R E Tractenberg

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of symptoms on the CERAD behavior rating scale for dementia in normal elderly subjects and Alzheimer's disease patients
    R E Tractenberg
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego 92093 0949, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 12:472-9. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Frequency of behavioral symptoms characterizes agitation in Alzheimer's disease
    R E Tractenberg
    Alzheimer s Disease Cooperative Study and Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego 92093 0949, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:886-91. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimating the prevalence of agitation in community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer's disease
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Alzheimer s Disease Cooperative Study, Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0949, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 14:11-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Exploring hypotheses about phonological awareness, memory, and reading achievement
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Alzheimer s Disease Cooperative Study, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, 92093 0949, USA
    J Learn Disabil 35:407-24. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Investigating emergent symptomatology as an outcome measure in a behavioral study of Alzheimer's disease
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Alzheimer s Disease Cooperative Study, Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego 92093 0949, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 14:303-10. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Interobserver disagreements on clinical dementia rating assessment: interpretation and implications for training
    R E Tractenberg
    Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study, Department of Neurosciences, University of California, 9500 Gilman Drive, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0949
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 15:155-61. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Regression to the mean: implications for clinical trials of psychotropic agents in dementia
    Jeffrey L Cummings
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Curr Alzheimer Res 1:323-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Executive dysfunction in Alzheimer disease
    Margaret M Swanberg
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 90095 1769, USA
    Arch Neurol 61:556-60. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of psychopathological domains in community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer's disease
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Center for Population and Health, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057 1197, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 16:94-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint No long-term effect of behavioral treatment on psychotropic drug use for agitation in Alzheimer's disease patients
    Myron F Weiner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 15:95-8. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of symptoms on the CERAD behavior rating scale for dementia in normal elderly subjects and Alzheimer's disease patients
    R E Tractenberg
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego 92093 0949, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 12:472-9. 2000
    ..The authors conclude that assessment of behavior in long-term studies will be needed to quantify "abnormal" levels, and that item-level BRSD information could be important in clinical trials...
  2. ncbi request reprint Frequency of behavioral symptoms characterizes agitation in Alzheimer's disease
    R E Tractenberg
    Alzheimer s Disease Cooperative Study and Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego 92093 0949, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:886-91. 2001
    ..These 10 behaviors, observed at different frequencies in both groups, may be useful for monitoring change in studies of drugs or behavioral interventions for behavioral disturbance in persons with AD...
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimating the prevalence of agitation in community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer's disease
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Alzheimer s Disease Cooperative Study, Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0949, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 14:11-8. 2002
    ..The authors conclude that the best estimate of prevalence of excessive agitation in this population is 67.5%, and that individuals with CMAI scores of 0 to 14 probably should not be considered to have excessive agitation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Exploring hypotheses about phonological awareness, memory, and reading achievement
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Alzheimer s Disease Cooperative Study, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, 92093 0949, USA
    J Learn Disabil 35:407-24. 2002
    ..The results support other studies suggesting that processes dependent on memory, not solely phonological awareness, may contribute to determining reading achievement...
  5. ncbi request reprint Investigating emergent symptomatology as an outcome measure in a behavioral study of Alzheimer's disease
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Alzheimer s Disease Cooperative Study, Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego 92093 0949, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 14:303-10. 2002
    ..The ratio of expected to observed emergence provides an intuitively appealing quantification of treatment efficacy and can be used with any instrument that uses categorical or frequency ratings...
  6. ncbi request reprint Interobserver disagreements on clinical dementia rating assessment: interpretation and implications for training
    R E Tractenberg
    Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study, Department of Neurosciences, University of California, 9500 Gilman Drive, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0949
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 15:155-61. 2001
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  7. ncbi request reprint Regression to the mean: implications for clinical trials of psychotropic agents in dementia
    Jeffrey L Cummings
    Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1769, USA
    Curr Alzheimer Res 1:323-8. 2004
    ..Research design adjustments such as collection of both screening and baseline measures to determine eligibility may limit the effects of regression to the mean on trial outcomes and reduce this challenge to clinical trials...
  8. ncbi request reprint Executive dysfunction in Alzheimer disease
    Margaret M Swanberg
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 90095 1769, USA
    Arch Neurol 61:556-60. 2004
    ..Executive dysfunction (EDF) is common in Alzheimer disease (AD); however, its relationship to other symptoms is difficult to assess in patients with AD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of psychopathological domains in community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer's disease
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Center for Population and Health, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057 1197, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 16:94-9. 2003
    ..Significant psychopathological comorbidity should be considered in the design of clinical trials targeting particular psychopathology in this disease population...
  10. ncbi request reprint No long-term effect of behavioral treatment on psychotropic drug use for agitation in Alzheimer's disease patients
    Myron F Weiner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 15:95-8. 2002
    ..0 for subjects in each drug arm or placebo arm versus BMTs. We concluded that teaching caregivers BMTs did not diminish long-term prescription of psychotropic drugs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Emergent psychopathology in Alzheimer's disease patients over 12 months associated with functional, not cognitive, changes
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0949, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 15:110-7. 2002
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  12. ncbi request reprint Assessing Alzheimer's disease patients with the Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory: scoring and clinical implications
    Myron F Weiner
    Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9070, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 36:19-25. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint Independence of changes in behavior from cognition and function in community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer's disease: a factor analytic approach
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Department of Biomathematics and Biostatistics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 7 East Main, M702, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd, NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 17:51-60. 2005
    ..Cognitive and functional subscores for the CDR were supported. These findings suggest that changes in behavior and cognition in dementia may have distinct pathophysiologies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Developing an interactive approach in teaching medical informatics
    Diana Lungeanu
    Department of Medical Informatics, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, Romania
    Stud Health Technol Inform 124:885-90. 2006
    ..After one term we have gained important information about how the structural and instructional aspects of the pilot design may influence confidence and attitudes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Characterizing sleep problems in persons with Alzheimer's disease and normal elderly
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Departments of Biostatistics, Biomathematics and Bioinformatics and Psychiatry, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    J Sleep Res 15:97-103. 2006
    ..Within-cohort differences reflect a clear distinction between persons with and without sleep problems, regardless of the reporter...
  16. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of sleep disturbance in persons with Alzheimer's disease and normal elderly
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Department of Biomathematics and Biostatistics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Sleep Res 14:177-85. 2005
    ..There was no association between subjective perception of 'sleep problems', the number and frequency of sleep disturbance symptoms, and estimated TIB in either group...
  17. ncbi request reprint Reliability of monitoring the clinical dementia rating in multicenter clinical trials
    Kimberly A Schafer
    Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 18:219-22. 2004
    ..An abbreviated version, with formal monitoring for consistency across sites and raters, is currently used in the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking a test of temporal orientation with data from american and taiwanese persons with Alzheimer's disease and american normal elderly
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Department of Biomathematics and Biostatistics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 24:110-6. 2005
    ..TTO may be a useful component of cognitive screening efforts...
  19. ncbi request reprint A multicenter, placebo-controlled trial of melatonin for sleep disturbance in Alzheimer's disease
    Clifford Singer
    Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    Sleep 26:893-901. 2003
    ..To determine the safety and efficacy of 2 dose formulations of melatonin for the treatment of insomnia in patients with Alzheimer's disease...
  20. ncbi request reprint The Sleep Disorders Inventory: an instrument for studies of sleep disturbance in persons with Alzheimer's disease
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Department of Biomathematics and Biostatistics, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    J Sleep Res 12:331-7. 2003
    ..The SDI covers a wide range of sleep behaviors and provides information independent of sleep time and SQR...
  21. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking a computerized test of immediate verbal memory
    Rochelle E Tractenberg
    Department of Neurology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Behav Res Methods 39:863-9. 2007
    ..The online version of the digit span task is comparable to the traditional version in assessing verbal span capacity; the code with which to implement the task is available at www.psychonomic.org/archive...