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Postoperative Change in Mood and Cognition of the Elderly Patients

Kang HY, Kim JS, Lee SK, Jung IK

  • KMID: 2186249
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1998 Nov;2(2):198-206.
OBJECTIVES: Surgery is being offered to an increasing proportion of the over 60s and postpoerative cognitive dysfunction may occur in the elderly. We investigated that age could be a risk...
A Study of Validity of Collateral Source Version of Korean Form of Geriatric Depression Scale(CS-KGDS)

Lee HS, You YS, Han JS, Kwak DI, Jung IK

  • KMID: 2186248
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1998 Nov;2(2):187-197.
In order to examine elderly depression in the elderly that too weakened cognitively, and physically to check depressive symptoms reliably, the authors deviced collateral source version of elderly depression scale...
Epidemiologic Study of Cognitive Impairment and Depressive Symptoms of the Elderly in a Korean Rural Community

Oh BH, Kim HS, Kim JH, Cho HS, Cho KH, Cho HS, Yoo KJ

  • KMID: 2186247
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1998 Nov;2(2):176-186.
OBJECTIVE: Elderly Dementia and depression are major neuropsychiatric disorders. Epidemiologic study considered essential part to evaluate and treatment guideline for community mental health. METHOD: The cross-sectional study evaluates the dementia and...
Associated Diseases in Inpatients with Dementia

Cho HS, Oh BH, Yang SH, Lee HR, Yoo GJ

  • KMID: 2186246
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1998 Nov;2(2):167-175.
OBJECTIVES: Patients with dementia are accompanied with poor autonomy and multiple disability. Therefore moer cost and medical service are required than non-dementia patients. In order to insure comprehensive, systematic care...
Signal Hyperintensities on Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Late-life Depressive Patients

Jin SH, Hwang SH, Kim CH

  • KMID: 2186245
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1998 Nov;2(2):160-166.
OBJECTIVES: This study was performed to investigate the relationship between age of onset in late-life depression and T2 hyperintensities observed in the brain MRI, we tried to see part of...
Anorexia in the Elderly

Lee YH

  • KMID: 2186244
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1998 Nov;2(2):147-159.
Loss of appetite, regardless of cause, is a significant symptom that may cause extreme wieght loss in the olderly patients. Unrecognized anorexia can lead to debilitation, primarily from weight loss,...
Behavioral Assessments in Geriatric Patients

Cheon JS

  • KMID: 2186243
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1998 Nov;2(2):140-146.
The behavioral disturbances such as agitation, aggression and wandering oc-curred in the geriatric patients have imposed much burdens on the caregivers. The origin of the behavioral disorders in the geriatric...
Assessment of Psychotic Symptoms in the Elderly Patients

Kim SH

  • KMID: 2186242
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1998 Nov;2(2):133-139.
Late-life-onset psychosis is a common condition but heterogeneous and insufficiently explored syndrome. Geriatric psychiatrists are often required to assess psychotic symptoms of many different patients. This assessment can involve evaluating...
Neurocognitive Function Tests for Elderly

Yeon BK

  • KMID: 2186241
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1998 Nov;2(2):126-132.
The decline of cognitive functions uses to follow the increase in incidence of various organic mental disorders and systemic diseases, and administration of drugs with increasing age. The assessments of...
Evaluation of Mood at Mental Status Examination in Geriatric Patients

Kee BS

  • KMID: 2186240
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1998 Nov;2(2):120-125.
Among the elderly, affective disorders constitute the most commenly encountered psychiatric illness. Evaluation of Mood in the elderly patients is important because of uniqueness of senile depression. Depression in the...
A Concept of the Foundation of Korean Hospital for the Elderly who have Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Kwak DI, Chae JM, Jung IK, Oh BH, Yeon BK, Cho MJ, Lee C, Lee MS

  • KMID: 2186239
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1998 Nov;2(2):103-119.
The population of the elderly and neuropsychiatric elderly patients increases radically, but realistic management in the welfare and medical dimensions are not adequate. Especially, the treatment and care for the...

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