Affiliation: New South Wales
- Cognitive screening using a tape recorder: a pilot studyPeter W Schofield
Neuropsychiatry Service, Hunter Area Health, 72 Watt Street, PO Box 833, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia
J Am Geriatr Soc 51:415-8. 2003..To determine whether a tape recorder can be used to administer cognitive tests efficiently and yield valid results...
- The role of olfactory challenge tests in incipient dementia and clinical trial designPeter W Schofield
Centre for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Newcastle, PO Box 833, Newcastle, NSW, 2300, Australia
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 14:479. 2014..We consider their possible role in the design and conduct of clinical trials and suggest how in the future, when more effective treatments become available, they might be integrated into screening programs for early AD detection. ..
- Missense mutations in ITPR1 cause autosomal dominant congenital nonprogressive spinocerebellar ataxiaLijia Huang
Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Orphanet J Rare Dis 7:67. 2012....
- An olfactory 'stress test' may detect preclinical Alzheimer's diseasePeter W Schofield
Neuropsychiatry Service, Hunter New England Area Health, Newcastle, Australia
BMC Neurol 12:24. 2012..We investigated if change in olfactory performance following intranasal atropine was associated with several known antecedents or biomarkers of AD...
- Are prisoners reliable survey respondents? A validation of self-reported traumatic brain injury (TBI) against hospital medical recordsPeter Schofield
Neuropsychiatry Service, Hunter New England Health, NSW, Australia
Brain Inj 25:74-82. 2011..To compare prisoners' self-reported history of TBI associated with hospital attendance with details extracted from relevant hospital medical records and to identify factors associated with the level of agreement between the two sources...
- The Audio Recorded Cognitive Screen (ARCS): a flexible hybrid cognitive test instrumentPeter W Schofield
Neuropsychiatry Service, Hunter New England Mental Health, PO Box 833, Newcastle, NSW 2300, Australia
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:602-7. 2010....
- Neuropsychiatric correlates of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among Australian prison entrantsPeter W Schofield
Neuropsychiatry Service, Hunter New England Health, NSW, Australia
Brain Inj 20:1409-18. 2006..To investigate the association between reported past traumatic brain injury (TBI) and demographic, neuropsychiatric and criminographic parameters among individuals recently received into custody...
- Dementia associated with toxic causes and autoimmune diseasePeter Schofield
Neuropsychiatry Service, Hunter Area Health and University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Int Psychogeriatr 17:S129-47. 2005..Comprehensive neuropsychological assessment is valuable not only diagnostically and for monitoring but also to identify the patients' strengths and weaknesses, so that compensatory strategies can be recommended...
- The venous manifestations of pulse wave encephalopathy: windkessel dysfunction in normal aging and senile dementiaGrant A Bateman
Department of Medical Imaging, John Hunter Hospital, Locked Bag 1, Newcastle Region Mail Center, 2310 Newcastle, Australia
Neuroradiology 50:491-7. 2008..The aim of this study was to show that dysfunction of the windkessel mechanism is also a component of normal aging and senile dementia...
- Quantitative measurement of cerebral haemodynamics in early vascular dementia and Alzheimer's diseaseGrant A Bateman
Department of Medical Imaging, John Hunter Hospital, Locked Bag 1, Newcastle Region Mail Center, New South Wales 2310, Australia
J Clin Neurosci 13:563-8. 2006..05 for both). Early VaD is characterized by normal blood flow, but increased pulsation. Reduced blood flow and an incompliant arterial tree characterize early AD...
- Concordance between direct and imputed APOE genotypes using 1000 Genomes dataChristopher Oldmeadow
University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, Australia
J Alzheimers Dis 42:391-3. 2014..81 and 0.84, respectively. More stringent thresholds around allele number estimates can increase this agreement to 90-97% and kappas of 0.90-0.93...
- Memory complaint questionnaire performed poorly as screening tool: validation against psychometric tests and affective measuresMeagan Reid
School of Psychology, The University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, 2308, NSW, Australia
J Clin Epidemiol 65:199-205. 2012..This study examined the internal and external validity of the Memory Complaint Questionnaire (MAC-Q), a brief measure of subjective memory complaint in people with normal cognitive function...
- The pathophysiology of the aqueduct stroke volume in normal pressure hydrocephalus: can co-morbidity with other forms of dementia be excluded?Grant A Bateman
Department of Medical Imaging, John Hunter Hospital, Locked Bag 1, Newcastle Region Mail Centre, Newcastle, 2310, Australia
Neuroradiology 47:741-8. 2005..The aqueduct stroke volume depends on the arterial pulse volume and the relative compliance between the arterial tree and brain. The aqueduct stroke volume cannot exclude significant co-morbidity in NPH...
- Serum methylarginines and incident depression in a cohort of older adultsMark A McEvoy
Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Hunter Medical Research Institute, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Newcastle, New South Wales 2308, Australia Electronic address
J Affect Disord 151:493-9. 2013....
- To know or not to know: an update of the literature on the psychological and behavioral impact of genetic testing for Alzheimer disease riskBelinda Rahman
Psychosocial Research Group, Department of Medical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, NSW, Sydney, Australia
Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 16:935-42. 2012....
- Neuropsychological health in F-111 aircraft maintenance workersPeter W Schofield
Centre for Mental Health Studies, The University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Neurotoxicology 27:852-60. 2006..To contrast subjective and objective measures of neuropsychological health in F-111 aircraft Deseal/Reseal maintenance personnel, against two appropriate comparison groups...
- Traumatic brain injury among Australian prisoners: rates, recurrence and sequelaePeter W Schofield
Centre for Health Research in Criminal Justice, NSW, Australia
Brain Inj 20:499-506. 2006..To establish the prevalence, severity, recurrence and sequelae of past traumatic brain injury (TBI) among individuals recently received into custody...
- Mutations in the tau gene that cause an increase in three repeat tau and frontotemporal dementiaPrudence M Stanford
Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Brain 126:814-26. 2003..The increase in tau proteolysis was associated with increased evidence of apoptosis. This mechanism of neurodegeneration may be more applicable to the majority of FTD cases, which do not accumulate insoluble tau deposits...