References

Brain Fitness

Hugh, H. C., Albert, M. S., Butters, M. A., Gao, S., Knopman, D. D., Launer, L. J., … Wagster, M. V. (2006). The NIH Cognitive and Emotional Health Project. Alzheimer’s & Dementia2, 12-32.

Posit Science. (2013, May 1). Brain Fitness Exercise Works; Crosswords Don’t [Press release]. Retrieved May 7, 2013, from http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20130501.html.

Exercise and Physical Activity

Ahlskog, J. E., Geda, Y. E., Graff-Radford, N. R., & Petersen, R. C. (2011). Physical Exercise as a Preventive or Disease-Modifying Treatment of Dementia and Brain Aging. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 86(9), 876-884. doi: 10.4065/mcp.2011.0252

Depression

Becker, J. T., Chang, Y. F., Lopez, O. L., Dew, M. A., Sweet, R. A., Barnes, D., … Reynolds, C. F. (n.d.). Depressed Mood is not a Risk for Incident Dementia in a Community – Based Cohort. American Journal of Psychiatry, 17(8), 653-663. Retrieved May 15, 2013, from www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19634208

Cai, X., Campbell, N., Khan, B., Callahan, C., & Boustain, M. (2013). Long-term Anticholinergic Use and the Aging Brain. Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 9, 377-385. Retrieved July 16, 2013.

Jorm, A. F. (2000). Is Depression a Risk Factor for Dementia or Cognitive Decline? A Review. [Review of the journal Gerontology]. Gerontology, 46(4), 219-227. Retrieved May 15, 2013, from www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10859462

Down’s Syndrome and Alzheimer’s Disease

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Stanton, L. R., & Coetzee, R. H. (2004). Down’s Syndrome and Dementia. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 10, 50-58. Retrieved July 8, 2013, from http://apt.rcpsych.org/content/10/1/50.full.pdf+html

General Risk Factors for Dementia

Borson, S., Frank, L., Bayley, P. J., Boustani, M., Dean, M., & Lin, P. J. (2013). Improving Dementia Care: The Role of Screening and Detection of Cognitive Impairment. Alzheimer’s & Dementia9(2), 151-159.

Carrillo, M., Brashear, H. R., Logovinsky, V., Ryan, J., Feldman, H., & Siemers, E. (2013). Can We Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? Secondary “Prevention” Trial in Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s & Dementia9(2), 123-131.

Flicker, L. (2009). Life Style Interventions to Reduce the Risk of Dementia. Maturitas63(4), 319-322. Retrieved May 15, 2013, from www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19631480.

Patterson, C., Feightner, J., Garcia, A., & MacKnight, C. (2007, October). General Risk Factors for Dementia: A Systematic Evidence Review [Review of the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia]. Alzheimer’s & Dementia3(4), 341-347. Retrieved May 15, 2013, from www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19595956.

Sleep Disorders

Circadian Rhythms Fact Sheet. (2012, November). National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Retrieved September 4, 2013, from http://www.nigms.nih.gov/Education/Factsheet_CircadianRhythms.htm

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Sleep On It: How Snoozing Strengthens Memories. (2013, April). NIH News in Health. Retrieved September 4, 2013, from http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/apr2013/feature2

Sleepless Nights May Put The Aging Brain At Risk of Dementia [Interview by N. Patti, Transcript]. (2012, August 27). In Morning Edition. NRP.

Yaffe, K., Laffan, A., Harrison, S. L., Redline, S., Spira, A., Ensrud, K. E., … Stone, K. L. (2011). Sleep-Disordered Breathing, Hypoxia, and Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Older Women. The Journal of the American Medical Association306(6), 613-619. Retrieved July 18, 2013.

Smoking

Netzer, W. J., Ph.D. (2012, February 6). Smoking Linked To Memory Loss in Men [Review of an journal ALZinfo.org]. Archives of General Psychiatry. Retrieved July 10, 2013, from http://www.alzinfo.org/07/articles/prevention-and-wellness/smoking-linked-memory-loss-men