Cognitive functioning

Associations of perceived stress and psychological resilience with cognition and a modifiable dementia risk score in middle-aged adults

Authors: Katherine H Franks, Lisa Bransby, Lachlan Cribb, Rachel Buckley, Nawaf Yassi, Trevor T-J Chong, Michael M Saling, Yen Ying Lim, Matthew P Pase

Journal: The Journals of Gerontology: Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences

Year Published: 2023

Objectives Psychological stress has been proposed as a risk factor for cognitive impairment and dementia. However, it remains unclear how an individual’s stress-coping ability (i.e., psychological resilience) is related to cognition. This cross-sectional study investigated whether […]

Cognitive Profile and Relationship with Quality of Life and Psychosocial Functioning in Mood Disorders

Authors: Robson Zazula, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Seetal Dodd, Olivia M Dean, Michael Berk, Heber Odebrecht Vargas, Sandra Odebrecht Vargas Nunes

Journal: Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

Year Published: 2022

Background: Comparisons between healthy controls (HCs) and individuals with mood disorders have shown more cognitive dysfunction among the latter group, in particular in bipolar disorder (BD). This study aimed to characterize the pattern of cognitive function […]

Effect of intranasal esketamine on cognitive functioning in healthy participants: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study

Authors: Randall L Morrison, Maggie Fedgchin, Jaskaran Singh, Joop Van Gerven, Rob Zuiker, Kyoung Soo Lim, Peter van der Ark, Ewa Wajs, Liwen Xi, Peter Zannikos, Wayne C Drevets

Journal: Psychopharmacology

Year Published: 2018

Background: The effect of intranasal esketamine on cognitive functioning in healthy participants is assessed in this study. Methods: Twenty-four participants (19-49 years) were randomized to one of two treatment sequences in which either esketamine 84 mg […]

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