B Giordani

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Changes in neuropsychological and behavioral functioning in children with and without obstructive sleep apnea following Tonsillectomy
    Bruno Giordani
    Neuropsychology Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:212-22. 2012
  2. pmc Neuropsychological and behavioral functioning in children with and without obstructive sleep apnea referred for tonsillectomy
    Bruno Giordani
    Neuropsychology Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 0716, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:571-81. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognition and behavior in children with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECTS)
    B Giordani
    Department of Psychiatry Neuropsychology, Department of Neurology, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0840, USA
    Epilepsy Res 70:89-94. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a formal post-baccalaureate pre-medicine program for underrepresented minority students
    B Giordani
    Neuropsychiatry Division, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 0840, USA
    Acad Med 76:844-8. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Improvement in learning associated with increase in hippocampal formation volume
    Monica N Starkman
    Department of Psychiatry MNS, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0840, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 53:233-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive side effects of electroconvulsive therapy in adolescents
    N Ghaziuddin
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0390, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 10:269-76. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Elevated cortisol levels in Cushing's disease are associated with cognitive decrements
    M N Starkman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0840, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:985-93. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of central and peripheral pharmacologic effects of biperiden and trihexyphenidyl in human volunteers
    S K Guthrie
    College of Pharmacy and Department of Psychiatry, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1065, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 20:77-83. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Improvement in mood and ideation associated with increase in right caudate volume
    Monica N Starkman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0840, United States
    J Affect Disord 101:139-47. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Developing a positive emotion-motivated Tai Chi (PEM-TC) exercise program for older adults with dementia
    Lan Yao
    University of Michigan, School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0482, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 22:241-55. 2008

Research Grants

  1. CORE--NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
    Bruno Giordani; Fiscal Year: 2002
  2. Cognitive Impairment Influences Gait in Aging
    Bruno Giordani; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Changes in neuropsychological and behavioral functioning in children with and without obstructive sleep apnea following Tonsillectomy
    Bruno Giordani
    Neuropsychology Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:212-22. 2012
    ..These findings call into question the expectation that AT resolves most or all behavioral and cognitive difficulties in children with clinical, office-based diagnoses of SDB...
  2. pmc Neuropsychological and behavioral functioning in children with and without obstructive sleep apnea referred for tonsillectomy
    Bruno Giordani
    Neuropsychology Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105 0716, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:571-81. 2008
    ..These results underscore the importance of applying more sophisticated methodologies to better understand the salient pathophysiology of childhood sleep-disordered breathing...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognition and behavior in children with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECTS)
    B Giordani
    Department of Psychiatry Neuropsychology, Department of Neurology, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0840, USA
    Epilepsy Res 70:89-94. 2006
    ..Parental concerns for psychosomatic and learning problems were noted. Monitoring select cognitive and behavioral features in BECTS appears appropriate...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a formal post-baccalaureate pre-medicine program for underrepresented minority students
    B Giordani
    Neuropsychiatry Division, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 0840, USA
    Acad Med 76:844-8. 2001
    ..The program provided an intense year-long experience of course work, research, and personal development...
  5. ncbi request reprint Improvement in learning associated with increase in hippocampal formation volume
    Monica N Starkman
    Department of Psychiatry MNS, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0840, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 53:233-8. 2003
    ..In the present study, we examined whether the structural increase was associated with improvement in cognition...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cognitive side effects of electroconvulsive therapy in adolescents
    N Ghaziuddin
    Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0390, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 10:269-76. 2000
    ..The primary aim of this study was to determine the presence of cognitive impairments among adolescents treated with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and whether these deficits would persist several months following the treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Elevated cortisol levels in Cushing's disease are associated with cognitive decrements
    M N Starkman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0840, USA
    Psychosom Med 63:985-93. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to use Cushing's disease as a unique human model to elucidate the cognitive deficits resulting from exposure to chronic stress-level elevations of endogenous cortisol...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of central and peripheral pharmacologic effects of biperiden and trihexyphenidyl in human volunteers
    S K Guthrie
    College of Pharmacy and Department of Psychiatry, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 1065, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 20:77-83. 2000
    ..The results of this study do not support the hypothesis that the side effect profile of biperiden is significantly different from that of trihexyphenidyl...
  9. ncbi request reprint Improvement in mood and ideation associated with increase in right caudate volume
    Monica N Starkman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0840, United States
    J Affect Disord 101:139-47. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that after treatment of Cushing's disease reduces elevated cortisol, improvement in mood and related ideations are associated with increase in caudate volume...
  10. ncbi request reprint Developing a positive emotion-motivated Tai Chi (PEM-TC) exercise program for older adults with dementia
    Lan Yao
    University of Michigan, School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0482, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 22:241-55. 2008
    ..Family members may have the optimum advantage in using Sticky Hands because of established emotional connections with their OAD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Patterns of cognitive change over time and relationship to age following successful treatment of Cushing's disease
    Julie N Hook
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:21-9. 2007
    ..Overall, these findings suggest that at least some of the deleterious effects of prolonged hypercortisolemia on cognitive functioning are potentially reversible, up to at least 18 months post treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Executive function and gait in older adults with cognitive impairment
    Carol C Persad
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1350-5. 2008
    ..However, it is unclear how well persons with cognitive impairment can step accurately to avoid such hazards and what specific aspects of cognition predict stepping ability in different patient populations...
  13. ncbi request reprint The sensitivity and psychometric properties of a brief computer-based cognitive screening battery in a depression clinic
    Scott A Langenecker
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical Center, C480 Med Inn Building, 1500 East Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychiatry Res 152:143-54. 2007
    ..Developing valid and reliable measures of cognitive signs in mood disorders creates excellent opportunities for tracking cognitive status prior to initiation of treatment, and allows for reliable retest following treatment...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological advances in the differential diagnosis and treatment of neurocognitive deficits in older individuals
    Carol Persad
    University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry, Ann Arbor
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 20:187-8. 2007
  15. pmc Caregiver support service needs for patients with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease
    Kelly A Ryan
    Neuropsychology Section, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 49105, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 24:171-6. 2010
    ..These findings suggest possible areas of intervention that could be considered at the earliest stages of memory loss...
  16. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation for refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder
    James L Abelson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Trauma, Stress and Anxiety Research Group, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:510-6. 2005
    ..Nondestructive, electrical stimulation (deep brain stimulation; DBS) has proven an effective alternative to ablative surgery for neurological indications, suggesting potential utility in place of capsulotomy for OCD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of Alzheimer's disease from dementia with Lewy bodies utilizing positron emission tomography with [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose and neuropsychological testing
    Sid Gilman
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0489, USA
    Exp Neurol 191:S95-S103. 2005
    ..Neuropsychological testing also differentiates the groups, and family ratings of motor functioning are as robust as PET in these later stages of the disorders...
  18. ncbi request reprint Striatal monoamine terminals in Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer's disease
    Sid Gilman
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0316, USA
    Ann Neurol 55:774-80. 2004
    ..We conclude that PET with (+)-[(11)C]DTBZ differentiates DLB from AD, and decreased binding in AD may indicate subclinical DLB pathology in addition to AD pathology...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effects of occupational exposure to chlorpyrifos on the neurologic examination of central nervous system function: a prospective cohort study
    James W Albers
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor 48109 0032, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:367-78. 2004
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  20. pmc Comparing fludeoxyglucose F18-PET assessment of regional cerebral glucose metabolism and [11C]dihydrotetrabenazine-PET in evaluation of early dementia and mild cognitive impairment
    Roger L Albin
    VA Ann Arbor Health System Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, and Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2200, USA
    Arch Neurol 67:440-6. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Recovery of cognitive function after surgery for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Satwant K Samra
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, University Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0048, USA
    Stroke 38:1864-72. 2007
    ..We determined these in a subset of subarachnoid hemorrhage patients enrolled in the Intraoperative Hypothermia for Aneurysm Surgery Trial (IHAST)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mild cognitive impairments predict dementia in nondemented elderly patients with memory loss
    A Bozoki
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, TC1913A, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0322, USA
    Arch Neurol 58:411-6. 2001
    ..We hypothesized that clear impairments in at least 1 cognitive domain in addition to memory would help identify those who will progress to AD...
  23. ncbi request reprint A comparison of subset selection and analysis of covariance for the adjustment of confounders
    R J Little
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, M4208 SPH II, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Psychol Methods 5:459-76. 2000
    ..Specifically, a version of ANCOVA that models the relationship between the covariate and the outcome through cubic spline with fixed knots outperforms other methods in simulations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Long-term estrogen replacement is associated with improved nonverbal memory and attentional measures in postmenopausal women
    Y R Smith
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Fertil Steril 76:1101-7. 2001
    ..To determine the cognitive domains improved or preserved by long-term hormone replacement therapy (HRT)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Patterns of neuropsychological performance in multiple system atrophy compared to sporadic and hereditary olivopontocerebellar atrophy
    S Berent
    Division of Neuropsychology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0840, USA
    Brain Cogn 50:194-206. 2002
    ..Patients with MSA had greater neuropsychological dysfunction, particularly in memory and other "higher order" cognitive processes, than patients with either sOPCA or dOPCA...
  26. ncbi request reprint Assessing falls in the elderly: should we use simple screening tests or a comprehensive fall risk evaluation?
    C C Persad
    Neuropsychology Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 46:249-59. 2010
    ..As many of these measures are similar in their sensitivity and specificity, decisions on which approach to take in many cases may have to be informed also by the clinic setting and existing resources available to the clinician...
  27. ncbi request reprint Age differences in timed accurate stepping with increasing cognitive and visual demand: a walking trail making test
    Neil B Alexander
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1558-62. 2005
    ..We compared healthy young and older adults in the time taken to step accurately under conditions of increasing cognitive and visual demand...
  28. ncbi request reprint A method for determining the magnitude of change across different cognitive functions in clinical trials: the effects of acute administration of two different doses alprazolam
    Peter J Snyder
    CNS Early Development, Pfizer Global Research and Development Groton, CT, USA
    Hum Psychopharmacol 20:263-73. 2005
    ..The current study also illustrates a method for directly comparing the magnitude of change in cognitive function between measures with different performance metrics...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cognitive executive dysfunction in children with mild sleep-disordered breathing
    Kristen Hedger Archbold
    Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, Box 357266, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, WA 98195 7266, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 5:168-76. 2004
    ..67, P = 0.002). Mild levels of SDB and associated sleep architecture disruptions may be associated with impairment of EFs in children...
  30. ncbi request reprint A statistical approach for classifying change in cognitive function in individuals following pharmacologic challenge: an example with alprazolam
    Paul Maruff
    CogState Ltd, Melbourne, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 186:7-17. 2006
    ..Therefore, it is useful to consider statistical models for the detection of cognitive change in response to a drug treatment in individual subjects...

Research Grants2

  1. CORE--NEUROPSYCHOLOGY
    Bruno Giordani; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, the Neuropsychology Core will continue to assist in the design, execution, analysis, and presentation of research with the Program as a whole. ..
  2. Cognitive Impairment Influences Gait in Aging
    Bruno Giordani; Fiscal Year: 2005
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