Amy Fiske

Summary

Affiliation: West Virginia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Depression in older adults
    Amy Fiske
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 5:363-89. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint The Apartment Test: validity of a memory measure
    Amy Fiske
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 14:441-61. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of genes and environments for explaining Alzheimer disease
    Margaret Gatz
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 1061, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:168-74. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Heritability of an age-dependent categorical phenotype: cognitive dysfunction
    Chandra A Reynolds
    Department of Psychology, University of California at Riverside, 92521, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:17-23. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Complete ascertainment of dementia in the Swedish Twin Registry: the HARMONY study
    Margaret Gatz
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, 3620 McClintock Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:439-47. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Performance on neurocognitive tests by co-twins to dementia cases compared to normal control twins
    Margaret Gatz
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 1061, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 18:202-7. 2005
  7. pmc Insomnia symptoms, nightmares, and suicidal ideation in older adults
    Michael R Nadorff
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:145-52. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing age of dementia onset: validity of informant reports
    Amy Fiske
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 19:128-34. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Self-concealment and suicidal behaviors
    Adam Friedlander
    Department of Psychology at West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 42:332-40. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and aging: the effects of illness and non-health-related events
    Amy Fiske
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:P320-8. 2003

Research Grants

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Publications16

  1. pmc Depression in older adults
    Amy Fiske
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 5:363-89. 2009
    ..Preventive interventions including education for individuals with chronic illness, behavioral activation, cognitive restructuring, problem-solving skills training, group support, and life review have also received support...
  2. ncbi request reprint The Apartment Test: validity of a memory measure
    Amy Fiske
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 14:441-61. 2007
    ..We conclude that the Apartment Test is a valid measure of verbal memory with evidence of ecological and concurrent validity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of genes and environments for explaining Alzheimer disease
    Margaret Gatz
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 1061, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:168-74. 2006
    ..Twin studies using selected samples have shown high heritability for Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Heritability of an age-dependent categorical phenotype: cognitive dysfunction
    Chandra A Reynolds
    Department of Psychology, University of California at Riverside, 92521, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:17-23. 2006
    ..The findings emphasize the extent to which research is needed to uncover nonfamilial environmental influences on cognitive dysfunction in later life...
  5. ncbi request reprint Complete ascertainment of dementia in the Swedish Twin Registry: the HARMONY study
    Margaret Gatz
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, 3620 McClintock Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 26:439-47. 2005
    ..Among monozygotic twins where both twins had Alzheimer's disease, the within pair difference in age of onset ranged from both becoming demented in the same year to 7 years difference in onset...
  6. ncbi request reprint Performance on neurocognitive tests by co-twins to dementia cases compared to normal control twins
    Margaret Gatz
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 1061, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 18:202-7. 2005
    ..These findings show that being at greater genetic risk for dementia is reflected in cognitive performance even in the absence of a diagnosis of dementia...
  7. pmc Insomnia symptoms, nightmares, and suicidal ideation in older adults
    Michael R Nadorff
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:145-52. 2013
    ..The current project aimed to fill this void by investigating the relation between insomnia symptoms, nightmares, and suicidal ideation in an older adult sample...
  8. ncbi request reprint Assessing age of dementia onset: validity of informant reports
    Amy Fiske
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 19:128-34. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that informant reports of age of dementia onset are reliable and reasonably valid, even when only a single question is asked within the context of a larger interview...
  9. doi request reprint Self-concealment and suicidal behaviors
    Adam Friedlander
    Department of Psychology at West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 42:332-40. 2012
    ..Furthermore, self-concealment was significantly related to depressive symptoms in older adults. Interestingly, the association between self-concealment and suicidal behaviors in this age group was not significant...
  10. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and aging: the effects of illness and non-health-related events
    Amy Fiske
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:P320-8. 2003
    ..Negative life events in the previous 3 years predicted depressive symptoms. Notably, depressive symptoms also predicted future negative life events...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in genetic risk for dementia
    Margaret Gatz
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Behav Genet 33:95-105. 2003
    ..We conclude that women are not at higher risk of developing dementia, but there is a hint that different genetic processes may be involved for women than for men...
  12. pmc Insomnia symptoms, nightmares, and suicidal ideation in a college student sample
    Michael R Nadorff
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    Sleep 34:93-8. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Performance on the CERAD Word List Memory task: a comparison of university-based and community-based groups
    Ross Andel
    Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:733-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare performance on the CERAD Word List Memory tasks in normal controls from an Alzheimer's disease registry and in community volunteers...
  14. pmc Insomnia symptoms, nightmares, and suicide risk: duration of sleep disturbance matters
    Michael R Nadorff
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 43:139-49. 2013
    ..Relations were also significant after controlling for anxiety symptoms, depressive symptoms, and posttraumatic symptoms. Results suggest that duration of sleep disturbance is relevant when assessing suicide risk...
  15. doi request reprint Explaining the relation between religiousness and reduced suicidal behavior: social support rather than specific beliefs
    Alee Robins
    Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:386-95. 2009
    ..Social support mediated these relations but religious beliefs did not. Results highlight the importance of social support provided by religious communities...
  16. pmc Accounting for the relationship between low education and dementia: a twin study
    Margaret Gatz
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Physiol Behav 92:232-7. 2007
    ..Low education is confirmed as a risk factor for dementia. Findings from three different analytic approaches showed that genetic influences did not explain this association...

Research Grants1

  1. Older Adult Suicide: Genetic and Environmental Influences
    Amy Fiske; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Knowledge of risk factors is ultimately an important first step in improving the identification and treatment of individuals predisposed to suicide. ..