• Association between vascular comorbidity and progression of Alzheimer's disease: a two-year observational study in Norwegian memory clinics 

      Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Persson, Karin Ester Torun; Barca, Maria Lage; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Cavallin, Lena; Engedal, Knut; Selbæk, Geir; Skovlund, Eva; Saltvedt, Ingvild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Abstract BACKGROUND: Vascular risk factors increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD), but there is limited evidence on whether comorbid vascular conditions and risk factors have an impact on disease progression. The ...
    • Cortisol levels among older people with and without depression and dementia 

      Barca, Maria Lage; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Persson, Karin Ester Torun; Björklöf, Guro Hanevold; Borza, Tom; Telenius, Elisabeth Wiken; Knapskog, Anne-Brita; Brækhus, Anne; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Selbæk, Geir; Engedal, Knut (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      ABSTRACTCortisol dysregulation has been reported in dementia and depression. Cortisol levels and its associates were investigated among older people living at home and in nursing homes, in a cross-sectional study. A sample ...
    • The course of depressive symptoms with decline in cognitive function - a longitudinal study of older adults receiving in-home care at baseline 

      Helvik, Anne-Sofie; Barca, Maria Lage; Bergh, Sverre; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Kirkevold, Øyvind; Borza, Tom (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Abstract Background: Depressive symptoms in old age are common, but the prevalence, persistence, and incidence of depressive symptoms in older adults with and without dementia receiving in-home care is less well studied, ...
    • Distinguishing early and late brain aging from the Alzheimer's disease spectrum: Consistent morphological patterns across independent samples 

      Doan, Nhat Trung; Engvig, Andreas; Zaske, Krystal; Persson, Karin; Lund, Martina Jonette; Kaufmann, Tobias; Còrdova Palomera, Aldo; Alnæs, Dag; Moberget, Torgeir; Brækhus, Anne; Barca, Maria Lage; Nordvik, Jan Egil; Engedal, Knut; Agartz, Ingrid; Selbæk, Geir; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Westlye, Lars Tjelta (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Abstract Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a debilitating age-related neurodegenerative disorder. Accurate identification of individuals at risk is complicated as AD shares cognitive and brain features with aging. We applied ...
    • MRI-assessed atrophy subtypes in Alzheimer’s disease and the cognitive reserve hypothesis 

      Persson, Karin; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Barca, Maria Lage; Cavallin, Lena; Ferreira, Daniel; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Selbæk, Geir; Brækhus, Anne; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Westman, Eric; Engedal, Knut (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background/Aims MRI assessment of the brain has demonstrated four different patterns of atrophy in patients with Alzheimer’s disease dementia (AD): typical AD, limbic-predominant AD, hippocampal-sparing AD, and a subtype ...
    • Trajectories of depressive symptoms and their relationship to the progression of dementia 

      Barca, Maria Lage; Persson, Karin; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Kersten, Hege; Knapskog, Anne-Brita; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Selbæk, Geir; Engedal, Knut (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Background The relationship between progression of Alzheimer's disease and depression and its underlying mechanisms has scarcely been studied. Methods A sample of 282 outpatients with Alzheimer's disease (AD; 105 with ...