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Symptom Patterns of Depressive Disorder in the Elderly Medical Inpatients: Focused on Major Depressive Disorder

Kim JH, Ko HJ, Choi SC

  • KMID: 2333754
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1999 Dec;3(2):174-183.
OBJECTS: Depressive symptoms are common in the elderly medical inpatients. But depressive disorders are considerably underdiagnosed and undertreated. Especially in major depressive disorder, patients show cognitive impairments and do not...
Delirium and Death in Burn Patients under Intensive Care

Suh GH, Shin HJ, Hahm BJ, Cho SJ, Lee DW, Choi IG, Son HG, Yeon BK

  • KMID: 2333753
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1999 Dec;3(2):165-173.
OBJECTIVE: This study was to estimate the prevalence of and identify the predisposing risk factors of delirium and to determine the effect of delirium on the prognosis, especially death in...
Comparison Study of Quality of Life in Depressed, Demented and Normal Elderly

Yeon BK, Suh GH, Ryu SG, Lim JW, Bang HS, Shin JY, Han CH

  • KMID: 2333752
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1999 Dec;3(2):157-164.
The elderly people are often afflicted with chronic illnesses of which depression and dementia comprise substantial proportion. The authors tried to figure out the impact of depression and dementia on...
Specific SPECT Findings in Alzheimer's Dementia

Park CS

  • KMID: 2333751
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1999 Dec;3(2):149-156.
OBJECTIVES: Single photon emission computed tomography is a practical modality for the study of physiologic cerebral activity in vivo. So to improve the diagnostic utility of brain single photon emission...
Prevalence, Incidence, and Risk Factors of Dementia and Depressive Disorders of the Elderly Residing in the Community: A Two Stage One-year Follow-up Study

Hahm BJ, Kim JK, Cho MJ

  • KMID: 2333750
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1999 Dec;3(2):140-148.
OBJECTIVES: This study is to evaluate the prevalence, incidence, and risk factors of cognitive impairment and depression in the elderly in community. METHODS: This study was a one-year follow-up of Yonchon...
Neurobiology of Depression in Women

Cheon JS

  • KMID: 2333749
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1999 Dec;3(2):129-139.
The important role that gonadal hormones play in women's life is also manifested in regulation of mood and behavior. Estrogen, in particular, has mostly positive effects on women's mood, while...
Pharmacotherapy of Vascular Dementia

Kim YH, Kim LW, Chung DO

  • KMID: 2333748
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1999 Dec;3(2):119-128.
Although many drugs are currently available in the treatment of vascular dementia, there are no licensed drugs for it with proven efficacy. The major treatment efforts are therefore focused on...
Neuroimaging of Vascular Dementia

Chung EK

  • KMID: 2333747
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1999 Dec;3(2):114-118.
Neuroimaging is a vascular and became an essential method to detecting and evaluating brain pathology. It is also important in evaluation of dementia, especially of vascular dementia. This article review...
Vascular Dementia:Clinical Feature and Diagnosis

Suh GH

  • KMID: 2333746
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1999 Dec;3(2):101-113.
Hachinski coined the term 'multi-infarct dementia', which now changed to 'vascular demntia', and used the Hachiski Ischemia Score (HIS) to differentiate multi-infarct dementia from Alzheimer's disease since 1974. The past...
Vascular Dementia, Pathophysiology and Classification

Kim BS

  • KMID: 2333745
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1999 Dec;3(2):95-100.
Vascular dementia (VaD) is a dementia syndrome resulting from brain dysfunction produced by cerebrovascular disease. It is one of the most common causes of in the elderly, along with Alzhedimer's...
Epidemiology of Vascular Dementia

Park J

  • KMID: 2333744
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1999 Dec;3(2):87-94.
The concept of vascular dementia is not still established. Its pathogenesis is not completely understood, either. It may be different among the subtypes, e.g., ischemic, hemorrhaginc, or Binswanger's disease. In...

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