Author | Dee Rapposelli


A Wake-Up Call: Substance Abuse Among Older Adults

May 16, 2019


Despite growing awareness and dangers of opioid diversion, misuse among the aging population has skyrocketed.

An Equal-Opportunity Condition

May 13, 2019


Tardive dyskinesia hits affected populations hard, especially older folks with poor support systems.

Ensuring Sobriety-Supportive Relationships

April 22, 2019


A small exploratory study provides a first look at the role of social relationships in maintaining sobriety.

New Insights on Episodic Memory

December 07, 2018


Educational privilege may play major role in age-related memory loss and dementia risk.

The Cognitive Toolbox: Do the Eyes Have It?

November 08, 2018


Cataract surgery may have a salutary effect on the trajectory of cognitive decline.

Depression Relief in the Eye of the Beholder

November 02, 2018


New findings from a small study confirm previous research that shows a potential value of EMDR in the management of major depressive disorder.

Lost in Space: Advances in Spatial Memory as a Prognostic Tool

October 15, 2018


Evaluation of allocentric spatial processing may be a much better way to determine Alzheimer disease risk than egocentric spatial processing tools.

The Benevolent Effects of Mindfulness and Self-Compassion

September 17, 2018


A recent study found mindfulness-based cognitive therapy plus treatment-as-usual helped patients who stuck with the program.

The Role of Motivation in Preventing Dementia

September 07, 2018


Although intellectual stimulation and socialization are of benefit, enhanced motivational ability may be key to averting cognitive decline.

Adult Depression Linked to Gene Alteration from Childhood Emotional Trauma

August 13, 2018


Findings from a new study may have implications in relation to early childhood interventions and later targeted pharmacotherapies for MDD.