• The association between aspects of carer distress and time until nursing home admission in persons with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies 

      Terum, Toril Marie; Rongve, Arvid; Testad, Ingelin; Aarsland, Dag; Svendsboe, Ellen J; Andersen, John Roger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective: The aim of this study was to explore the association between specific aspects of carer distress and time until nursing home admission (NHA) in people with mild dementia. Design: Prospective cohort ...
    • The association between specific neuropsychiatric disturbances in people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies and carer distress 

      Terum, Toril Marie; Testad, Ingelin; Rongve, Arvid; Aarsland, Dag; Svendsboe, Ellen J; Andersen, John Roger (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objective: Neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPSs) are identified as important care‐recipient variables in terms of the impact on carer distress. The aim of this study was to determine whether specific neuropsychiatric disturbances ...
    • Brain amyloid and vascular risk are related to distinct white matter hyperintensity patterns 

      Pålhaugen, Lene; Sudre, Carole H; Teceläo, Sandra Raquel Ramos; Nakling, Arne; Almdahl, Ina Selseth; Kalheim, Lisa Flem; Cardoso, M Jorge; Johnsen, Stein Harald; Rongve, Arvid; Aarsland, Dag; Bjørnerud, Atle; Selnes, Per; Fladby, Tormod (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      White matter hyperintensities (WMHs) are associated with vascular risk and Alzheimer’s disease. In this study, we examined relations between WMH load and distribution, amyloid pathology and vascular risk in 339 controls ...
    • The Cognitive Profile of Mild Cognitive Impairment Due to Dementia With Lewy Bodies—An Updated Review 

      Hemminghyth, Mathilde Suhr; Chwiszczuk, Luiza; Rongve, Arvid; Breitve, Monica Haraldseid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objective: Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) is the second most common type of neurodegenerative dementia. Yet, the domain-specific cognitive impairment of the mild cognitive impairment (MCI) phase of this disease (DLB-MCI) ...
    • Dementia with Lewy Bodies. Identification, frequency and sleep-disturbances. A cross-sectional clinical dementia cohort study 

      Rongve, Arvid (Doctoral thesis, 2011-02-18)
      Background: Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) has existed as a formal consensus diagnosis since 1996 and is defined by dementia and the core features parkinsonism, visual hallucinations and cognitive fluctuations. The original ...
    • Examining the association between genetic liability for schizophrenia and psychotic symptoms in Alzheimer's disease 

      Creese, Byron; Vassos, Evangelos; Bergh, Sverre; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Johar, Iskandar; Rongve, Arvid; Medbøen, Ingrid Tøndel; Da Silva, Miguel Vasconcelos; Aakhus, Eivind; Andersen, Fred; Bettella, Francesco; Brækhus, Anne; Djurovic, Srdjan; Paroni, Giulia; Proitsi, Petroula; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Seripa, Davide; Stordal, Eystein; Fladby, Tormod; Aarsland, Dag; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Ballard, Clive; Selbæk, Geir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-22)
      Psychosis (delusions or hallucinations) in Alzheimer’s disease (AD + P) occurs in up to 50% of individuals and is associated with significantly worse clinical outcomes. Atypical antipsychotics, first developed for ...
    • Factors associated with self-rated health in a Norwegian population of older people participating in a preventive home visit program: a cross-sectional study 

      Fjell, Astrid; Cronfalk, Berit Seiger; Hermann, Monica; Rongve, Arvid; Assmus, Jörg; Kvinge, Lars Malvin Røsseland; Seiger, Åke; Skaug, Knut; Boström, Anne-Marie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Assessing self-rated health by preventive home visits of older people can provide information about the person’s well-being, quality of life and risk of developing illness. The aim of this study was to examine ...
    • GBA and APOE ε4 associate with sporadic dementia with Lewy bodies in European genome wide association study 

      Rongve, Arvid; Witoelar, Aree; Ruiz, Agustín; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Abdelnour, Carla; Clarimon, Jordi; Heilmann-Heimbach, Stefanie; Hernández, Isabel; Moreno-Grau, Sonia; de Rojas, Itziar; Morenas-Rodríguez, Estrella; Fladby, Tormod; Sando, Sigrid Botne; Bråthen, Geir; Blanc, Frédéric; Bousiges, Olivier; Lemstra, Afina W.; van Steenoven, Inger; Londos, Elisabet; Almdahl, Ina Selseth; Pålhaugen, Lene; Eriksen, Jon Alm; Djurovic, Srdjan; Stordal, Eystein; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Ulstein, Ingun; Bettella, Francesco; Desikan, Rahul S.; Idland, Ane-Victoria; Toft, Mathias; Pihlstrøm, Lasse; Snaedal, Jon; Tárraga, Lluís; Boada, Mercè; Lleó, Alberto; Stefánsson, Hreinn; Stefánsson, Kári; Ramírez, Alfredo; Aarsland, Dag; Andreassen, Ole Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-05-07)
      Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) is a common neurodegenerative disorder with poor prognosis and mainly unknown pathophysiology. Heritability estimates exceed 30% but few genetic risk variants have been identified. Here we ...
    • High prevalence of orthostatic hypotension in mild dementia 

      Sønnesyn, Hogne; Nilsen, Dennis W. T.; Rongve, Arvid; Nore, Sabine; Ballard, Clive; Tysnes, Ole-Bjørn; Aarsland, Dag (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-11)
      Background/Aims: Orthostatic hypotension (OH) and QTc prolongation have potentially important prognostic and therapeutic consequences but have rarely been studied in patients with mild dementia. Methods: Patients with mild ...
    • A longitudinal study of anxiety and cognitive decline in dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer’s disease 

      Brønnick, Kolbjørn; Aarsland, Dag; Rongve, Arvid; Breitve, Monica Haraldseid; Hynninen, Minna J.; Chwiszczuk, Luiza J.; Auestad, Bjørn H. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-01-26)
      Background: Anxiety in dementia is common but not well studied. We studied the associations of anxiety longitudinally in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). Methods: In total, 194 patients with a ...
    • A Longitudinal Study of Neurocognition in Dementia with Lewy Bodies Compared to Alzheimer`s Disease 

      Breitve, Monica Haraldseid; Chwiszczuk, Luiza; Hynninen, Kia Minna; Brønnick, Kolbjørn Selvåg; Auestad, Bjørn Henrik; Aarsland, Dag; Rongve, Arvid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-03-06)
      Introduction: There are relatively few longitudinal studies on the differences in cognitive decline between Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), and the majority of existing studies have ...
    • Male caregivers to persons diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia have higher stress level than caregiver to persons diagnosed with Alzheimers Dementia 

      Svendsbø, Ellen J; Terum, Toril; Testad, Ingelin; Aarsland, Dag; Rongve, Arvid (Conference object, 2015)
    • Meta-analysis of Alzheimer’s disease on 9,751 samples from Norway and IGAP study identifies four risk loci 

      Witoelar, Aree; Rongve, Arvid; Almdahl, Ina Selseth; Ulstein, Ingun; Engvig, Andreas; White, Linda Rosemary; Selbæk, Geir; Stordal, Eystein; Andersen, Fredrik; Brækhus, Anne; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Engedal, Knut; Hughes, Timothy; Bergh, Sverre; Bråthen, Geir; Bogdanovic, Nenad; Bettella, Francesco; Wang, Yunpeng; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Bahrami, Shahram; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Giddaluru, Sudheer; Dale, Anders M; Sando, Sigrid Botne; Steinberg, Stacy; Stefansson, Hreinn; Snaedal, Jon; Desikan, Rahul S; Stefansson, Kari; Aarsland, Dag; Djurovic, Srdjan; Fladby, Tormod; Andreassen, Ole Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-12-27)
      A large fraction of genetic risk factors for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is still not identified, limiting the understanding of AD pathology and study of therapeutic targets. We conducted a genome-wide association study (GWAS) ...
    • Polygenic overlap between C-reactive protein, plasma lipids, and Alzheimer disease 

      Desikan, Rahul S.; Schork, Andrew J.; Wang, Yunpeng; Thompson, Wesley K.; Dehghan, Abbas; Ridker, Paul M.; Chasman, Daniel I.; McEvoy, Linda K.; Holland, Dominic; Chen, Chi-Hua; Karow, David S.; Brewer, James B.; Hess, Christopher P.; Williams, Julie; Sims, Rebecca; O'Donovan, Michael C.; Choi, Seung Hoan; Bis, Joshua C.; Ikram, M. Arfan; Gudnason, Vilmundur; DeStefano, Anita L.; Van Der Lee, Sven J.; Psaty, Bruce M.; Van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Launer, Lenore; Seshadri, Sudha; Pericak-Vance, Margaret A.; Mayeux, Richard; Haines, Jonathan L.; Farrer, Lindsay A.; Hardy, John; Ulstein, Ingun; Aarsland, Dag; Fladby, Tormod; White, Linda; Sando, Sigrid Botne; Rongve, Arvid; Witoelar, Aree; Djurovic, Srdjan; Hyman, Bradley T.; Snædal, Jon; Steinberg, Stacy; Stefansson, Hreinn; Stefánsson, Kári; Schellenberg, Gerard D.; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Dale, Anders (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-06)
      Background—Epidemiological findings suggest a relationship between Alzheimer disease (AD), inflammation, and dyslipidemia, although the nature of this relationship is not well understood. We investigated whether this ...
    • REM sleep behavior disorder is not associated with a more rapid cognitive decline in mild dementia 

      Chwiszczuk, Luiza; Breitve, Monica Haraldseid; Brønnick, Kolbjørn Selvåg; Gjerstad, Michaela D; Hynninen, Kia Minna; Aarsland, Dag; Rongve, Arvid (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-08-07)
      Objectives: REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is associated with cognitive dysfunctions and is a risk factor for development of mild cognitive impairment and dementia. However, it is unknown whether RBD is associated with ...
    • Risk assessment during preventive home visits among older people 

      Fjell, Astrid; Cronfalk, Berit Seiger; Carstens, Nina; Rongve, Arvid; Kvinge, Lars M.; Seiger, Äke; Skaug, Knut; Boström, Anne-Marie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-10-24)
      Background: Preventive home visits (PHV) may contribute to identify risks and needs in older people, and thereby delay the onset of functional decline and illness, otherwise often followed by home care or admission to ...
    • A systematic review of cognitive decline in dementia with Lewy bodies versus Alzheimer's disease 

      Breitve, Monica Haraldseid; Chwiszczuk, Luiza J.; Hynninen, Minna J.; Rongve, Arvid; Brønnick, Kolbjørn; Janvin, Carmen; Aarsland, Dag (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-09-16)
      Introduction: The aim of this review was to investigate whether there is a faster cognitive decline in dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) than in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) over time. Methods: PsycINFO and Medline were ...