Steroid psychosis: a review for neurosurgeons
- Medicine, PsychologyJournal of Neuro-Oncology
Atypical antipsychotic drugs like olanzapine and risperidone may cause fewer dystonic reactions and extrapyramidal symptoms than typical antipsychotics like haloperidol, and therefore, are often recommended as first line treatment.
Recovery from dementia: An interesting case
- Medicine, PsychologyNeurology
In one of these rare cases of a reversal of dementia involving a patient on steroid medication, a man with a painful muscle condition who was being treated with the corticosteroid drug, prednisone, begins to improve dramatically.
Association between Anti-inflammatory Drug and Dementia in Patients with Gout: A Nationwide, Population-Based Nested Case-Control Study
- Medicine, PsychologyInternational journal of medical sciences
It is identified that > 90-day corticosteroid administration is a significant dementia risk factor in both female and male patients of all ages, especially in the 50-60-year-old group.
Psychiatric complications of treatment with corticosteroids: Review with case report
- Psychology, MedicinePsychiatry and clinical neurosciences
The cumulative data indicate that psychiatric complications of corticosteroid treatment are not rare and range from clinically significant anxiety and insomnia, to severe mood and psychotic disorders, delirium and dementia.
Imaging Dementing Illnesses
- Psychology, MedicineThe neuroradiology journal
Since this study showed MCI patients to have Alzheimer disease pathology in their brains, recognition of MCI clinically is important for institution of therapy, although there has not yet been an effective therapy developed.
Intrathecal corticosteroids might slow Alzheimer’s disease progression
- Medicine, BiologyNeuropsychiatric disease and treatment
The hypothesis that pulse-dosed intrathecal methylprednisolone or dexamethasone will produce detectable slowing of Alzheimer’s progression, additive to that obtained with cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine is presented.
Diagnosis of neurolymphomatosis with FDG PET
A case that shows the value of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET in neurolymphomatosis cases and the diagnosis has to be confirmed by biopsy of an affected nerve showing lymphomatous infiltration is presented.
Resolution of SUNCT after removal of a pituitary adenoma in mild acromegaly
A 57-year-old woman presented with progressive paresis of the left and right arm, with radicular pain radiating to the left thumb, and the value of [F]fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) PET in such cases is presented.
Steroid and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, cognitive decline, and dementia
- Medicine, PsychologyNeurobiology of Aging
The Emotional Consequences of Corticosteroid Use in Hematology: Preliminary Findings
- Medicine, PsychologyJournal of psychosocial oncology
The findings from a pilot study conducted as a first step in understanding the myriad psychological and psychiatric sequelae stemming from the use of steroids for hematology patients are presented.