Olivia I Okereke

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ten-year change in plasma amyloid beta levels and late-life cognitive decline
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:1247-53. 2009
  2. pmc The role of vitamin D in the prevention of late-life depression
    Olivia I Okereke
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, United States Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, United States Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 02115 United States Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 198:1-14. 2016
  3. pmc Phobic anxiety and cognitive performance over 4 years among community-dwelling older women in the Nurses' Health Study
    Olivia I Okereke
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1125-34. 2013
  4. pmc The SIST-M: predictive validity of a brief structured clinical dementia rating interview
    Olivia I Okereke
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 26:225-31. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Plasma C peptide level and cognitive function among older women without diabetes mellitus
    Olivia Okereke
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1651-6. 2005
  6. pmc The Structured Interview & Scoring Tool-Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (SIST-M): development, reliability, and cross-sectional validation of a brief structured clinical dementia rating interview
    Olivia I Okereke
    Department of Psychiatry, Gerontology Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Neurol 68:343-50. 2011
  7. pmc Fasting plasma insulin, C-peptide and cognitive change in older men without diabetes: results from the Physicians' Health Study II
    Olivia I Okereke
    Divisions of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 34:200-7. 2010
  8. pmc Performance characteristics of plasma amyloid-beta 40 and 42 assays
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 16:277-85. 2009
  9. pmc A profile of impaired insulin degradation in relation to late-life cognitive decline: a preliminary investigation
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:177-82. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Type 2 diabetes mellitus and cognitive decline in two large cohorts of community-dwelling older adults
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1028-36. 2008

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  1. pmc Ten-year change in plasma amyloid beta levels and late-life cognitive decline
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Third Floor, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:1247-53. 2009
    ..Plasma levels of amyloid beta peptide (Abeta) are potential biomarkers of early cognitive impairment and decline and of Alzheimer disease risk...
  2. pmc The role of vitamin D in the prevention of late-life depression
    Olivia I Okereke
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, United States Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, United States Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 02115 United States Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 198:1-14. 2016
    ..We summarize gaps in knowledge and describe future efforts that may clarify the role of vitamin D in late-life depression prevention...
  3. pmc Phobic anxiety and cognitive performance over 4 years among community-dwelling older women in the Nurses' Health Study
    Olivia I Okereke
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:1125-34. 2013
    ..To examine the relation of phobic anxiety to late-life cognitive trajectory...
  4. pmc The SIST-M: predictive validity of a brief structured clinical dementia rating interview
    Olivia I Okereke
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 26:225-31. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Plasma C peptide level and cognitive function among older women without diabetes mellitus
    Olivia Okereke
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1651-6. 2005
    ..To help differentiate between the effects of diabetes and insulin, we examined the relation of insulin to cognitive function among nondiabetic participants of the Nurses' Health Study...
  6. pmc The Structured Interview & Scoring Tool-Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (SIST-M): development, reliability, and cross-sectional validation of a brief structured clinical dementia rating interview
    Olivia I Okereke
    Department of Psychiatry, Gerontology Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Neurol 68:343-50. 2011
    ..The Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) and CDR Sum-of-Boxes can be used to grade mild but clinically important cognitive symptoms of Alzheimer disease. However, sensitive clinical interview formats are lengthy...
  7. pmc Fasting plasma insulin, C-peptide and cognitive change in older men without diabetes: results from the Physicians' Health Study II
    Olivia I Okereke
    Divisions of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 34:200-7. 2010
    ..We examined prospectively relations of fasting insulin levels and insulin secretion to cognitive decline among healthy, community-dwelling older men without diabetes...
  8. pmc Performance characteristics of plasma amyloid-beta 40 and 42 assays
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 16:277-85. 2009
    ..While these preliminary findings suggest that measuring plasma Abeta(40) and Abeta(42) may be feasible in varied research settings, additional work in this area is necessary...
  9. pmc A profile of impaired insulin degradation in relation to late-life cognitive decline: a preliminary investigation
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:177-82. 2009
    ..In preliminary analyses, we considered the relation of combined lower insulin secretion (c-peptide) and higher insulin--possibly a phenotype for impaired insulin degradation--to cognitive decline...
  10. doi request reprint Type 2 diabetes mellitus and cognitive decline in two large cohorts of community-dwelling older adults
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging and Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1028-36. 2008
    ..To relate diabetes mellitus (DM) status and duration to late-life cognitive impairment and decline in men and women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Midlife plasma insulin-like growth factor I and cognitive function in older men
    Olivia I Okereke
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4306-12. 2006
    ..Emerging biological and epidemiological evidence suggests possible benefits of higher IGF-I levels in cognitive aging...
  12. ncbi request reprint Plasma IGF-I levels and cognitive performance in older women
    Olivia Okereke
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, 3rd Floor, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 28:135-42. 2007
    ..Emerging biologic and epidemiologic evidence suggests benefits of insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) in cognitive aging...
  13. ncbi request reprint Plasma C-peptide and cognitive performance in older men without diabetes
    Olivia Okereke
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:1041-50. 2006
    ..Emerging evidence suggests that type 2 diabetes may be related to diminished cognition, but little data are available directly regarding the role of insulin levels...
  14. pmc Plasma C-peptide levels and rates of cognitive decline in older, community-dwelling women without diabetes
    Olivia I Okereke
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:455-61. 2008
    ....
  15. pmc Isotemporal substitution analysis for physical activity, television watching, and risk of depression
    Rania A Mekary
    Harvard School of Public Health, Building 2, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:474-83. 2013
    ..95) was found when 60 minutes/day of brisk walking replaced 60 minutes/day of television watching. Thus, the ISM could offer a more meaningful alternative to the standard nonsubstitution models to support public health recommendations. ..
  16. pmc Dietary fat types and 4-year cognitive change in community-dwelling older women
    Olivia I Okereke
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Neurol 72:124-34. 2012
    ..A study was undertaken to relate dietary fat types to cognitive change in healthy community-based elders...
  17. pmc Seafood types and age-related cognitive decline in the Women's Health Study
    Dae Hyun Kim
    SM, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1255-62. 2013
    ..However, benefits may vary by nutrient contents in different seafood types. We examined associations between total seafood consumption and cognitive decline and whether these associations differ by seafood types...
  18. pmc Relation between clinical depression risk and physical activity and time spent watching television in older women: a 10-year prospective follow-up study
    Michel Lucas
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:1017-27. 2011
    ..13 (95% confidence interval: 1.00, 1.27; P(trend) = 0.01). Analyses simultaneously considering PA and television watching suggested that both contributed independently to depression risk...
  19. pmc Depression and incident stroke in women
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, and Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Stroke 42:2770-5. 2011
    ..Depression has been associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease, but prospective data for the association with stroke are limited...
  20. pmc Physical activity at midlife in relation to successful survival in women at age 70 years or older
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:194-201. 2010
    ..Physical activity is associated with reduced risks of chronic diseases and premature death. Whether physical activity is also associated with improved overall health among those who survive to older ages is unclear...
  21. pmc Mediterranean diet and cognitive function in older age
    Cecilia Samieri
    Department of Medicine, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 24:490-9. 2013
    ..Adherence to a Mediterranean diet may help prevent cognitive decline in older age, but studies are limited. We examined the association of adherence to the Mediterranean diet with cognitive function and decline...
  22. pmc Alcohol consumption at midlife and successful ageing in women: a prospective cohort analysis in the nurses' health study
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 8:e1001090. 2011
    ..In this study, we prospectively examined alcohol use assessed at midlife in relation to successful ageing in a cohort of US women...
  23. pmc Plasma amyloid-β as a predictor of dementia and cognitive decline: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alain Koyama
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Arch Neurol 69:824-31. 2012
    ....
  24. pmc Relation between insulin, insulin-related factors, and plasma amyloid beta peptide levels at midlife in a population-based study
    Mary K Townsend
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 26:50-4. 2012
    ....
  25. pmc A prospective study of phobic anxiety, risk of ovarian cancer, and survival among patients
    Elizabeth M Poole
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Ave, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 27:661-8. 2016
    ..In the Nurses' Health Studies (NHS/NHSII), we assessed whether phobic anxiety, a marker of chronic distress, was associated with risk of incident ovarian cancer as well as survival among ovarian cancer patients...
  26. pmc A prospective study of leisure-time physical activity and risk of incident epithelial ovarian cancer: Impact by menopausal status
    Tianyi Huang
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Int J Cancer 138:843-52. 2016
    ..Our data do not support a protective role of physical activity for ovarian cancer. The increased risk associated with physical activity during premenopausal years and the underlying etiology require further investigation...
  27. pmc Cigarette smoking and completed suicide: results from 3 prospective cohorts of American adults
    Michel Lucas
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:1053-8. 2013
    ..Prior reports have indicated a potential dose-response relationship between smoking and suicide. However, this relationship is controversial...
  28. pmc C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, soluble tumor necrosis factor α receptor 2 and incident clinical depression
    Patricia O Chocano-Bedoya
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 163:25-32. 2014
    ..Despite an extensive literature on the role of inflammation and depression, few studies have evaluated the association between inflammatory biomarkers and depression in a prospective manner, and results are inconclusive...
  29. pmc Endogenous sex hormones and cognitive function in older women
    Alain K Koyama
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 12:758-65. 2016
    ..We examined the association between endogenous sex hormones and both objective and subjective measures of cognitive function...
  30. pmc Hypertension, use of antihypertensive medications, and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Tianyi Huang
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Int J Cancer 139:291-9. 2016
    ..In conclusion, our results provided no evidence that beta-blockers were associated with reduced ovarian cancer risk. In contrast, we observed an increased risk for use of thiazide diuretics that should be confirmed in other studies. ..
  31. pmc Coffee, caffeine, and risk of completed suicide: results from three prospective cohorts of American adults
    Michel Lucas
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    World J Biol Psychiatry 15:377-86. 2014
    ..To evaluate the association between coffee and caffeine consumption and suicide risk in three large-scale cohorts of US men and women...
  32. pmc Inflammatory dietary pattern and risk of depression among women
    Michel Lucas
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, MA 02115, USA Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Laval University, Québec G1V 2M2, Canada Electronic address
    Brain Behav Immun 36:46-53. 2014
    ..Inflammation is considered as a mechanism leading to depression, but the association between inflammatory dietary pattern and depression risk is unknown...
  33. pmc Prospective study on long-term dietary patterns and incident depression in middle-aged and older women
    Patricia O Chocano-Bedoya
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:813-20. 2013
    ..Although individual nutrients have been investigated in relation to depression risk, little is known about the overall role of diet in depression...
  34. pmc Association of Higher Cortical Amyloid Burden With Loneliness in Cognitively Normal Older Adults
    Nancy J Donovan
    Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts2Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts3Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts4Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston
    JAMA Psychiatry 73:1230-1237. 2016
    ..We hypothesized that loneliness might occur in association with elevated cortical amyloid burden, an in vivo research biomarker of AD...
  35. pmc Subjective cognitive concerns, episodic memory, and the APOE ε4 allele
    Cecilia Samieri
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA INSERM, Centre INSERM U897 Epidemiologie Biostatistiques, Bordeaux, France Univ Bordeaux, Centre INSERM U897 Epidemiologie Biostatistiques, Bordeaux, France Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 10:752-759.e1. 2014
    ..Subjective cognitive concerns may represent a simple method to assess likelihood of memory decline among apolipoprotein E (APOE) ε4 carriers...
  36. pmc Dietary flavonoid intake and risk of incident depression in midlife and older women
    Shun Chiao Chang
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, and
    Am J Clin Nutr 104:704-14. 2016
    ..The impact of dietary flavonoid intakes on risk of depression is unclear...
  37. pmc Depressive Symptoms and Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease in Cognitively Normal Older Adults
    Nancy J Donovan
    Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 46:63-73. 2015
    ..Amyloid was not a significant predictor in any model. In conclusion, very low-level dysphoria, apathy and anhedonia may point to neurodegeneration in AD-related regions but this association appears to be independent of amyloid burden...
  38. pmc Long-term adherence to the Mediterranean diet is associated with overall cognitive status, but not cognitive decline, in women
    Cecilia Samieri
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 143:493-9. 2013
    ..These associations were similar to those observed in women 1-1.5 y apart in age. In summary, long-term MeDi adherence was related to moderately better cognition but not with cognitive change in this very large cohort of older women...
  39. pmc Bidirectional association between depression and metabolic syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1171-80. 2012
    ..However, the results have been inconsistent. This meta-analysis aimed to summarize the current evidence from cross-sectional and prospective cohort studies that evaluated this association...
  40. pmc Phobic Anxiety and Plasma Levels of Global Oxidative Stress in Women
    Kaitlin A Hagan
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Psychiatry 29:7-20. 2015
    ..Yet, little is known about associations between a common form of distress - phobic anxiety - and global oxidative stress. Thus, we related phobic anxiety to plasma fluorescent oxidation products (FlOPs), a global oxidative stress marker...
  41. doi request reprint Risk factors for late-life depression: A prospective cohort study among older women
    Shun Chiao Chang
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States
    Prev Med 91:144-151. 2016
    ..Efforts to remediate or prevent these factors may contribute to an efficient strategy for late-life depression prevention in women...
  42. pmc Effect of long-term supplementation with folic acid and B vitamins on risk of depression in older women
    Olivia I Okereke
    Olivia I Okereke, MD, SM, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Boston, Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School and Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Nancy R Cook, ScD, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School and Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Christine M Albert, Martin Van Denburgh, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Julie E Buring, ScD, JoAnn E Manson, MD, DRPH, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School and Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 206:324-31. 2015
    ..Homocysteine-lowering nutrients may have preventive/ameliorative roles in depression...
  43. pmc Depression and risk of stroke morbidity and mortality: a meta-analysis and systematic review
    An Pan
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 306:1241-9. 2011
    ..Several studies have suggested that depression is associated with an increased risk of stroke; however, the results are inconsistent...
  44. pmc Adiposity and weight change in mid-life in relation to healthy survival after age 70 in women: prospective cohort study
    Qi Sun
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, United States
    BMJ 339:b3796. 2009
    ..To examine the hypothesis that mid-life adiposity is associated with a reduced probability of maintaining an optimal health status among those who survive to older ages...
  45. pmc Racial Variation in Depression Risk Factors and Symptom Trajectories among Older Women
    Shun Chiao Chang
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1051-1062. 2016
    ..To assess racial variation in depression risk factors and symptom trajectories among older women...
  46. pmc Antidepressant use and circulating prolactin levels
    Katherine W Reeves
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 411 Arnold House, 715 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA, 01003, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 27:853-61. 2016
    ..To determine whether antidepressants (AD), specifically selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), are linked to elevated prolactin levels among the general population...
  47. pmc Religious Service Attendance and Lower Depression Among Women-a Prospective Cohort Study
    Shanshan Li
    Departments of Nutrition, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Ann Behav Med 50:876-884. 2016
    ....
  48. pmc Psychiatric, Psychological, and Social Determinants of Health in the Nurses' Health Study Cohorts
    Claudia Trudel-Fitzgerald
    Claudia Trudel Fitzgerald, Ying Chen, and Laura D Kubzansky are with the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA Ankura Singh and Olivia I Okereke are with the Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Am J Public Health 106:1644-9. 2016
    ..To review the contribution of the Nurses' Health Studies (NHS) on factors that influence mental and physical health...
  49. pmc Ophthalmic and Glaucoma Treatment Characteristics Associated With Changes in Health-related Quality of Life Before and After Newly Diagnosed Primary Open-angle Glaucoma in Nurses' Health Study Participants
    Lucy A Bailey
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY Harvard School of Public Health Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital Glaucoma Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA
    J Glaucoma 25:e220-8. 2016
    ..To identify attributes related to glaucoma diagnosis or early glaucoma treatment patterns that are associated with changes in health-related quality of life among those with newly diagnosed primary open-angle glaucoma...
  50. pmc Evaluation of a Self-Administered Computerized Cognitive Battery in an Older Population
    Alain K Koyama
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 45:264-72. 2015
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the utility of the Cogstate self-administered computerized neuropsychological battery in a large population of older men...
  51. pmc Urinary incontinence and prevalence of high depressive symptoms in older black versus white women
    Mary K Townsend
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 25:823-9. 2014
    ..Thus, UI-related mental health issues could be a key consideration among black women. We hypothesized that the association between UI and depression might be stronger in black versus white women...
  52. pmc Phobic anxiety symptom scores and incidence of type 2 diabetes in US men and women
    Maryam S Farvid
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States Electronic address
    Brain Behav Immun 36:176-82. 2014
    ..Emotional stress may be a risk factor for type 2 diabetes (T2D), but the relation between phobic anxiety symptoms and risk of T2D is uncertain...
  53. pmc High phobic anxiety is related to lower leukocyte telomere length in women
    Olivia I Okereke
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40516. 2012
    ..Yet, little is known about relations of anxiety to telomeres. We examined whether a typically chronic form of anxiety--phobic anxiety--is related to telomere length...
  54. pmc Coffee, caffeine, and risk of depression among women
    Michel Lucas
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, and Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 655 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1571-8. 2011
    ..However, studies that analyze prospectively the relationship between coffee or caffeine consumption and depression risk are scarce...
  55. pmc Depression and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: Results from two large prospective cohort studies
    Tianyi Huang
    Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, United States Electronic address
    Gynecol Oncol 139:481-6. 2015
    ..While emerging evidence supports a possible link between depression and ovarian cancer progression, no prospective studies have explored the association with ovarian cancer risk...
  56. pmc SIST-M-IR activities of daily living items that best discriminate clinically normal elderly from those with mild cognitive impairment
    Amy S Zoller
    Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Avenue, BL 104H, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Curr Alzheimer Res 11:785-91. 2014
    ..Of the 60 SIST-M-IR items, 41 address IADL; we aimed to determine which of these best discriminate individuals with MCI from clinically normal (CN) elderly...
  57. pmc Physical activity levels and cognition in women with type 2 diabetes
    ELIZABETH E DEVORE
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1040-7. 2009
    ..Results were similar for cognitive decline. These findings indicate little overall association between physical activity and cognition after adjustment for disability factors in older women with type 2 diabetes...
  58. pmc Fasting insulin levels and cognitive decline in older women without diabetes
    Marieke van Oijen
    Department of Epidemiology Biostatistics and Neurology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Neuroepidemiology 30:174-9. 2008
    ..Type 2 diabetes has been associated with an increased risk of dementia. To assess possible independent effects of insulin, we investigated the relation of insulin levels to cognitive decline in nondiabetic women...
  59. ncbi request reprint Medical comorbidity in geriatric psychiatry
    Olivia I Okereke
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:177-9. 2005