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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29222591/dementia-with-lewy-bodies-and-parkinson-s-disease-dementia-current-concepts-and-controversies
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Kurt A Jellinger
Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Parkinson's disease-dementia (PDD), although sharing many clinical, neurochemical and morphological features, according to DSM-5, are two entities of major neurocognitive disorders with Lewy bodies of unknown etiology. Despite considerable clinical overlap, their diagnosis is based on an arbitrary distinction between the time of onset of motor and cognitive symptoms: dementia often preceding parkinsonism in DLB and onset of cognitive impairment after onset of motor symptoms in PDD...
December 8, 2017: Journal of Neural Transmission
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29216235/association-between-memory-impairment-and-brain-metabolite-concentrations-in-north-korean-refugees-with-posttraumatic-stress-disorder
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Jung Eun Shin, Chi-Hoon Choi, Jong Min Lee, Jun Soo Kwon, So Hee Lee, Hyun-Chung Kim, Na Young Han, Soo-Hee Choi, So Young Yoo
Individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) had experiences of enormous psychological stress that can result in neurocognitive and neurochemical changes. To date, the causal relationship between them remains unclear. The present study is to investigate the association between neurocognitive characteristics and neural metabolite concentrations in North Korean refugees with PTSD. A total of 53 North Korean refugees with or without PTSD underwent neurocognitive function tests. For neural metabolite scanning, magnetic resonance spectroscopy of the hippocampus and anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) has been conducted...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29213529/therapeutic-effect-of-transcranial-direct-current-stimulation-on-neuropsychological-symptoms-of-an-elderly-patient-a-case-report
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Aline Iannone, Joaquim Brasil-Neto, Antonio Pedro Mello Cruz, Corina Satler, Nasser Allam
Although growing evidence points to the potential therapeutic effects of transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), there is still no consensus on the most appropriate protocol to be used in specific neurological and neuropsychological symptoms. This case report evaluated the neuromodulatory therapeutic effects of two 15-day courses of tDCS on an elderly female patient, aged 78 years with mild neurocognitive disorder, chronic pain and depression-related symptoms. Results indicated an overall significant improvement of cognitive and executive functions, as well as reduction in both depression and chronic pain symptoms...
July 2017: Dementia & Neuropsychologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29213493/normative-data-for-the-brief-cognitive-screening-battery-stratified-by-age-and-education
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Mônica Sanches Yassuda, Henrique Salmazo da Silva, Thais Bento Lima-Silva, Meire Cachioni, Deusivania Vieira da Silva Falcão, Andrea Lopes, Samila Sathler Tavares Batistoni, Anita Liberalesso Neri
Introduction: Diagnosing neurocognitive disorders is challenging in low-educated individuals. Objective: To report normative data for the Brief Cognitive Screening Battery (BCSB) and to assess the association of age and education with performance on the BCSB in 240 community-dwelling elderly from Ermelino Matarazzo, São Paulo city. Methods: The inclusion criteria were scoring above the education-adjusted cut-off points on the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and below six points on the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS)...
January 2017: Dementia & Neuropsychologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29209400/frontal-lobe-dysfunction-in-a-depressed-patient-who-survived-a-suicide-attempt-by-jumping-from-the-bridge-on-the-han-river
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Kiwon Kim, Hong Jin Jeon
Suicide attempts at the Han river are rapidly increasing, which are 4.11 times from 2005 to 2015, whereas the rate of completed suicide in South Korea increased 1.07 times during the same period. However, few studies have been conducted on the issue because many suicide attempters were seriously injured after a fall in the Han river. We present a case of a patient with major depressive disorder (MDD) who attempted suicide and minimally injured after jumping from the bridge at the Han river. We could assess his psychological and neurocognitive functions before and immediately after his attempt...
November 2017: Psychiatry Investigation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29206302/network-analysis-of-hippocampal-neurons-by-microelectrode-array-in-the-presence-of-hiv-1-tat-and-cocaine
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Taha Mohseni Ahooyi, Masoud Shekarabi, Emilie A Decoppet, T Dianne Langford, Kamel Khalili
HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders affecting greater than 30% of patients are caused by HIV-1 infection of the CNS, and in part, include neurotoxic effects of the viral transactivator of transcription, Tat protein. In addition to increasing the risk for becoming HIV infected, cocaine abuse enhances the neuropathogenic impacts of HIV-1. To investigate the outcome of Tat and cocaine interference in the hippocampal neuronal network, microelectrode arrays were employed to develop a systematic framework to assess the rank-cross-correlation coefficient in cultured hippocampal neurons...
December 5, 2017: Journal of Cellular Physiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29203423/compulsivity-related-neurocognitive-performance-deficits-in-gambling-disorder-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Tim van Timmeren, Joost G Daams, Ruth J van Holst, Anna E Goudriaan
Compulsivity is a core feature of addictive disorders, including gambling disorder. However, it is unclear to what extent this compulsive behavior in gambling disorder is associated with abnormal compulsivity-related neurocognitive functioning. Here, we summarize and synthesize the evidence for compulsive behavior, as assessed by compulsivity-related neurocognitive tasks, in individuals with gambling disorder compared to healthy controls (HCs). A total of 29 studies, comprising 41 task-results, were included in the systematic review; 32 datasets (n=1,072 individuals with gambling disorder; n=1,312 HCs) were also included in the meta-analyses, conducted for each cognitive task separately...
December 1, 2017: Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29202381/set-shifting-and-visuospatial-organization-deficits-in-body-dysmorphic-disorder
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Jennifer L Greenberg, Hilary Weingarden, Lillian Reuman, Dylan Abrams, Suraj S Mothi, Sabine Wilhelm
Individuals with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) over-attend to perceived defect(s) in their physical appearance, often becoming "stuck" obsessing about perceived flaws and engaging in rituals to hide flaws. These symptoms suggest that individuals with BDD may experience deficits in underlying neurocognitive functions, such as set-shifting and visuospatial organization. These deficits have been implicated as risk and maintenance factors in disorders with similarities to BDD but have been minimally investigated in BDD...
November 24, 2017: Psychiatry Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29199924/longitudinal-associations-among-posttraumatic-stress-disorder-symptoms-traumatic-brain-injury-and-neurocognitive-functioning-in-army-soldiers-deployed-to-the-iraq-war
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Jennifer J Vasterling, Mihaela Aslan, Lewina O Lee, Susan P Proctor, John Ko, Shawna Jacob, John Concato
OBJECTIVES: Military deployment is associated with increased risk of adverse emotional and cognitive outcomes. Longitudinal associations involving posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), relatively mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), and neurocognitive compromise are poorly understood, especially with regard to long-term outcomes, and rigorous research is necessary to better understand the corresponding relationships. The objective of this study was to examine short-term and long-term (>5 years) longitudinal associations among PTSD, neurocognitive performance, and TBI following military deployment...
December 4, 2017: Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society: JINS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29198285/evolving-notions-of-schizophrenia-as-a-developmental-neurocognitive-disorder
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Larry J Seidman, Allan F Mirsky
We review the changing conceptions of schizophrenia over the past 50 years as it became understood as a disorder of brain function and structure in which neurocognitive dysfunction was identified at different illness phases. The centrality of neurocognition has been recognized, especially because neurocognitive deficits are strongly related to social and role functioning in the illness, and as a result neurocognitive measures are used routinely in clinical assessment of individuals with schizophrenia. From the original definitions of the syndrome of schizophrenia in the early 20th century, impaired cognition, especially attention, was considered to be important...
October 2017: Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society: JINS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29198283/hiv-associated-neurocognitive-disorders-a-global-perspective
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Rowan Saloner, Lucette A Cysique
The present review on HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) provides a worldwide overview of studies that have investigated the rate and neuropsychological (NP) profile of HAND research since the inception of the 2007 HAND diagnostic nomenclature. In the first part, the review highlights some of the current controversies around HAND prevalence rates. In the second part, the review critically assesses some solutions to move the field forward. In the third part, we present the cross-sectional NP profile in non-Western HIV+ cohorts and in relation to Western cohorts' findings...
October 2017: Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society: JINS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29198246/neurocognitive-dysfunctioning-and-the-impact-of-comorbid-depression-and-anxiety-in-patients-with-somatic-symptom-and-related-disorders-a-cross-sectional-clinical-study
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Lars de Vroege, Anique Timmermans, Willem J Kop, Christina M van der Feltz-Cornelis
BACKGROUND: The prevalence and severity of neurocognitive dysfunctioning of patients with somatic symptom and related disorders (SSRD) is unknown. Furthermore, the influence of comorbid depression and anxiety has not been evaluated. This study examines neurocognitive dysfunctioning of patients with SSRD and explores if comorbid depression and anxiety is associated with specific neurocognitive dysfunctioning. METHODS: Cross-sectional study with consecutive patients suffering from SSRD visiting an outpatient specialty mental health care Centre of Excellence for SSRD...
December 4, 2017: Psychological Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29194375/cognitive-and-behavioral-consequences-of-sleep-disordered-breathing-in-children
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Irina Trosman, Samuel J Trosman
There is now a plethora of evidence that children with sleep disordered breathing (SDB) show deficits in neurocognitive performance, behavioral impairments, and school performance. The following review will focus on the neurobehavioral impacts of SDB, pediatric sleep investigation challenges, potential mechanisms of behavioral and cognitive deficits in children with SDB, and the impact of SDB treatment.
December 1, 2017: Medical Sciences: Open Access Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29194102/neurocognitive-profiling-of-adult-treatment-seekers-enrolled-in-a-clinical-trial-of-a-web-delivered-intervention-for-substance-use-disorders
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Efrat Aharonovich, Aimee N C Campbell, Matisyahu Shulman, Mei-Chen Hu, Tiffany Kyle, Theresa Winhusen, Edward V Nunes
OBJECTIVE: This study is a secondary descriptive analysis that explores and compares the cognitive profiles of adults entering treatment at geographically diverse community-based substance use disorder treatment facilities. METHODS: Performance on cognitive measures at baseline was compared across 5 primary substance subgroups of individuals (alcohol = 104; cocaine = 102; stimulants = 69; opioids = 108; marijuana = 114) enrolled in a web-based psychosocial treatment study conducted within the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network...
November 30, 2017: Journal of Addiction Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29192940/-the-relationship-of-interleukin-18-and-interleukin-6-levels-with-cognitive-functions-in-bipolar-disorder
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Filiz Civil Arslan, Ahmet Tiryaki, Evrim Özkorumak Karagüzel, Gizem Aral, Oğuz Sarıoğlu, İmran İnce, Sertaç Çankaya, Ahmet Alver
OBJECTIVE: Impairment in immune functions is proposed as a key factor in the cognitive decline in bipolar disorder (BD) however there is scarcity of research on the impact of inflammation on cognitive functions. Our aim is to compare IL-18 and IL-6 levels in BD patients and controls and to study the relationship between IL-18 and IL-6 levels and cognitive impairment METHOD: Thirty-six euthymic BD-I patients and 38 age, sex and educational level matched healthy controls were enrolled in the study...
2017: Türk Psikiyatri Dergisi, Turkish Journal of Psychiatry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29188218/neuropsychological-correlates-of-pre-frailty-in-neurocognitive-disorders-a-possible-role-for-metacognitive-dysfunction-and-mood-changes
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Martina Amanzio, Sara Palermo, Milena Zucca, Rosalba Rosato, Elisa Rubino, Daniela Leotta, Massimo Bartoli, Innocenzo Rainero
Background: Recent studies have suggested that cognitive functions in patients with neurocognitive disorders have a significant role in the pathogenic mechanisms of frailty. Although pre-frailty is considered an intermediate, preclinical state, epidemiological research has begun to dislodge cognition and frailty into their specific subcomponents to understand the relationship among them. We aim to analyse the possible association between pre-frailty and neuropsychological variables to outline which factors can contribute to minor and major neurocognitive disorders...
2017: Frontiers in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29187813/a-mirna-signature-for-cognitive-deficits-and-alcohol-use-disorder-in-persons-living-with-hiv-aids
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Dorota Wyczechowska, Hui-Yi Lin, Andrea LaPlante, Duane Jeansonne, Adam Lassak, Christopher H Parsons, Patricia E Molina, Francesca Peruzzi
HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) affects more than half of persons living with HIV-1/AIDS (PLWHA). Identification of biomarkers representing the cognitive status of PLWHA is a critical step for implementation of successful cognitive, behavioral and pharmacological strategies to prevent onset and progression of HAND. However, the presence of co-morbidity factors in PLWHA, the most common being substance abuse, can prevent the identification of such biomarkers. We have optimized a protocol to profile plasma miRNAs using quantitative RT-qPCR and found a miRNA signature with very good discriminatory ability to distinguish PLWHA with cognitive impairment from those without cognitive impairment...
2017: Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29187700/sevoflurane-preconditioning-ameliorates-lipopolysaccharide-induced-cognitive-impairment-in-mice
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Maiko Satomoto, Zhongliang Sun, Yushi U Adachi, Hiroyuki Kinoshita, Koshi Makita
Systemic inflammation induces brain neuronal inflammation, in turn causing acute cognitive disorders. Furthermore, neuronal inflammation is one cause of postoperative cognitive disorder (POCD) and delirium. However, no sufficiently established pharmacological treatment is available for neurocognitive inflammation. This study evaluated the possible neuroprotective effects of preconditioning with sevoflurane anesthesia on cognition and neuroinflammatory changes in an animal model of lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced systemic inflammation...
November 29, 2017: Experimental Animals
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29186504/no-evidence-of-neurocognitive-adverse-events-associated-with-alirocumab-treatment-in-3340-patients-from-14-randomized-phase-2-and-3-controlled-trials-a-meta-analysis-of-individual-patient-data
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Philip D Harvey, Marwan N Sabbagh, John E Harrison, Henry N Ginsberg, M John Chapman, Garen Manvelian, Angele Moryusef, Jonas Mandel, Michel Farnier
Aims: Despite patient reports of neurocognitive disorders with lipid-lowering treatments (LLTs), large clinical trials have found no significant association between neurocognitive disorders and LLTs. We assessed incidence of neurocognitive treatment-emergent adverse events (TEAEs) from 14 Phase 2 and 3 trials of the proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibitor alirocumab. Methods and results: Patients (most on background maximally tolerated statin) received alirocumab 75/150 mg every 2 weeks (n = 3340; 4029 patient-years of exposure), placebo (n = 1276), or ezetimibe (n = 618)...
November 27, 2017: European Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29184333/status-of-cognitive-testing-of-adults-in-india
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REVIEW
A P Porrselvi, V Shankar
The assessment of cognitive function is a challenging yet an integral component of psychological, psychiatric, and neurological evaluation. Cognitive assessment tools either can be administered quickly for screening for neurocognitive disorders or can be comprehensive and detailed to identify cognitive deficits for the purpose of localization, diagnosis, and rehabilitation. This article is a comprehensive review of published research that discusses the current challenges for cognitive testing in India, available tools used for the assessment of cognitive function in India, and future directions for cognitive testing in India...
October 2017: Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology
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