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Autonomic Symptoms and Their Associated Factors in Elderly Idiopathic REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Patients

Go CM, Kang SH, Choi JH, Chung HG, Kim TY, So H

  • KMID: 2064064
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2013 Oct;17(2):86-91.
OBJECTIVES: Idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is by far the strongest clinical predictor of neurodegenerative disease available. Several potential early diagnostic markers of neurodegenerative disease including autonomic symptoms have...
Prevalence and Characteristics of Depressive Symptoms in Alzheimer's Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment

Kim Y, Park K, Roh H, Kim MH

  • KMID: 2064063
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2013 Oct;17(2):79-85.
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to identify the characteristics of depression in early dementia and mild cognitive impairment patients. METHODS: We included 412 community-dwelling elderly. They were assessed with Mini-Mental Status Examination...
A Study of Anxiety and Quality of Life among the Elderly in a Small and Medium-Sized City

Jang SH, Na AS, Lee SY

  • KMID: 2064062
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2013 Oct;17(2):74-78.
OBJECTIVES: This study was designed to investigate the prevalence of anxiety and to identify demographic variables and clinical characteristics impacting on anxiety and quality of life in the elderly. METHODS: We...
Neuroanatomical Correlation of Agitation/Aggression in Alzheimer's Disease

Jung MS, Lee YM, Park JM, Lee BD, Moon ES, Jeong HJ

  • KMID: 2064061
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2013 Oct;17(2):69-73.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study is to identify the association between agitation/aggression and atrophy in specific brain areas in Alzheimer's disease (AD). METHODS: Fifty six patients with mild or moderate...
Pharmacotherapy for Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms in Dementia

Jeong HJ, Lee YM, Park JM, Lee BD, Moon E, Chung YI

  • KMID: 2064060
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2013 Oct;17(2):61-68.
Behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia (BPSD) are one of the common causes leading to significant impairment in quality of life for both patients and their caregivers, as well as...
Secondary Mania and Frontal-Subcortical Circuit

Jeong HJ, Lee YM

  • KMID: 2064059
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2013 Oct;17(2):56-60.
Secondary mania is closely linked to neurocircuitry defects. Frontal-subcortical circuits, in particular, play a major role in the affective, motor and cognitive symptoms of secondary mania. In this paper, we...
Treatment of Late-Life Depression by Brain Stimulation Techniques

Jung DC, Kang UG, Kim YS

  • KMID: 2064058
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2013 Oct;17(2):47-55.
Due to the low response rate of antidepressant treatment in late-life depression, brain stimulation techniques should be considered when treating elderly patients. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is one of the most...

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