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CAGP Research Committee

09 Apr 2015 4:06 PM | CAGP (Administrator)

2015 has been an excellent year so far for geriatric mental health research in Canada.  Please check out some of our recent CAGP member publications below.

If you are interested in joining a network of Canadian researchers in geriatric mental health, or in having your recent publication highlighted here, please contact the Research Committee chair, 

Six-month outcomes of co-occurring delirium, depression, and dementia in long-term care.

McCusker J, Cole MG, Voyer P, Monette J, Champoux N, Ciampi A, Vu M, Belzile E.

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Dec;62(12):2296-302. doi: 10.1111/jgs.13159. Epub 2014 Dec 8.

The impact of aging, cognition, and symptoms on functional competence in individuals with schizophrenia across the lifespan.

Kalache SM, Mulsant BH, Davies SJ, Liu AY, Voineskos AN, Butters MA, Miranda D, Menon M, Kern RS, Rajji TK.

Schizophr Bull. 2015 Mar;41(2):374-81. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbu114. Epub 2014 Aug 6.

Persistence and adherence with dementia pharmacotherapy: relevance of patient, provider, and system factors.

Maxwell CJ, Stock K, Seitz D, Herrmann N.

Can J Psychiatry. 2014 Dec;59(12):624-31. Review.

Evaluation of a problem-solving (PS) techniques-based intervention for informal carers of patients with dementia receiving in-home care.

Chiu M, Pauley T, Wesson V, Pushpakumar D, Sadavoy J.

Int Psychogeriatr. 2015 Jan 23:1-12. [Epub ahead of print]

New use of antipsychotics associated with a small increased risk of acute kidney injury in older adults with mental disorders.

Kirkham J, Seitz D.

Evid Based Ment Health. 2015 Mar 5. pii: ebmental-2014-101979. doi: 10.1136/eb-2014-101979. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

In-vivo imaging of grey and white matter neuroinflammation in Alzheimer's disease: a positron emission tomography study with a novel radioligand, [18F]-FEPPA.

Suridjan I, Pollock BG, Verhoeff NP, Voineskos AN, Chow T, Rusjan PM, Lobaugh NJ, Houle S, Mulsant BH, Mizrahi R.

Mol Psychiatry. 2015 Feb 24. doi: 10.1038/mp.2015.1. [Epub ahead of print]

Depression and Outcome of Fear of Falling in a Falls Prevention Program.

Iaboni A, Banez C, Lam R, Jones SA, Maki BE, Liu BA, Flint AJ.

Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015 Feb 16. pii: S1064-7481(15)00087-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2015.02.006. [Epub ahead of print]

rTMS of the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex for major depression: safety, tolerability, effectiveness, and outcome predictors for 10 Hz versus intermittent theta-burst stimulation.

Bakker N, Shahab S, Giacobbe P, Blumberger DM, Daskalakis ZJ, Kennedy SH, Downar J.

Brain Stimul. 2015 Mar-Apr;8(2):208-15. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2014.11.002. Epub 2014 Nov 6.

Chronic kidney disease in lithium-treated older adults: a review of epidemiology, mechanisms, and implications for the treatment of late-life mood disorders.

Rej S, Elie D, Mucsi I, Looper KJ, Segal M.

Drugs Aging. 2015 Jan;32(1):31-42. doi: 10.1007/s40266-014-0234-9.

Grey Matter Atrophy in Mild Cognitive Impairment / Early Alzheimer Disease Associated with Delusions: A Voxel-Based Morphometry Study.

Ting WK, Fischer CE, Millikin CP, Ismail Z, Chow TW, Schweizer TA.

Curr Alzheimer Res. 2015 Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Anxiety Symptoms in Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment Are Associated with Medial Temporal Atrophy and Predict Conversion to Alzheimer Disease.

Mah L, Binns MA, Steffens DC; Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative.

Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 Oct 29. pii: S1064-7481(14)00306-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2014.10.005. [Epub ahead of print]

An international study of the quality of national-level guidelines on driving with medical illness.

Rapoport MJ, Weegar K, Kadulina Y, Bédard M, Carr D, Charlton JL, Dow J, Gillespie IA, Hawley CA, Koppel S, McCullagh S, Molnar F, Murie-Fernández M, Naglie G, O'Neill D, Shortt S, Simpson C, Tuokko HA, Vrkljan BH, Marshall S.

QJM. 2015 Feb 5. pii: hcv038. [Epub ahead of print]

Functional Consequences of Neurite Orientation Dispersion and Density in Humans across the Adult Lifespan.

Nazeri A, Chakravarty MM, Rotenberg DJ, Rajji TK, Rathi Y, Michailovich OV, Voineskos AN.

J Neurosci. 2015 Jan 28;35(4):1753-62. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3979-14.2015.

Supported depression self-care may prevent major depression in community-dwelling older adults with chronic physical conditions and co-morbid depressive symptoms.

Cole MG, McCusker J, Yaffe M, Strumpf E, Sewitch M, Sussman T, Ciampi A, Belzile E.

Int Psychogeriatr. 2015 Feb 20:1-2. [Epub ahead of print

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