MARGARET J GATZ

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Heritability for Alzheimer's disease: the study of dementia in Swedish twins
    M Gatz
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 52:M117-25. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Defining discordance in twin studies of risk and protective factors for late life disorders
    M Gatz
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1061, USA
    Twin Res 3:159-64. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Education and the risk of Alzheimer's disease: findings from the study of dementia in Swedish twins
    M Gatz
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:P292-300. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Deficits in controlled processing may predict dementia: a twin study
    R Andel
    Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089-1061, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:P347-55. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal analysis of anxiety and depressive symptoms
    J L Wetherell
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 1061, USA
    Psychol Aging 16:187-95. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing life-sustaining treatment decisions in a community sample of families
    M J Karel
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California
    Psychol Aging 11:226-34. 1996
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic and behavioral risk factors for self-reported joint pain among a population-based sample of Swedish twins
    S T Charles
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, USA
    Health Psychol 18:644-54. 1999

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Heritability for Alzheimer's disease: the study of dementia in Swedish twins
    M Gatz
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 52:M117-25. 1997
    ..In this study, our purpose was to detect all cases of dementia in an established twin registry and to estimate total extent of genetic contribution to liability to Alzheimer's disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Defining discordance in twin studies of risk and protective factors for late life disorders
    M Gatz
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 1061, USA
    Twin Res 3:159-64. 2000
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Education and the risk of Alzheimer's disease: findings from the study of dementia in Swedish twins
    M Gatz
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:P292-300. 2001
    ..Twins' comparative reports about intellectual involvement earlier in their lives suggest a long-standing difference on this dimension, with less involvement by the twin who became demented...
  4. ncbi request reprint Deficits in controlled processing may predict dementia: a twin study
    R Andel
    Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089-1061, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:P347-55. 2001
    ..This finding indicates that nondemented twin partners of demented twins are at elevated risk themselves for becoming demented, and further suggests that certain areas of cognition are compromised prior to diagnosis of dementia...
  5. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal analysis of anxiety and depressive symptoms
    J L Wetherell
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 1061, USA
    Psychol Aging 16:187-95. 2001
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing life-sustaining treatment decisions in a community sample of families
    M J Karel
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California
    Psychol Aging 11:226-34. 1996
    ..There was not significant correspondence between adult children's ratings regarding a decision for a parent and their own parents' ratings regarding decisions for themselves...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic and behavioral risk factors for self-reported joint pain among a population-based sample of Swedish twins
    S T Charles
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, USA
    Health Psychol 18:644-54. 1999
    ..For women, exercise and physical activity were not significant predictors, but past obesity and higher levels of neuroticism increased the likelihood of reporting joint pain in 1993...