Jennifer Medina

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Previous findings suggested the role of the prefrontal cortex, hippocampus, and cingulate gyrus in major depressive disorders (MDD), but the white matter microstructural abnormalities of the fibers connecting these brain structures are not known. The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that white matter abnormalities are present in association(More)
Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) is a clinical dementia syndrome in which language functions decline over time while other cognitive domains remain relatively preserved for at least 2 years. Because PPA patients suffer progressive interference with communication despite relatively preserved memory, reasoning, and insight, there is reason to believe they(More)
The Assets & Opportunity Scorecard is a comprehensive look at Americans' financial security today and their opportunities to create a more prosperous future. It assesses the 50 states and the District of Columbia on 133 outcome and policy measures, which describe how well residents are faring and what states are doing to help them build and protect assets.(More)
The goal of the Care Pathway Model for Dementia (CARE-D) is to improve quality of life and daily functioning both for individuals diagnosed with dementia and for their families or other caregivers. This is accomplished by developing individualized recommendations focused on a person's strengths and weaknesses as determined by formal neurocognitive and(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between verbal learning and memory performance and hippocampal volume in subjects with co-morbid type 2 diabetes and major depression compared with healthy control subjects and subjects with type 2 diabetes alone. METHODS Twenty four subjects with type 2 diabetes and 20 subjects with type(More)
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