Valley Seniors Survey
    Laurie Lavery
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:215-25. 2007
    ..We examined the association between CHF and cognitive performance in stable outpatients recruited from primary care...
  47. ncbi request reprint Predictors of nursing facility admission: a 12-year epidemiological study in the United States
    Ashok J Bharucha
    Division of Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:434-9. 2004
    ..To identify predictors of institutionalization in a community-based cohort of older adults...
  48. ncbi request reprint Relationships between cerebrovascular events, APOE polymorphism and Alzheimer's disease in a community sample
    J M Johnston
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 19:320-6. 2000
    ..3, 95% confidence interval = 1.4-20.9). History of stroke/TIA had little effect on the likelihood of having AD in subjects without an APOE*4 allele...
  49. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of cognitive and functional screening instruments for dementia: the Indo-U.S. Dementia Epidemiology Study
    Rajesh Pandav
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:554-61. 2002
    ..In this largely illiterate community, with a low prevalence of dementia, the combination of cognitive tests and a functional ability questionnaire had substantial value for population screening...
  50. pmc Factors associated with adherence to medication regimens in older primary care patients: the Steel Valley Seniors Survey
    Gary P Stoehr
    Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 6:255-63. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to explore associations between 2 specific cognitive domains and aspects of medication management among older primary care patients...
  51. pmc Simple balance and mobility tests can assess falls risk when cognition is impaired
    Kathryn A McMichael
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 29:311-23. 2008
    ..Simple balance tests can help assess falls risk, particularly in cognitively impaired elderly who have elevated falls risk and might not accurately recall previous falls...
  52. ncbi request reprint Hemoglobin levels and Alzheimer disease: an epidemiologic study in India
    Rajesh S Pandav
    Division of Geriatrics and Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:523-6. 2004
    ..Anemia is common in developing countries, where populations are aging rapidly. The authors explored the cross-sectional relationship between hemoglobin concentration and Alzheimer disease (AD) in a rural elderly sample in Ballabgarh, India...
  53. ncbi request reprint Distal support and community living among individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder
    Melissa E Wieland
    Program for Recovery and Community Health, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06513, USA
    Psychiatry 70:1-11. 2007
    ..A greater number of distal supports were associated with higher hospitalization rates and emergency contacts among the participants diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, but not among those diagnosed with schizophrenia...
  54. ncbi request reprint Data management and quality assurance for an International project: the Indo-US Cross-National Dementia Epidemiology Study
    Rajesh Pandav
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2593, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:510-8. 2002
    ..Data management and quality assurance play a vital but often neglected role in ensuring high quality research, particularly in collaborative and international studies...
  55. ncbi request reprint Mild cognitive impairment and the 7 uses of epidemiology
    Mary Ganguli
    Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Epidemiology, School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:S52-7. 2006
    ..This review will address what is known and what has yet to be determined about MCI from the perspectives of the classic 7 uses of epidemiology...
  56. pmc Sustained benzodiazepine use in a community sample of older adults
    Keith R Stowell
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsbrgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2285-91. 2008
    ..To identify factors associated with sustained benzodiazepine use in older adults...
  57. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in alpha(1)-antichymotrypsin and its association with Alzheimer's disease
    Xiaoyan Wang
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, 130 DeSoto Street, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Hum Genet 110:356-65. 2002
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Perspectives on depression, mild cognitive impairment, and cognitive decline
    David C Steffens
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:130-8. 2006
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint The Mini-Cog as a screen for dementia: validation in a population-based sample
    Soo Borson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1451-4. 2003
    ..To test the Mini-Cog, a brief cognitive screening test, in an epidemiological study of dementia in older Americans...
  60. pmc Cognitive domains and trajectories of functional independence in nondemented elderly persons
    Hiroko H Dodge
    Department of Public Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1330-7. 2006
    ..Cognitive impairment in general is known to predict functional disability, but it is not clear whether performance on specific cognitive domains predicts future disability trends among nondemented elderly persons...
  61. doi request reprint Mild cognitive impairment: challenging issues
    Mary Ganguli
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:339-42. 2008
  62. ncbi request reprint Mild cognitive impairment
    Serge Gauthier
    McGill Center for Studies in Aging, Douglas Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Lancet 367:1262-70. 2006
    ..Other definitions and subtypes of mild cognitive impairment need to be studied as potential prodromes of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia...
  63. ncbi request reprint Psychogeriatric research comes of age in developing countries
    K S Jacob
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:615-21. 2007
  64. pmc Global prevalence of dementia: a Delphi consensus study
    Cleusa P Ferri
    Section of Epidemiology, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Lancet 366:2112-7. 2005
    ..100 years after the first description, Alzheimer's disease is one of the most disabling and burdensome health conditions worldwide. We used the Delphi consensus method to determine dementia prevalence for each world region...

Research Grants30

  1. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DEMENTIA: A PROSPECTIVE COMMUNITY STUDY
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  2. Outcomes and Predictors in Mild Cognitive Impairment
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Each trainee will develop an independent research project application as part of the training and be evaluated on acquired knowledge, skills, and productivity. ..
  3. CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DEMENTIA IN GENERAL PRACTICE
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..They will also assist in formulating appropriate policies and guidelines for early diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of excess disability. ..
  4. CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DEMENTIA IN GENERAL PRACTICE
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..They will also assist in formulating appropriate policies and guidelines for early diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of excess disability. ..
  5. Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Prospective Community Study
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Prospective Community Study
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DEMENTIA: A PROSPECTIVE COMMUNITY STUDY
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  8. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DEMENTIA: A PROSPECTIVE COMMUNITY STUDY
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  9. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DEMENTIA: A PROSPECTIVE COMMUNITY STUDY
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  10. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DEMENTIA--A PROSPECTIVE COMMUNITY STUDY
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Additional objectives are to refine cognitive screening methodology, particularly for distinguishing normal from abnormal decline, and to explore the pharmacoepidemiology of cognitive impairment and dementia...
  11. CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DEMENTIA IN GENERAL PRACTICE
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..They will also assist in formulating appropriate policies and guidelines for early diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of excess disability. ..
  12. Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Prospective Community Study
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DEMENTIA--A PROSPECTIVE COMMUNITY STUDY
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 1990
  14. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DEMENTIA--A PROSPECTIVE COMMUNITY STUDY
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 1991
  15. Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Prospective Community Study
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DEMENTIA IN GENERAL PRACTICE
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..They will also assist in formulating appropriate policies and guidelines for early diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of excess disability. ..
  17. CLINICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DEMENTIA IN GENERAL PRACTICE
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..They will also assist in formulating appropriate policies and guidelines for early diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of excess disability. ..
  18. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF DEMENTIA--A PROSPECTIVE COMMUNITY STUDY
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Additional objectives are to refine cognitive screening methodology, particularly for distinguishing normal from abnormal decline, and to explore the pharmacoepidemiology of cognitive impairment and dementia...
  19. Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Prospective Community Study
    Mary Ganguli; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This knowledge is needed so that individuals in the larger community can be appropriately targeted for prevention and early intervention strategies. ..