wechsler scales


Summary: Tests designed to measure intellectual functioning in children and adults.

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  1. ncbi Are there changes in intelligence and memory functioning following surgery for the treatment of refractory epilepsy in childhood?
    Sally M Kuehn
    Mental Health Patient Service Unit Discipline of Psychology, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1H 8L1
    Childs Nerv Syst 18:306-10. 2002
  2. ncbi The California Verbal Learning Test-Children's Version: relation to factor indices of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Third Edition
    Judith R O'Jile
    University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:815-22. 2005
  3. ncbi [Long-term cognitive dysfunctions related to prematurity]
    A Narberhaus
    Departamento de Psiquiatría y Psicobiología Clínica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 45:224-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Neuropsychologic performance in school-aged children with sickle cell disease: a report from the Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease
    W Wang
    St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    J Pediatr 139:391-7. 2001
  5. ncbi IQ in children with autism spectrum disorders: data from the Special Needs and Autism Project (SNAP)
    T Charman
    Centre for Research in Autism and Education, Department of Psychology and Human Development, Institute of Education, London, UK
    Psychol Med 41:619-27. 2011
  6. ncbi Children's human figure drawings do not measure intellectual ability
    Emma Willcock
    Department of Psychology, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    J Exp Child Psychol 110:444-52. 2011
  7. ncbi Meta-analysis of intellectual and neuropsychological test performance in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Thomas W Frazier
    Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Neuropsychology 18:543-55. 2004
  8. ncbi Subjective organisation in the free recall learning of adults with Asperger's syndrome
    Dermot M Bowler
    Department of Psychology, City University, London, EC1V 0HB, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:104-13. 2008
  9. ncbi Analysis of WISC-III, Stanford-Binet:IV, and academic achievement test scores in children with autism
    Susan Dickerson Mayes
    Department of Psychiatry, The Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 33:329-41. 2003
  10. ncbi Cognitive impairment in children with hemoglobin SS sickle cell disease: relationship to MR imaging findings and hematocrit
    R Grant Steen
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:382-9. 2003

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  1. ncbi Are there changes in intelligence and memory functioning following surgery for the treatment of refractory epilepsy in childhood?
    Sally M Kuehn
    Mental Health Patient Service Unit Discipline of Psychology, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1H 8L1
    Childs Nerv Syst 18:306-10. 2002
    ..Neuropsychological variables included pre- and postoperative measures of intelligence (Wechsler Scales) and memory functioning (Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning)...
  2. ncbi The California Verbal Learning Test-Children's Version: relation to factor indices of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Third Edition
    Judith R O'Jile
    University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:815-22. 2005
  3. ncbi [Long-term cognitive dysfunctions related to prematurity]
    A Narberhaus
    Departamento de Psiquiatría y Psicobiología Clínica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 45:224-8. 2007
    ..Little is understood about the effects of prematurity on long-term cognitive functioning. No detailed studies have been carried out in a Spanish population to investigate the cognitive performance of adolescents who were born preterm...
  4. ncbi Neuropsychologic performance in school-aged children with sickle cell disease: a report from the Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease
    W Wang
    St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    J Pediatr 139:391-7. 2001
    ..In addition, they had declines in performance in certain areas of function over time. Therapeutic interventions that prevent or lessen cognitive impairment are needed before school entry for children with sickle cell disease...
  5. ncbi IQ in children with autism spectrum disorders: data from the Special Needs and Autism Project (SNAP)
    T Charman
    Centre for Research in Autism and Education, Department of Psychology and Human Development, Institute of Education, London, UK
    Psychol Med 41:619-27. 2011
    ..However, there are few data from epidemiological studies...
  6. ncbi Children's human figure drawings do not measure intellectual ability
    Emma Willcock
    Department of Psychology, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
    J Exp Child Psychol 110:444-52. 2011
    ..We conclude that the DAP:QSS is not a valid measure of intellectual ability and should not be used as a screening tool...
  7. ncbi Meta-analysis of intellectual and neuropsychological test performance in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Thomas W Frazier
    Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Neuropsychology 18:543-55. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that overall cognitive ability is significantly lower among persons with ADHD and that FSIQ may show as large a difference between ADHD and control participants as most other measures...
  8. ncbi Subjective organisation in the free recall learning of adults with Asperger's syndrome
    Dermot M Bowler
    Department of Psychology, City University, London, EC1V 0HB, UK
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:104-13. 2008
    ..This lack of convergence suggests that the AS group organise material in idiosyncratic ways...
  9. ncbi Analysis of WISC-III, Stanford-Binet:IV, and academic achievement test scores in children with autism
    Susan Dickerson Mayes
    Department of Psychiatry, The Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 33:329-41. 2003
    ..The high-IQ group had significantly low scores on the Digit Span, Arithmetic, Coding, VMI, and WIAT Written Expression tests, suggesting attention and writing weaknesses...
  10. ncbi Cognitive impairment in children with hemoglobin SS sickle cell disease: relationship to MR imaging findings and hematocrit
    R Grant Steen
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:382-9. 2003
    ..We test a hypothesis that cognitive impairment in children with hemoglobin SS sickle cell disease is associated with low hematocrit and MR imaging abnormalities...
  11. ncbi Theory of mind disability in major depression with or without psychotic symptoms: a componential view
    Yong guang Wang
    Department of Neurology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, 218 Jixi Rd, Hefei, Anhui Province, PR China
    Psychiatry Res 161:153-61. 2008
    ..Both of the ToM components were impaired in depressed patients. Similar mechanisms and neurobiological substrate may contribute to schizophrenia and major depression...
  12. ncbi Memory span on the Wechsler Scales
    Nancy J Wilde
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, PO Box 3050, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8W 3P5
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:539-49. 2004
    ..This runs contrary to the widespread notion that backward span provides differential sensitivity regarding working memory processing...
  13. ncbi WAIS-R short forms in chronic schizophrenia
    C D Missar
    Clinical and Research Services Branch, NIMH, NIMH Neuroscience Center, St Elizabeths, Washington, DC 20032
    Schizophr Res 12:247-50. 1994
    ..The results suggest that the four-subtest short form provided the most reliable estimation of Full Scale IQ. The implications of these findings for research screening of schizophrenic patients is discussed...
  14. ncbi A prospective study of childhood neurocognitive functioning in schizophrenic patients and their siblings
    Tara A Niendam
    Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:2060-2. 2003
    ..This study evaluated childhood cognitive functioning in individuals who later developed schizophrenia and in their unaffected siblings...
  15. ncbi Neurobehavioral deficits associated with PCB in 7-year-old children prenatally exposed to seafood neurotoxicants
    P Grandjean
    Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Winslowparken 17, DK 5000 Odense, Denmark
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 23:305-17. 2001
    ..The limited PCB-related neurotoxicity in this cohort appears to be affected by concomitant methylmercury exposure...
  16. ncbi No, it is not possible to be schizophrenic yet neuropsychologically normal
    Christopher M Wilk
    Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Baltimore, MD 21228 0747, and Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Capital Health Care Network, USA
    Neuropsychology 19:778-86. 2005
    ..Thus, scoring in the normal range does not preclude neuropsychological abnormality in schizophrenia, confirming that neuropsychological impairment is a core feature of the illness...
  17. ncbi Age-related decline in Digit-Symbol performance: eye-movement and video analysis
    R Stephens
    School of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:101-7. 2006
    ..064, p=.525. Overall these results suggest that characterisation of the age-related slowing on Digit-Symbol tests as a psychomotor deficit is appropriate...
  18. ncbi Generalized cognitive deficits in schizophrenia: a study of first-episode patients
    S Mohamed
    Department of Psychiatry, Mental Health Clinical Research Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:749-54. 1999
    ..To our knowledge, the present study represents the largest sample of mostly neuroleptic-naive patients with first-episode schizophrenia that has been reported to date...
  19. ncbi Overlooking the obvious: a meta-analytic comparison of digit symbol coding tasks and other cognitive measures in schizophrenia
    Dwight Dickinson
    VISN 5 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:532-42. 2007
    ..In focusing on potentially localizable cognitive impairments, the schizophrenia meta-analytic literature has overlooked the largest single impairment: on digit symbol coding tasks...
  20. ncbi Speed and memory in the WAIS-III Digit Symbol--Coding subtest across the adult lifespan
    Stephen Joy
    Albertus Magnus College, 700 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 19:759-67. 2004
    ..The contribution of memory to Digit Symbol--Coding, while relatively small, is real. In addition, a small portion of the age-associated decline in Coding scores cannot be accounted for by Copying scores...
  21. ncbi Are neuropsychological changes relevant in subclinical hypothyroidism?
    Cloyra Almeida
    Endocrinology Service, HUCFF, UFRJ, Av Brigadeiro Trompowski s n, 21941 590 Rio de Janeiro, RJ
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 51:606-11. 2007
    ..Neuropsychological changes are still controversial in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism (SH). The objective of this study is to assess these changes...
  22. ncbi A comparison of WAIS-R profiles in adults with high-functioning autism or differing subtypes of learning disability
    G Goldstein
    VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206, USA
    Appl Neuropsychol 8:148-54. 2001
  23. ncbi Analysis of substitution test performance using eye movement and video data
    Richard Stephens
    Psychology Department, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Appl Neuropsychol 9:179-82. 2002
  24. ncbi Decoding digit symbol: speed, memory, and visual scanning
    Stephen Joy
    Department of Psychology, Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Assessment 10:56-65. 2003
    ..The Digit Symbol incidental learning procedures did, however, correlate moderately with other memory measures, suggesting that they are valid memory screening devices...
  25. ncbi Cognitive and neuropsychological outcomes at 5 years of age in preterm children born in the 2000s
    Annika Lind
    Department of Pediatrics, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:256-62. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the cognitive level and neuropsychological performance at 5 years of age in children with a very low birthweight (VLBW; birthweight <1501 g) born in 2001 to 2003...
  26. ncbi Verbal fluency patterns in two subgroups of patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Nancy J Fisher
    Geriatric Research, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Neuropsychol 18:122-31. 2004
    ..These results support the loss theory in explaining the semantic deficit of LAD, and suggest that retrieval difficulties underlie the fluency problems of RAD...
  27. ncbi Multiple complex developmental disorder delineated from PDD-NOS
    Esther I de Bruin
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam Sophia Children s Hospital, Dr Molewaterplein 60, 3015, Rotterdam, and Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:1181-91. 2007
    ..MCDD was associated with anxiety disorders, disruptive behavior, and psychotic thought problems. PDD-NOS was associated with deficits in social contact. MCDD differs from autistic disorder, and can also be delineated from PDD-NOS...
  28. ncbi Assessment of executive dysfunction during activities of daily living in schizophrenia
    Maria Semkovska
    Cognitive Neuroscience Center, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada
    Schizophr Res 69:289-300. 2004
    ..These results suggest that executive deficits in schizophrenia may specifically affect ADL and that such deficits can be quantitatively assessed with a behavioral scale of action sequences...
  29. ncbi Aging in adults with intellectual disabilities
    Diana B Burt
    University of Texas Medical School Houston, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 110:268-84. 2005
    ..General intellectual level, gender, and psychiatric status were consistently related to performance, indicating the need to examine such mediating variables in studies on aging...
  30. ncbi Performance discrepancies on the California Verbal Learning Test-Children's Version (CVLT-C) in children with traumatic brain injury
    Jacobus Donders
    Psychology Service, Mary Free Bed Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 10:482-8. 2004
    ..Deficits in speed of information processing appear to be primarily responsible for the learning deficits on the CVLT-C after pediatric TBI...
  31. ncbi Development of a new Delayed Memory Index for the WMS-III
    David S Tulsky
    Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research and Education Corporation, 1199 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:563-76. 2004
    ..Normative tables for the new Delayed Memory Index based on the inclusion of the Faces subtest, or alternatively the Visual Reproduction subtest, are presented, and initial estimates of their psychometric properties are described...
  32. ncbi The mediating effects of effort upon the relationship between head injury severity and cognitive functioning
    Alan Moss
    University Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Brain Inj 17:377-87. 2003
    ..The current study examines the relationship between head injury severity (as measured by length of post-traumatic amnesia) and level of cognitive functioning in patients passing or failing a test of effort (Test of Malingered Memory)...
  33. ncbi Deficits in verbal declarative memory function in women with childhood sexual abuse-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    J Douglas Bremner
    Department of Psychiatry, Emory Center for Positron Emission Tomography, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:643-9. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that early abuse with PTSD is associated with deficits in verbal declarative memory, and that these effects are not related to the nonspecific effects of childhood abuse...
  34. ncbi WMS-III findings in litigants following moderate to extremely severe brain trauma
    Pauline M Langeluddecke
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:576-90. 2005
    ..The revised Tulsky indexes are no more sensitive to the effects of TBI than the original ones. Differences between WMS-III memory indexes are unlikely to be of diagnostic utility although memory-intelligence discrepancies may be...
  35. ncbi Mayo's Older Americans Normative Studies: Age- and IQ-Adjusted Norms for the Wechsler Memory Scale--Revised
    Brett A Steinberg
    Comprehensive Neuropsychological Services, P C, Cheshire, CT 06410, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 19:378-463. 2005
    ..Dodrill, 19971999). Tables of age- and IQ-adjusted percentile equivalents of Mayo age-adjusted WMS-R index scores and MOANS age-adjusted WMS-R subtest scaled scores are presented for eleven age ranges and seven IQ ranges...
  36. ncbi Central coherence and cognitive shifting in relation to social improvement in high-functioning young adults with autism
    Hans J C Berger
    Department of Medical Psychology, Medical Centre, University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:502-11. 2003
  37. pmc Adult age trends in the relations among cognitive abilities
    Elliot M Tucker-Drob
    Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904 4400, USA
    Psychol Aging 23:453-60. 2008
    ..Contrary to the dedifferentiation hypothesis, there was no evidence for systematic increases in the magnitudes of relations among cognitive abilities. Conventional analytic procedures replicated these findings...
  38. ncbi Preserved episodic memory in subcortical band heterotopia
    Laura Janzen
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, London Health Sciences Center, London, Ontario, Canada
    Epilepsia 45:555-8. 2004
    ..Neuropsychological profiles of four patients with subcortical band heterotopia (SBH) are presented to delineate further the phenotype of this disorder...
  39. ncbi Behavioral Dyscontrol Scale deficits among traumatic brain injury patients, part II: Comparison to other measures of executive functioning
    Yana Suchy
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0251, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 17:492-506. 2003
    ..These results demonstrate that severity of injury may be an important moderator of tests' sensitivity to frontal lobe involvement...
  40. ncbi Sleep-disordered breathing symptoms are associated with poorer cognitive function in 5-year-old children
    Daniel J Gottlieb
    Department of Medicine, Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118 2394, USA
    J Pediatr 145:458-64. 2004
    ..To assess the relation of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) symptoms in children to neurocognitive function...
  41. ncbi Psychological profile of children with Noonan syndrome
    D A Lee
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Philips House, Torrington Place, WC1E 6BT, London, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:35-8. 2005
    ..This research has identified some characteristic psychological features in Noonan syndrome. However, a specific behavioural phenotype could not be identified...
  42. ncbi [Neurocognitive abilities in schoolchildren with periventricular leukomalacia. Preliminary results in 15 patients]
    N Crespo Eguilaz
    Departamento de Pediatria, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Espana
    Rev Neurol 38:S80-4. 2004
  43. ncbi Reduced basal forebrain and hippocampal activation during memory encoding in girls with fragile X syndrome
    Michael D Greicius
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford Brain Research Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Neuroreport 15:1579-83. 2004
    ..This is the first study, to our knowledge, demonstrating functional deficits in FraX subjects in brain regions known to have the highest FMR1 transcription...
  44. ncbi Like father, like son: periventricular nodular heterotopia and nonverbal learning disorder
    Marcia V McCann
    Department of Neurology, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Child Neurol 23:950-3. 2008
    ..We present a father and son with bilateral periventricular nodular heterotopia and similar visual-spatial learning deficits, consistent with nonverbal learning disability...
  45. ncbi Intelligence, memory, and handedness in pedophilia
    James M Cantor
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Neuropsychology 18:3-14. 2004
    ..Pedophilia was also related to non-right-handedness even after covarying age and IQ. These results suggest that pedophilia is linked to early neurodevelopmental perturbations...
  46. ncbi Cognitive abilities and genotype in a population-based sample of people with Prader-Willi syndrome
    J Whittington
    Section of Developmental Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 48:172-87. 2004
    ..The syndrome has two main genetic subtypes that both result in the failure of expression of maternally imprinted genes on chromosome 15 at the locus q11-13...
  47. ncbi Neuropsychological analyses of comorbidity between reading disability and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: in search of the common deficit
    Erik G Willcutt
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 27:35-78. 2005
    ..Slow and variable processing speed was characteristic of all 3 clinical groups, suggesting that measures of this domain may be useful for future studies that search for the common genes that increase susceptibility to RD and ADHD...
  48. ncbi The psychometric properties of the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales in children and adolescents with mental retardation
    Annelies de Bildt
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Autism Dev Disord 35:53-62. 2005
    ..The construct validity was high in all groups. The implications of these findings are discussed with respect to the usefulness of the Vineland for the population with MR...
  49. ncbi Comparison of Predicted-difference, Simple-difference, and Premorbid-estimation methodologies for evaluating IQ and memory score discrepancies
    Reid L Skeel
    Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant, MI 48859, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 19:363-74. 2004
    ..00, P < .05). Findings suggest a combination of estimates of premorbid functioning and regression-based predicted scores is optimal for interpreting IQ/memory score discrepancies. Clinical implications are discussed...
  50. ncbi Neuropsychological performance in HIV/AIDS intravenous drug users
    E Vazquez-Justo
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:852-65. 2003
  51. ncbi A retrospective neurocognitive study in children with spastic diplegia
    Silja Pirila
    Paediatric Research Centre, Tampere University Hospital, TAUH, Finland
    Dev Neuropsychol 26:679-90. 2004
    ..No association was found between the neonatal cranial US findings and the IQ and neurocognitive scores. However, the cranial US findings strongly predicted functional motor limitations of the children...
  52. ncbi Diagnostic utility of attention measures in postconcussion syndrome
    Keith D Cicerone
    JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Edison, NJ 08820, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 16:280-9. 2002
    ..Implications for making informed clinical decisions are discussed...
  53. ncbi An index-based short form of the WAIS-III with accompanying analysis of reliability and abnormality of differences
    John R Crawford
    School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 47:215-37. 2008
    ..To develop an index-based, seven subtest, short form of the WAIS-III that offers the same comprehensive range of analytic methods available for the full-length version...
  54. ncbi A biethnic community survey of cognition in participants with type 2 diabetes, impaired glucose tolerance, and normal glucose tolerance: the New Mexico Elder Health Survey
    R D Lindeman
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM 87131-5666, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1567-72. 2001
  55. ncbi Cluster subtypes on the California verbal learning test-children's version after pediatric traumatic brain injury
    Lisa Mottram
    Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 30:865-83. 2006
    ..This study concludes that although no unique profile is found on the CVLT-C after TBI in children, performance on this test is affected strongly by injury severity, with a mediating contribution by speed of information processing...
  56. ncbi The relationship between general intellectual ability and performance on ecologically valid executive tests in a severe brain injury sample
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Brain Injury Research Group, Department of Psychology, School of Human Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:90-8. 2007
    ..The results provide some support to the notion that tests of executive function measure non-specific intellectual functions, reminiscent of g...
  57. ncbi Verbal memory, negative symptomatology and prediction of psychosocial functioning in schizophrenia
    Olga Puig
    Neurosciencies Institute, Hospital Universtari Clínic, Barcelona, Spain
    Psychiatry Res 158:11-7. 2008
    ..Finally, secondary verbal memory is a good predictor of psychosocial functioning in chronic schizophrenia with predominant negative symptomatology...
  58. ncbi Verbal learning in schizopsychotic outpatients and healthy volunteers as a function of cognitive performance levels
    Ulla Karilampi
    Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg, Box 500, S 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 22:161-74. 2007
    ..The aim was to analyze and compare neurocognitive test profiles related to different levels of verbal learning performance among schizopsychotic patients and healthy volunteers...
  59. ncbi Intellectual and language findings and their relationship to EEG characteristics in benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes
    Daria Riva
    Developmental Neurology Division, Istituto Nazionale Neurologico C Besta, Via Celoria 11, Milan, Italy
    Epilepsy Behav 10:278-85. 2007
  60. ncbi The latent structure of cognitive symptom exaggeration on the Victoria Symptom Validity Test
    Thomas W Frazier
    Section of Behavioral Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44104, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 22:197-211. 2007
    ..13-.14 in the present sample. Likelihood ratios are presented to assist clinical detection of individuals exhibiting the category of cognitive symptom exaggeration...
  61. ncbi Ruptured cerebral aneurysm patients treated by clipping or coiling: comparison of long-term neuropsychological and personality outcomes
    M Preiss
    Psychiatric Center, Prague, Czech Republic
    Zentralbl Neurochir 68:169-75. 2007
    ..A prospective study was conducted to compare the neuropsychological outcome of surgical versus endovascular treatment in patients with cerebral aneurysms...
  62. ncbi The influence of cognitive reserve on memory following electroconvulsive therapy
    Susan A Legendre
    University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 15:333-9. 2003
    ..01). These data provide further support for CR theory and suggest that CR may be an underlying factor in differential memory loss in ECT...
  63. ncbi [Neuropsicologic evaluation of children with congenital and acquired hemyparesis--early results]
    Edna Núbia Oliveira de Moura
    Pós Graduanda do PPGCSA UFRN
    Acta Cir Bras 20:51-6. 2005
    ..To present the preliminary results of neuropsychological assessment for children with congenital and acquired hemiparesis with or not seizures...
  64. ncbi Relationships between visual-motor and cognitive abilities in intellectual disabilities
    Francesco D Di Blasi
    IRCCS Oasi Institute for Research and Care on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging Department of Psychology and Pedagogy Service, Troina, Italy
    Percept Mot Skills 104:763-72. 2007
    ..Need to differentiate protocols for rehabilitation and intervention for recovery of perceptual abilities from general programs of cognitive stimulations is suggested...
  65. ncbi Broader autism phenotype in parents of autistic children: reality or myth?
    Anke M Scheeren
    Section Biological Developmental Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Maastricht, PO Box 616, Maastricht, Limburg 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:276-87. 2008
    ..These results partly support and further elaborate on the BAP in parents with an autistic child...
  66. ncbi Cognitive maturation in preterm and term born adolescents
    M Allin
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Box 063, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:381-6. 2008
    ..Adolescence is a critical period of brain structural reorganisation and maturation of cognitive abilities. This relatively late developmental reorganisation may be altered in individuals who were born preterm...
  67. ncbi Global cognitive function in children with epilepsy: a community-based study
    Anne T Berg
    Department of Biology, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115, USA
    Epilepsia 49:608-14. 2008
    ..To determine the frequency and determinants of subnormal global cognitive function in a representative, community-based sample of children prospectively identified at the time of initial diagnosis of epilepsy...
  68. ncbi Frontal cognitive dysfunction in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
    Ada Piazzini
    Epilepsy Center, St Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Epilepsia 49:657-62. 2008
  69. pmc Reaction time, inhibition, working memory and 'delay aversion' performance: genetic influences and their interpretation
    Jonna Kuntsi
    MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Psychol Med 36:1613-24. 2006
    ..We further aimed to illustrate how test-retest reliability of the measures affects the estimates...
  70. ncbi Evaluating the relation between memory and intelligence in children with learning disabilities
    Dianne C Hoerig
    University of Northern Colorado, Greeley 80631, USA
    Psychol Rep 91:1169-73. 2002
    ..The correlation between a global measure of memory and a global measure f intelligence was significant (r = .59), indicating that memory should be viewed as an important component when evaluating children with learning disabilities...
  71. ncbi Impairments in phonological processing and nonverbal intellectual function in parents of children with autism
    Gwen L Schmidt
    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 30:557-67. 2008
    ..Our finding of nonword repetition difficulties, along with others' previous findings for nonword reading in autism families, suggests that problems in phonological processing might be characteristic of the broad autism phenotype...
  72. ncbi Social cognition in frontal lobe epilepsy
    Annette Farrant
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Epilepsy Behav 7:506-16. 2005
    ..Hence the patients with FLE exhibited impairments on tests of social cognition following a distinct pattern, with relatively preserved ToM, but impaired humor appreciation and ability to detect emotional expression...
  73. ncbi Everyday memory and laboratory memory tests: general function predictors in schizophrenia and remitted depression
    Shumel Fennig
    Shalvata Mental Health Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University Ramat Aviv, P O Box 94, Hod Hasharon, Israel, 45100
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:677-82. 2002
    ..However, the advantages of these tests over laboratory memory tests need to be further investigated in larger and more representative samples...
  74. ncbi Neurocognitive impairment in children treated for cancer: how do we measure cognitive outcomes?
    Margaret Gross-King
    Moffitt CCOP Research Base at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 25:227-32. 2008
    ..Patients were treated with long-acting CNS stimulants and followed up serially using the WISC-III subscales...
  75. ncbi Cognitive functions of young adults who survived childhood cancer
    S Winqvist
    Department of Neurology, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    Appl Neuropsychol 8:224-33. 2001
  76. ncbi Early patterns of verbal memory impairment in children treated for medulloblastoma
    Bonnie J Nagel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Neuropsychology 20:105-12. 2006
    ..Implications of these findings for understanding neurobehavioral sequelae within pediatric medulloblastoma populations and for designing educational and remediation strategies to be used with these children are discussed...
  77. ncbi Neuropsychological function in children with maltreatment-related posttraumatic stress disorder
    Sue R Beers
    Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:483-6. 2002
    ..However, there are few studies of cognitive function in children with PTSD. The goal of the current study was to evaluate cognition in children with PTSD...
  78. ncbi Stability of executive function deficits in girls with ADHD: a prospective longitudinal followup study into adolescence
    Joseph Biederman
    Pediatric Psychopharmacology Program of the Psychiatry Department, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 33:44-61. 2008
    ..These findings document the stability of EFDs in girls with ADHD from childhood into adolescence...
  79. ncbi Outcome after renal transplantation. Part I: intellectual and motor performance
    Jutta Falger
    Nephrology Unit, University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Nephrol 23:1339-45. 2008
    ..03). IP after RTPL was within the normal range for the majority of children. PIQ was lower compared with VIQ, and MP was significantly affected in all children after RTPL...
  80. ncbi The relationship between measures of psychopathology, intelligence, and memory among adults seen for psychoeducational assessment
    Benjamin J Morasco
    Department of Behavioral Health and Clinical Neurosciences, Portland VA Medical Center, 3710 SW U S Veterans Hospital Road P3MHDC, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:297-301. 2006
    ..The results suggest that psychopathology as measured by the MMPI-2 may be minimally associated with intelligence and memory test performance in adults seen for psychoeducational assessment...
  81. ncbi Is there cognitive impairment in clinically 'healthy' abstinent alcohol dependence?
    Simon J C Davies
    Psychopharmacology Unit, University of Bristol, Dorothy Hodgkin Building, Whitson Street, Bristol, BS1 3NY, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 40:498-503. 2005
  82. ncbi Autism spectrum conditions in myotonic dystrophy type 1: a study on 57 individuals with congenital and childhood forms
    Anne Berit Ekström
    Department of Pediatrics, Northern Alvsborg County Hospital, Trollhattan, Sweden
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:918-26. 2008
    ..were used: Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R), 5-15, Griffiths Mental Development Scales, and the Wechsler Scales. Based on age at onset and presenting symptoms, the children were divided into four DM1 groups; severe ..
  83. ncbi Cognitive ability predicts degree of genetic abnormality in participants with 18q deletions
    Margaret Semrud-Clikeman
    Department of Educational Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, University Station, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:584-90. 2005
    ..Cognitive ability, assessed with the age-appropriate measure (Bayley, 1993 , Differential Ability Scale, Wechsler Scales), ranged from IQ = 49 to 113, with a predominance of mild and moderate mental retardation...
  84. ncbi Matching strategies in cognitive research with individuals with high-functioning autism: current practices, instrument biases, and recommendations
    Laurent Mottron
    Centre de Recherche Fernand Seguin and Département de Psychiatrie, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:19-27. 2004
    ..2%). The instruments that are most frequently used to determine IQ or general level are Wechsler scales (46.9%), British Picture Vocabulary Scale (BPVS; 22.3%), and Raven Progressive Matrices (RPM; 16.9%)...
  85. ncbi Online quality control, hyperfractionated radiotherapy alone and reduced boost volume for standard risk medulloblastoma: long-term results of MSFOP 98
    Christian Carrie
    Department of Radiotherapy, Centre Leon Berard, Lyon, France
    J Clin Oncol 27:1879-83. 2009
  86. ncbi Divalproex sodium in children with partial seizures: 12-month safety study
    Robert A Lenz
    Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Illinois, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 41:101-10. 2009
    ..Laboratory parameters and vital signs were assessed, and the Wechsler Scales of Intelligence, the Developmental Profile-II, movement-related items from the Udvalg for Kliniske Undersø..
  87. ncbi Benign myoclonic epilepsy in infants: electroclinical features and long-term follow-up of 34 patients
    Stéphane Auvin
    Department of Pediatric Neurology, Lille University Hospital Roger Salengro, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
    Epilepsia 47:387-93. 2006
    ..Our aim was to assess the electroclinical features and the follow-up of this syndrome...
  88. ncbi Measuring the neuro-cognitive side-effects of irradiation in children with brain tumors
    Jacques Grill
    Brain Tumor Program, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Oncology, Gustave Roussy Institute, Villejuif, France
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 42:452-6. 2004
    ..This objective is always clearly stated but comprehensive data on the neuropsychological outcomes are seldom reported...
  89. ncbi Do the Wechsler scales underestimate the difference between verbal and performance abilities in children with language-related disorders?
    Ernst Ottem
    National Centre for Logopedics, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 43:291-8. 2002
    The present paper examines the validity of the Wechsler scales with children with language-related disorders, with whom the scales were not originally normed...
  90. ncbi Brief report: Cross-cultural replication of an anomalous psychometric pattern in children with type 1 diabetes
    Randi Streisand
    Children s National Medical Center, Department of Psychology, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:191-6. 2003
    ..To replicate an anomalous psychometric profile previously documented in children with Type 1 diabetes living in the mainland United States with a cross-cultural sample selected from Puerto Rico...
  91. ncbi Concurrent validity and classification accuracy of the Leiter and Leiter-R in low-functioning children with autism
    Katherine D Tsatsanis
    Yale University, Yale Child Study Center, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 33:23-30. 2003
    ..g., the Wechsler scales). The sample consisted of 26 children ranging in age from 4 to 16 years...
  92. ncbi Risk of cognitive impairment in female premutation carriers of fragile X premutation: analysis by means of robust segmented linear regression models
    Mónica Mínguez
    Hospital de Cruces, Barakaldo, Bizkaia, Spain
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 150:262-70. 2009
    ..We studied 60 females-43 with PM and 17 with normal (N) alleles-from 25 FXS Spanish families. The Wechsler scales were administered to all subjects and new blood samples and hair roots were taken to study mRNA and FMRP ..
  93. ncbi Cognitive outcome following unilateral arterial ischaemic stroke in childhood: effects of age at stroke and lesion location
    Robyn Westmacott
    Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:386-93. 2010
    ..Our aim was to investigate the relationship among age at injury, lesion location and intellectual outcome...
  94. ncbi A meta-analytic assessment of Wechsler's P>V sign in antisocial populations
    Joshua Isen
    Department of Psychology SGM 501, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 1061, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:423-35. 2010
    The dichotomy between Verbal IQ and Performance IQ was a hallmark of the Wechsler scales for over 60 years. Wechsler noted that adolescent delinquents tend to score higher on the Performance tests than the Verbal tests (P>V)...
  95. ncbi Neural activation during performance of number-letter sequencing
    M W Haut
    Departments of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, Neurology, and Radiology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Appl Neuropsychol 7:237-42. 2000
    ..with performance on number-letter sequencing, a purported measure of working memory included in the new Wechsler scales for memory and intelligence...
  96. ncbi Factorial invariance for combined Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised and Wechsler Memory Scale-Revised scores in a sample of clients with alcohol dependency
    S C Bowde
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Neuropsychol 15:69-80. 2001
    ..In a confirmatory phase we contrasted a range of factor models derived from previous analyses of the Wechsler scales. The best fitting model incorporated five factors representing Verbal Comprehension, Perceptual Organization, ..
  97. ncbi Development of demographic norms for four new WAIS-III/WMS-III indexes
    Rael T Lange
    Riverview Hospital, Coquitlam, BC, Canada
    Psychol Assess 18:174-81. 2006
    Following the publication of the third edition Wechsler scales (i.e., WAIS-III and WMS-III), demographically corrected norms were made available in the form of a computerized scoring program (i.e...
  98. ncbi Quantifying practice effects in longitudinal research with the WISC-R and WAIS-R: a study of children and adolescents with hemophilia and male siblings without hemophilia
    Patricia A Sirois
    Department of Pediatrics, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 27:121-31. 2002
    ..To quantify practice effects associated with annual administrations of WISC-R and WAIS-R in children and adolescents with and without hemophilia...
  99. ncbi The level and nature of autistic intelligence
    Michelle Dawson
    Pervasive Developmental Disorders Specialized Clinic, Hôpital Rivière des Prairies, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Psychol Sci 18:657-62. 2007
    ..30 percentile points, and in some cases more than 70 percentile points, higher than their scores on the Wechsler scales of intelligence...
  100. ncbi Memory in intellectually matched groups of young participants with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome and those with schizophrenia
    Eugenia Kravariti
    NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust Institute of Psychiatry King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 31:864-8. 2010
    ..22qDS and 15 intellectually matched youths with schizophrenia using age-appropriate, directly comparable, Wechsler scales. Verbal memory was markedly superior in the 22qDS group by 21 points...
  101. ncbi Cross-validation of prediction equations for Wechsler Memory Scale-III Indexes
    B N Axelrod
    Psychology Section 11 MH PS, John D Dingell Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan 48201 1916, USA
    Assessment 8:367-72. 2001
    ..92 for GM. The predicted scores that fell within two SEMs captured 78% and 88% of the cases for IM and GM, respectively. The results provide support for the use of the three-subtest prorated forms of the WMS-3 to estimate IM and GM...

Research Grants68

  1. Semantic Memory and MRI Volumetrics in Epilepsy
    Brian Bell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Informed Consent in People with Multiple Sclerosis
    Michael Basso; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Overall, the long-term goal of this research is to ensure that research participants with M.S. are treated in an ethical manner. ..
  3. Aging and temporal processing: A multi-modality study
    Larry E Humes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Structural equation modeling will be used to examine the correlations between measures and address the degree to which different modalities share a common temporal processing mechanism that is affected by age. ..
  4. Striatal Contributions to Category Learning
    J Vincent Filoteo; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Further, quantitative models will be applied to the data of PD patients and controls in order to determine more precisely the nature of any observed category learning deficits in the PD patients. ..
  5. Aging and Speech Communication: A Research Conference
    Larry Humes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed conference should lead to further progress in understanding and remedying the speech-communication difficulties of older adults. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Aging and Speech Communication: A Research Conference
    Larry Humes; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It is hoped that by doing so new Insights into the complex nature of the problem might lead to novel approaches to the improvement of speech communication in older adults. ..
  7. Electrophysiological Correlates of Anhedonia in Schizophrenia
    WILLIAM HORAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Rochelle Caplan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Weekly seizure frequency data will be obtained on a monthly basis from the parent during the 2 years. ..
  9. Validity and Reliability of ASCA for Native Americans
    GARY CANIVEZ; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Frederica Perera; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Frederica Perera; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Once validated in this model population, these biomarkers would also have applicability in evaluating interventions in occupational cohorts and other populations highly exposed to carcinogens. ..
    David Madden; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The findings will be relevant to the development of functional neuroimaging techniques that can aid in the diagnosis of significant and abnormal cognitive impairment. ..
    EDITH VIONI SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Initiate longitudinal 4-year follow-up data collection to test hypotheses regarding selective accelerated deterioration of frontally-based brain systems in normal aging. ..
  14. Improving Learning in MS: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    Nancy Chiaravalloti; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In addition, we will be able to draw conclusions regarding the impact of this particular memory remediation program on everyday life from questionnaires completed by the participant and a significant other. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Edith Sullivan; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. TRICCS: Targeting Inattention in Childhood Cancer Survivors
    Kristina Hardy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Further, we predict that increases in working memory and attention from baseline to post-intervention will be of moderate effect size, and will be maintained at 3-month follow-up. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Pediatric Thought Disorder: Insights from Neuroimaging
    Rochelle Caplan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Genetics of Schizophrenia in Oceanic Palau.
    Marina Myles Worsley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Molecular and fine-mapping studies will identify risk loci. We believe this study is unique among studies of Scz genetics for its population, sample, research team and the novelty of hypotheses and approach. ..
  19. Brain Structure and Cognition in Cystinosis
    Doris Trauner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study results may also provide a basis for developing early interventions for children "at risk" for cognitive deficits because of the presence of a genetic disorder. ..
  20. Determinants of Behavioral Development
    Sally J Wadsworth; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, the continuation of HD010333 will provide the foundation for a truly unique adoption study of behavioral development, spanning Infancy through early adulthood. ..
  21. Neuro-cognitive Outcome After Early Focal Brain Damage
    Doris Trauner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings may further serve as a basis from which to design more effective interventions for children at risk for cognitive dysfunction because of early brain damage. ..
  22. Cognitive Recovery after Traumatic Brain Injury
    Maureen Schmitter Edgecombe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    Laura Ment; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If the central hypothesis of our program is verified, then novel therapeutic approaches for the reduction of neurodevelopmental deficits in preterm infants may result...
  24. Arterial stiffness, blood pressure and cognition
    Merrill Elias; Fiscal Year: 2009
    Daphne Bavelier; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, it will provide insights for the development of environments better suited to deaf individuals'needs. ..
  26. The Sleep Heart Health Study (SHHS)
    STUART QUAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Accomplishing these goals will provide important information concerning the public health impact of SDB. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Mechanisms Underlying Binocular Disparity Processing
    JEREMY WILMER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..experiential factors upon sensitivity to binocular depth. a) Model binocular vision mechanisms using covariation between individuals. We will assess how distinct the classes of mechanisms are that process ..
  28. Marijuana and Mood: Frontal Predictors of Behavior
    Staci Gruber; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Rosemarie Bowler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Neural Mechanisms of Cognition in ADHD and Externalizing Behavior
    COLIN DEYOUNG; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Three of these consist of children (incarcerated or diagnosed with ADHD), who have been genotyped for DRD4 polymorphisms, while a fourth consists of healthy adults with fMRI data. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Multicenter Randomized Indomethacin IVH Prevention Trial
    Laura Ment; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Serial MRI scans will determine growth patterns of cortical regions across time. ..
  32. Language Functioning in Optimal Outcome Children with a History of Autism
    Deborah Fein; Fiscal Year: 2009
  33. MRI and Decline of Aging Aviator Performance
    Joy Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We propose to enhance our set of predictors by the addition of highly quantified MR volumetric measures to better explain in whom and how functional decline OCCU rs. ..
  34. Subtypes of Schizophrenia: ERPs During Memory Processing
    Gerard Bruder; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. International Multi-Center ADHD Genetics Project
    Stephen Faraone; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Robert Heaton; Fiscal Year: 2001
  37. A Telephone Intervention for Dementia Caregivers
    Geoffrey Tremont; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is hypothesized that the intervention will result in reduced caregiver burden and emotional distress, as well as improved quality of life and family functioning and increased use of community resources. ..
    ELIZABETH SOWELL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..g., verbal memory vs. spatial memory), and similar brain regions will be implicated in the fMRI studies of memory, and the sMRI/memory correlation studies. ..
  39. Early Childhood Education and School Readiness Planning
    Karen Bierman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Laura Murray; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Arthur Toga; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The resulting validated, multimodality, multidimensional mouse atlas will have immense value for studying normal, mutant, healthy and diseased animals in a wide range of neuroscientific investigations. ..
    Yaakov Stern; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This proposal represents a unique combination of expertise across collaborators and will make a major contribution to our understanding of age-related changes in memory. ..
  43. Functional neuroanatomical deficits in ADHD families
    Stephen Hinshaw; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Imaging will be performed at corresponding imaging sites at DUMC, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and Stanford University respectively. ..
    Tatiana Foroud; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These studies will result in more sophisticated genetic analyses of alcoholism related data, as well as the development of optimum sampling designs for more efficient gene identification. ..
    Arthur Toga; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We have the laboratory resources, faculty interest and expertise needed to run training program of this breadth and depth. ..
  46. Analyzing Functional and Structural MRI in FAS Children
    ELIZABETH SOWELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of these studies will help us in planning intervention strategies to optimize development in FAS children and provide more optimal image analysis techniques for other pediatric populations. ..
  47. Treatment Outcomes of Vascular Depression
    PUDUGRAMAM DORAISWAMY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed trial will provide information of value to the practitioner and also provide data to build a more comprehensive model of the prognostic impact of frontal-subcortical brain changes on the outcome of late-life depression. ..
  48. Neuropsychological Dysfunction in Suicidal Behavior
    John Keilp; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data from this study will provide much-needed information about a neglected realm of functioning in those at risk for suicide and identify the impairments in thinking that might be used to predict suicidal behavior. ..
  49. Mechanisms for sex steroid effects on cognition in aging
    Jeri Janowsky; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. Dopaminergic Modulation of Working Memory in PD
    Tamara Hershey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Modulation of the lateral prefrontal cortex is predicted during levodopa infusion. The degree of modulation is predicted to depend on baseline dopaminergic status (PD vs control) and the degree of memory load (low vs high). ..
    Paul Marques; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The findings will have substantial practical relevance for public policy. ..
  52. Efficacy of Amantadine Hydochloride after Pediatric TBI
    SUE BEERS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This information will optimize the design of Phase III clinical trials. ..
  53. Longitudinal Twin Study of Reading Disability
    Sally Wadsworth; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Univariate and bivariate QTL analyses of reading deficits and ADHD, reading component processes and other psychopathology will also be conducted. ..
  54. Cognitive Remediation for Schizophrenia
    Dwight Dickinson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Preliminary work has helped us identify these components and meld them into a workable, promising program. The program needs to be further standardized and piloted before it can be examined in a large clinical trial. ..
  55. Contingency Learning and Judgment in Older Adults
    SHARON MUTTER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Together, the experiments in these three studies will provide a comprehensive view of older adults' ability to acquire, retrieve, and use contingency information for judgment and prediction. ..
  56. Stability of cognitive performance in anorexia nervosa
    Bradley McDowell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Such information also informs our basic understanding of how the brain recovers from the effects of starvation. ..
    Bruce Hermann; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The findings will have potential implications for treatment as well as the understanding of the pathophysiology and natural history of TLE. ..
  58. Integrating Behavioral and Molecular Genetics
    Danielle Dick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..My postdoctoral training proposal is illustrative of this interdisciplinary approach, with specific application to the area of alcohol use and abuse. ..
    Stephen Faraone; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Furthermore, no studies have used an ecogenetic approach to sharpen the accuracy of risk prediction. ..
  60. Adult Outcome of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    Joseph Biederman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..For these reasons, we expect the proposed work to clarify the course and outcome of ADHD. ..
  61. Collaborative Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Conference
    Joseph Biederman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..While the proposed conference does not intend to solve all outstanding problems associated with pediatric bipolar disorder, it will provide a forum to begin formulating a solution. ..
  62. Parental Influences on Peer Socialization Among Children with ADHD
    AMORI MIKAMI; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. Neuroanatomy and Cognition in Velocardiofacial Syndrome
    Wendy Kates; Fiscal Year: 2005
  64. Integrating brain imaging and genetic analysis of ADHD
    CHANDAN VAIDYA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Examination of such genotype-phenotype relationships will elucidate potential etiological factors and neuropathophysiology of ADHD that will be useful in diagnosis, early intervention, and treatment planning. ..
    Merrill Elias; Fiscal Year: 2002