• 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, ...
    • CSF neurofilament light levels predict hippocampal atrophy in cognitively healthy older adults 

      Idland, Ane-Victoria; Roser, Sala-Llonch; Borza, Tom; Watne, Leiv Otto; Wyller, Torgeir Bruun; Brækhus, Anne; Zetterberg, Henrik; Blennow, Kaj; Walhovd, Kristine B; Fjell, Anders Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) neurofilament light (NFL) is a marker of axonal degeneration. We tested whether CSF NFL levels predict hippocampal atrophy rate in cognitively healthy older adults independently of the established ...
    • Eldre med depresjon - oppfølging over tre år 

      Borza, Tom; Engedal, Knut; Bergh, Sverre; Selbæk, Geir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      BAKGRUNN Forekomsten av depresjon hos eldre på diagnosenivå er 1–5 %. Depresjon hos eldre kan være kronisk og er assosiert med økt risiko for demensutvikling. Det foreligger ingen norske longitudinelle undersøkelser av ...
    • Modifiable factors affecting older patients' quality of life and physical function during cancer treatment 

      Kirkhus, Lene; Harneshaug, Magnus; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Grønberg, Bjørn Henning; Rostoft, Siri; Bergh, Sverre; Hjermstad, Marianne Jensen; Selbæk, Geir; Wyller, Torgeir Bruun; Kirkevold, Øyvind; Borza, Tom; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Jordhøy, Marit Slaaen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      BACKGROUND: Maintaining physical function and quality of life (QoL) are prioritized outcomes among older adults. We aimed to identify potentially modifiable factors affecting older patients' physical function and QoL ...
    • MRI-based classification models in prediction of mild cognitive impairment and dementia in late-life depression 

      Lebedeva, Aleksandra K.; Westman, Eric; Borza, Tom; Beyer, Mona K.; Engedal, Knut; Aarsland, Dag; Selbæk, Geir; Håberg, Asta (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Objective: Late-life depression (LLD) is associated with development of different types of dementia. Identification of LLD patients, who will develop cognitive decline, i.e., the early stage of dementia would help to ...
    • The effect of anxiety on cognition in older adult inpatients with depression: results from a multicenter observational study 

      Martinussen, Liva Jenny; Benth, Jūratė Šaltytė; Almdahl, Ina Selseth; Borza, Tom; Selbæk, Geir; Mcpherson, Bodil A; Korsnes, Maria Stylianou (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Late-life depression is associated with reduced cognitive function beyond normal age-related cognitive deficits. As comorbid anxiety frequently occur in late-life depression, this study aimed to examine the association ...
    • Toileting difficulties in older people with and without dementia receiving formal in-home care-A longitudinal study 

      Grimsland, Frida; Seim, Arnfinn; Borza, Tom; Helvik, Anne-Sofie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Aim: To estimate the prevalence of toileting difficulties over time among older people (≥70 years) with and without dementia receiving formal in-home care at baseline and to explore whether dementia at baseline was ...