C C Persad
Affiliation: University of Michigan
- Inhibitory changes after age 60 and their relationship to measures of attention and memoryCarol C Persad
Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0840, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P223-32. 2002..It is argued that inhibition is an important contributor to age-related performance decrements in cognition...
- Executive function and gait in older adults with cognitive impairmentCarol 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...
- Enhanced neuroactivation during verbal memory processing in postmenopausal women receiving short-term hormone therapyCarol C Persad
Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Health Systems, 2101 Commonwealth, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
Fertil Steril 92:197-204. 2009..To study the effects of hormone therapy on brain activation patterns during verbal memory in postmenopausal women...
- Neuropsychological advances in the differential diagnosis and treatment of neurocognitive deficits in older individualsCarol Persad
University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry, Ann Arbor
J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 20:187-8. 2007
- 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...
- Kinematic analyses of the 180 degrees standing turn: effects of age on strategies adopted by healthy young and older womenPeggy Meinhart-Shibata
Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 2125, USA
Gait Posture 22:119-25. 2005..035). Despite the fact that these healthy older women were careful to employ a preparatory stepping strategy and slower average rotational velocities, they were also more variable in their turn execution than the young...
- Distinguishing between depression and dementia in older persons: neuropsychological and neuropathological correlatesSara L Wright
Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, GRECC, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 20:189-98. 2007....
- Differentiation of Alzheimer's disease from dementia with Lewy bodies utilizing positron emission tomography with [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose and neuropsychological testingSid 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...
- Striatal monoamine terminals in Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer's diseaseSid 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...
- Caregiver support service needs for patients with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer diseaseKelly 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...
- Impact of combined estradiol and norethindrone therapy on visuospatial working memory assessed by functional magnetic resonance imagingYolanda R Smith
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan Health Systems, Women s Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0276, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4476-81. 2006..Hormones regulate neuronal function in brain regions critical to cognition; however, the cognitive effects of postmenopausal hormone therapy are controversial...