Severity of Ongoing Post-Concussive Symptoms as a Predictor of Cognitive Performance Following a Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Authors: Veronik Sicard, Danielle C Hergert, Sharvani Pabbathi Reddy, Cidney R Robertson-Benta, Andrew B Dodd, Nicholas A Shaff, David D Stephenson, Keith Owen Yeates, Jason A Cromer, Richard A Campbell, John P Phillips, Robert E Sapien, Andrew R Mayer

Journal: Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society

Year Published: 2020

Objective: This study aimed to examine the predictors of cognitive performance in patients with pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (pmTBI) and to determine whether group differences in cognitive performance on a computerized test battery could be […]

Associations of cardiorespiratory fitness, adiposity, and arterial stiffness with cognition in youth

Authors: Hannamari Skog, Niina Lintu, Henna L Haapala, Eero A Haapala

Journal: Physiological Reports

Year Published: 2020

Purpose: To investigate the associations of cardiorespiratory fitness, adiposity, and arterial stiffness with cognition in 16- to 19-year-old adolescents. Methods: Fifty four adolescents (35 girls; 19 boys) participated in the study. Peak oxygen uptake (V̇O2peak ) […]

Efficacy and Safety of Lurasidone in Adolescents with Schizophrenia: A 6-Week, Randomized Placebo-Controlled Study

Authors: Robert Goldman, Antony Loebel, Josephine Cucchiaro, Ling Deng, Robert L Findling

Journal: Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology

Year Published: 2017

Objective: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of lurasidone in acutely symptomatic adolescent patients with schizophrenia. Methods: Patients aged 13-17 years were randomly assigned to 6 weeks of double-blind, fixed-dose lurasidone (40 or 80 mg/day) or […]

Developmental Trajectory of Information-Processing Skills in Children: Computer-Based Assessment

Authors: Jacqueline Williams, Louise M Crowe, Julian Dooley, Alex Collie, Gavin Davis, Paul McCrory, Helen Clausen, David Maddocks, Vicki Anderson

Journal: Applied Neuropsychology: Child

Year Published: 2016

There are significant merits to a comprehensive cognitive assessment, but they are also time-consuming, costly, and susceptible to practice effects and may not detect change in the context of medical interventions or minor brain disruptions. Brief […]

A randomized exploratory trial of an α-7 nicotinic receptor agonist (TC-5619) for cognitive enhancement in schizophrenia

Authors: Jeffrey A Lieberman, Geoffrey Dunbar, Anthony C Segreti, Ragy R Girgis, Frances Seoane, Jessica S Beaver, Naihua Duan, David A Hosford

Journal: Neuropsychopharmacology

Year Published: 2013

This exploratory trial was conducted to test the effects of an alpha7 nicotinic receptor partial agonist, TC-5619, on cognitive dysfunction and negative symptoms in subjects with schizophrenia. In the United States and India, 185 outpatients (18-60 […]

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