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Merrill F. Elias - Full List of Maine-Syracuse Longitudinal Study Publications

Bibliography: The Maine-Syracuse Longitudinal Study
The University of Maine: Contact M. F. Elias, PI, mfelias@maine.edu
[Supported in part by the National Institute on Aging and the National
Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institute on Aging]
  1. Elias, M. F., Dore, G. A., & Chrichton, G. E. (in press). Dairy consumption and hypertension: Arterial stiffness and pulse pressure [letter to the editor].  Hypertension.
  2. Elias, M. F., Dore, G. A., & Davey, A. (in press).  Kidney disease and cognitive function.  Contributions to Nephrology, 179.  DOI: 10.1159/000346722.
  3. Davey A, Elias MF, Robbins MA, Seliger SL, Dore GA. (2012). Decline in renal functioning is associated with longitudinal decline in global cognitive functioning, abstract reasoning and verbal memory. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfs470.
  4. Elias, M. F., Goodell, A. L., & Dore, G. A. (2012). Hypertension and cognitive functioning: A perspective in historical context. Hypertension, 60, 260-268.
  5. Elias, M. F., Goodell, A. L., & Waldstein S. R. (2012). Obesity, cognitive functioning, and dementia: Back to the future. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 30 (Suppl 2), S113-S125.
  6. Crichton, G. E., Elias, M. F., Buckley, J., Murphy, K. J., Bryan, J., & Frisardi, V. (2012) Metabolic syndrome, cognitive performance and dementia: A review. Journal of Alzheimer Disease, 30 (Suppl 2), S77-S87.
  7. Elias, M. F., & Davey, A. (2012). Mid-life blood pressure, amyloid-β, and risk for Alzheimer’s disease: One more reason to treat hypertension. Hypertension, 59, 771-772.
  8. Davey, A., Lele, U., Elias, M. F., Dore, G. A., Siegler, I. C., Johnson, M. A., Hausman, D. B., Tenover, L., & Poon, L. W. (2012). Diabetes mellitus in centenarians. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 60, 468-473.
  9. Crichton, G. E., Elias, M. F., Dore, G. A., Abhayaratna, W. P., & Robbins, M. A. (2012). Relations between dairy food intake and arterial stiffness: Pulse wave velocity and pulse pressure. Hypertension, 59, 1044-1051.
  10. Crichton, G. E., Robbins, M. A., & Elias, M. F. (2012 – in press). Homocysteine, Folic Acid, B Vitamins and Cognitive Functioning: a Review of the Literature. In S. R. Waldstein & M. F. Elias (Eds). Neuropsychology of Cardiovascular Disease (2nd ed). (pp. ). New York, NY: Taylor and Francis.
  11. Siegler, I. C., Bosworth, H. B., Davey, A. & Elias, M. F. (in press). Disease, health and aging in the first decade of the 21st Century. In R.M. Lerner, M.A. Easterbrooks, & J. Mistri (Eds.), Comprehensive handbook of psychology , vol. 6. Developmental Psychology (2nd ed). (pp. ). New York, NY: Wiley and Son.
  12. Siegler, I.C., Elias, M.F., Brummett, B.H., & Bosworth, H.B. (in press). Adult development and aging. In A.M. Nezu, C.M. Nezu, & P.A. Geller (Eds.), Comprehensive handbook of psychology, vol. 9. Health Psychology (2nd ed). (pp.) . New York, NY: Wiley and Son.
  13. Elias, M. F., Goodell, A. L., Robbins, M. A. (in press). Blood pressure and cognitive functioning: Longitudinal studies, treatment and new directions. In S. Waldstein & M. F. Elias (Eds.), Neuropsychology of Cardiovascular Disease (2nd ed.)(pp. ). New York, NY: Taylor and Francis.
  14. Siegler, I. C., Elias, M. F., Bosworth, H. B. (2012). Aging and Health. In A. Baum, T. Revenson & J.E. Singer (Eds.) Handbook of Health Psychology, 2nd Edition (pp. 617-633). New York: Psychology Press.
  15. Crichton, G. E., Elias, M. F., Dore, G. A., & Robbins, M. A. (2012). Relation between dairy food intake and cognitive function: The Maine-Syracuse Longitudinal Study. International Dairy Journal, 22, 15-23.
  16. Elias, M. F., Davey, A., & Goodell, A. L. (2011). Editorial: Balanced decisions and unbiased reporting in bioscience and medicine. The Journal of Bioscience and Medicine, 1(1), Online open publication. DO1:10.5780/jbm2011.1
  17. Elias, M. F., Dore, G. A, Davey, A., Abhayaratna, W. P., Goodell, A. L., & Robbins, M. A. (2011). Norms and reference values for pulse wave velocity: One size does not fit all. The Journal of Biosciences and Medicine, 1(1), Online open publication. DO1:10.5780/jbm2011.4
  18. Elias, M. F., Dore, G. A., Goodell, A. L., Davey, A., Zilioli, M. K. C., Brennan, S., & Robbins, M. A. (2011). Normative data for elderly adults: The Maine-Syracuse Study. Experimental Aging Research, 37, 142-178.
  19. Elias, M. F., Dore, G. A., Goodell, A. L., Davey, A., Zilioli, M. K. C., Brennan, S., & Robbins, M. A. (2011). Normative data for elderly adults: The Maine-Syracuse Study. Experimental Aging Research, 37(2), 142-178.
  20. Elias, M. F., Dore, G. A., Davey, A., Robbins, M. A., & Elias, P. K. (2010). From blood pressure to physical disability: the role of cognition. Hypertension, 55, 1360-1365.
  21. Elias, M. F., & Goodell, A. L. (2010). Editorial: Diet and exercise−blood pressure and cognition: to serve and protect. Hypertension, 55, 1296-1298.
  22. Estabrook, R. (2010). Terminal change in cognition and its relationship with blood pressure: Evidence from the Maine-Syracuse Longitudinal Study. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  23. Elias, M. F., & Davey, A. (2009). Predicting conversion to mild cognitive impairment: Some error is the price of much truth. Neurology, 73, 1432-1433.
  24. Dore, G. A., Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Elias, P. K., Nagy, Z. (2009). Presence of the APOE ε4 allele modifies the relationship between type 2 diabetes and cognitive performance: The Maine–Syracuse Study. Diabetologia, 52, 2551-2560.
  25. Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., Seliger, S. L., Narsipur, S. S., Dore, G. A. & Robbins, M. A. (2009). Chronic kidney disease, creatinine and cognitive functioning. Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, 24, 2446-2452.
  26. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Budge, M. M., Abhayaratna, W. P., Dore, G. A., & Elias, P. K. (2009). Arterial pulse wave velocity and cognition with advancing age. Hypertension, 53, 668-673.
  27. Siegler, I. C., Hooker K., Bosworth H. B., Elias M. F. & Spiro A. (2009). Adult development, aging and gerontology: Health psychology for an aging population. In J. Suls, K. Davidson & R. Kaplan (eds). Handbook of Health Psychology. New York: Guilford Press.
  28. Siegler, I. C., Elias, M. F., Bosworth, H. B. (2009). Health and Aging. In A. Baum, T.A. Revenson & J.E. Singer (Eds.) Handbook of Health Psychology, 2nd Edition. New York: Psychology Press.
  29. Elias, M. F. & Gore, G. A. (2008). Brain indices predict blood pressure control: Aging brains and new predictions. Hypertension, 52, 1014-1015.
  30. Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., Dore, G. A., & Robbins, M. A. (2008). Letter to the Editor: High-normal blood pressure and cognition: Supplying the missing data. Hypertension, 52, e1-e2.
  31. Robbins, M. A., Elias, P. K., Elias, M. A. (2008). Letter to the Editor: Blood pressure and disability: First steps in future studies. Hypertension, 51, e25.
  32. Dore, G. A., Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Budge, M. M., & Elias, P. K. (2008). Relation between central adiposity and cognitive function in the Maine-Syracuse Study: Attenuation by physical activity. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 35, 341-350.
  33. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Budge, M. M., Elias, P. K., Dore, G. A., Brennan, S. L., Johnston, C., & Nagy, Z. (2008). Homocysteine and cognitive performance: Modification by the ApoE genotype. Neuroscience Letters, 430, 64-69.
  34. Elias, M. F. & Elias, P. K. (2007). Editorial Comment: Blood pressure and disability: novus orsa. Hypertension, 50, 1006-1008.
  35. Dore, G. A., Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Elias, P. K., & Brennan, S. L. (2007). Cognitive performance and age: Norms from the Maine-Syracuse Study. Experimental Aging Research, 33, 205-271.
  36. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Budge, M. M., Brennan, S. L., Johnston, C., Nagy, Z., & Bates, C. J. (2006). Homocysteine, folate, vitamin B6 and B12 blood levels in relation to cognitive performance: The Maine-Syracuse Study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 68, 547-554.
  37. Robbins, M. A., Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., & Budge, M. M. (2005). Blood pressure and cognitive function in an African-American and a Caucasian-American sample: The Maine-Syracuse Study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 67, 707-714.
  38. Robbins, M. A., Elias, M. F., Budge, M. M., Brennan, S. L., & Elias, P. K. (2005). Homocysteine, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and cognitive performance: The Maine-Syracuse Study. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, 43, 1101-1106.
  39. Elias, P. K., Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Budge, M. M. (2004). Blood pressure-related cognitive decline: Does age make a difference? Hypertension, 44, 631-636.
  40. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Budge, M. M., Elias, P. K., Hermann, B. A., & Dore, G. A. (2004). Studies of aging, hypertension and cognitive functioning: With contributions from the Maine-Syracuse Study. In M. P. Mattson (Series Ed.), & P. T. Costa & I. C. Siegler (Vol. Eds.), Advances in cell aging and gerontology, V.14 Recent advances in psychology and aging (pp. 89-131). Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  41. Waldstein, S. R., & Elias, M. F. (2003). Introduction to the special section on health and cognitive function. Health Psychology, 22, 555-558.
  42. Siegler, I. S., Bosworth, H. B., & Elias, M. F. (2002). Adult development and aging in health psychology. In A. M. Nezu, C. M. Nezu, & P. A. Geller (eds.), Comprehensive handbook of psychology, V. 9 (pp. 487-510). Health Psychology. New York: Wiley.
  43. Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., Robbins, M. A., Wolf, P. A., & D’Agostino, R. B. (2001). Cardiovascular risk factors and cognitive functioning: An epidemiological perspective. In S. Waldstein & M. F. Elias (Eds.), Neuropsychology of Cardiovascular Disease (pp 83-105). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
  44. Waldstein, S., & Elias, M. F. (Eds.) (2001). Neuropsychology of cardiovascular disease. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  45. Robbins, M. A., Elias, P. K., & Elias, M. F. (2000). [Editorial] Low blood pressure and depression: Comorbidity and competing outcomes. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 48, 336-337.
  46. Streeten, D. H. P. (1999). Orthostatic intolerance: An historical introduction to the pathophysiological mechanisms. American Journal of Medical Science, 317, 78-87.
  47. Streeten, D. H. P. (1999). Orthostatic hypotension, hypertension and tachycardia. In J. L. Izzo & H. R. Black (Eds.), Hypertension primer (2nd ed.). Dallas: American Heart Association.
  48. Friedman, D. I., & Streeten, D. H. P. (1998). Idiopathic intracranial hypertension and orthostatic edema may share a common pathogenesis. Neurology, 50, 1099-1104.
  49. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Elias, P. K., & Streeten, D. H. P. (1998). A longitudinal study of blood pressure in relation to performance on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. Health Psychology, 17, 486-493.
  50. Elias, M. F. (1998). Effects of chronic hypertension on cognitive functioning. Geriatrics,53(Suppl. 1), 549-552.
  51. Elias, M. F., & Elias, P. K. (1997). Active life expectancy: Conceptual model for research on competency? In S. Willis, K. W. Schaie & M. Haward (Eds.). Societal mechanisms for maintaining competence in old age (pp. 35-49). New York: Springer.
  52. Streeten, D. H. P., Anderson, G. H., Jr., Dalakos, T., & Joachimpillai, A. D. (1997). Intermittent hypercortisolism: A disorder strikingly prevalent after hypophyseal surgery. Endocrine Practice, 3, 123-129.
  53. Streeten, D. H. P. (1997). Idiopathic edema. In C. W. Bardin (Ed.), Current therapy in endocrinology and metabolism (6th ed., pp. 203-206). St. Louis: Mosby.
  54. Streeten, D. H. P. (1996). Hypoadrenocorticism. In D. Robertson, P. A. Low, and R. J. Polinsky (Eds.), Primer on the autonomic nervous system (pp. 309-311). Academic Press.
  55. Streeten, D. H. P., & Scullard, T. F. (1996). Excessive gravitational blood pooling caused by impaired venous tone is the predominant non-cardiac mechanism of orthostatic intolerance. Clinical Science, 90, 277-285.
  56. Streeten, D. H. P., & Anderson, G. H., Jr. (1996). Mechanisms of orthostatic hypotension and tachycardia in patients with pheochromocytoma. American Journal of Hypertension, 9, 760-769.
  57. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., & Elias, P. K. (1996). A 15- year longitudinal study of Halstead-Reitan neuropsychological test performance. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 51B, P331-P334.
  58. Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., & Robbins, M. A. (1995). The Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Battery. In G. E. Maddox, (Ed). Encyclopedia on Aging. (pp. 429-430). New York: Springer.
  59. Streeten, D. H., P. (1995). The presentation and diagnosis of primary and secondary cortisol deficiency. Current Opinion in Endocrinology and Diabetes, 2, 214-221.
  60. Anderson, G. H., Jr., Blakeman, N., & Streeten, D. H. P. (1994). The effect of age on prevalence of secondary forms of hypertension in 4429 consecutively referred patients. Journal of Hypertension, 12, 609-615.
  61. Robbins, M. A., Elias, M. F., Croog, S.H. & Colton, T. (1994). Unmedicated blood pressure levels and quality of life in elderly hypertensive women. Psychosomatic Medicine, 56, 251-259.
  62. Streeten, D. H. P. (1993). Orthostatic hypotension and hypertension. In J. L. Izzo & H. R. Black (Eds.), Hypertension primer the essentials of high blood pressure (pp. 224-225). AHA Council for High Blood Pressure Research.
  63. Elias, J. W., Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K. (1993). The distinction between normal aging and disease in the study of cognitive processing in aging. In J. Sinott & J. Cavenaugh (Eds.), Bridging paradigms: Positive development in adulthood and cognitive aging. New York: Praeger.
  64. Pierce, T. W. & Elias, M. F. (1993). Cognitive function and cardiovascular responsivity in subjects with a parental history of hypertension. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 16(3), 277-294.
  65. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Walter, L. F., & Schultz, Jr., N. A. (1993). The influence of gender and age on Halstead-Reitan neuropsychological test performance. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences. 48, P278 – P281.
  66. Elias, M. F., & Elias, P. K. Editorial. (1993). Hypertension affects neurobehavioral functioning: So what’s new? Psychosomatic Medicine, 55, 51-54.
  67. Waugh, N. C., Fitzgerald, P., Elias, M. F., & Robbins, M. A. (1993). Attention and anxiety. In C. Izawa (Ed.). Cognition Applied. Hillsdale: Erlbaum.
  68. Hoeldtke, R. D., & Streeten, D. H. P. (1993). Treatment of orthostatic hypotension with erythropoietin. New England Journal of Medicine, 329, 611-615.
  69. Anderson, G. H., Jr., Newman-Palmer, N., Blakeman, N., Streeten, D. H. P. (1993).Increased prevalence of cardiovascular complications in women with furosemide resistant essential hypertension. American Journal of Hypertension, 6, 418-421.
  70. Streeten, D. H. P., & Anderson, G. H., Jr. (1992). Secondary hypertension: An overview of its causes and management. Drugs, 43, 805-819.
  71. Streeten, D. H., P., & Anderson, G. H., Jr. (1992). Delayed orthostatic intolerance. Archives of Internal Medicine, 152, 1066-1072.
  72. Streeten, D.H.P., Anderson, G.H., Jr., & Elias, M.F. (1992). Prevalence of secondary hypertension and unusual aspects of the treatment of hypertension in elderly individuals. Geriatric Nephrology and Urology, 2, 91-98.
  73. Elias, M. F., & Robbins, M. A. (1991). Longitudinal studies of disease and cognitive function: Where have all the subjects gone? In L. M. Collins & J. L. Horn (Eds.), Best methods for the analysis of change (pp. 264-275). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
  74. Elias, M. F. (1991). Statistical tools and status symbols. Experimental Aging Research, 17(1), 7-12.
  75. McArdle, J. J., Hamagami, F., Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A. (1991). Structural modeling of mixed longitudinal and cross-sectional data. Experimental Aging Research, 17, 29-52.
  76. Elias, M. F., & Robbins, M. A. (1991). Cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and cognitive function. In A.P. Shapiro and A. Baum (Eds.). Perspectives in behavioral medicine (pp. 249-286). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  77. Anderson, G. H., Jr., Lighty, G. W., Jr., Gilsdorf, J., Blackman, N., & Streeten, D. H. P. (1991). Atrial natriuretic hormone: Predictive of the hypokalemic response to thiazide therapy in essential hypertension. American Journal of Hypertension, 4, 919-923.
  78. Streeten, D. H. P., Anderson, G. H., Jr., Lebowitz, M., & Speller, P. J. (1990). Primaryhyperepinephrinemia in patients without pheochromocytoma. Archives of Internal Medicine, 150, 1528-1533.
  79. Streeten, D. H. P., Anderson, G. H., Jr. & Wagner, S. (1990). Effect of age on response of secondary hypertension to specific treatment. American Journal of Hypertension, 3, 360- 365.
  80. Miller, J. W., & Streeten, D. H. P. (1990). Vascular responsiveness to norepinephrine in sympathicotonic orthostatic intolerance. The Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine, 115, 549-558.
  81. Streeten, D. H. P. (1990). Pathogenesis of hyperadrenergic orthostatic hypotension: Evidence of disordered venous innervation exclusively in the lower limbs. Journal of Clinical Investigation, 86, 1582-1588.
  82. Elias, M. F., Podraza, A. M., Pierce, T. W., & Robbins, M. A. (1990). Determining neuropsychological cut scores for older, healthy adults. Experimental Aging Research, 16(4), 209-220.
  83. Robbins, M.A., Elias, M.F., & Schultz, N. R., Jr., (1990). Effects of age, blood pressure, and knowledge of hypertensive diagnosis on anxiety and depression. Experimental Aging Research, 16(4), 199-208.
  84. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Schultz, N. R., Jr., & Pierce, T. W. (1990). Is blood pressure an important variable in research on aging and neuropsychological test performance? Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 45, P128-P135.
  85. Pierce, T. T., Elias, M. F., Keohane, P. J., Podraza, A. M., Robbins, M. A., & Schultz, N. R., Jr. (1989). Predictive validity of a short form of the Halstead Category Test: Influence of age, education, and gender. Experimental Aging Research, 15, 137-141.
  86. Elias, M. F., Schultz, N. R., Jr., Robbins, M. A., & Elias, P. K. (1989). A longitudinal study of neuropsychological performance by hypertensives and normotensives: A third measurement point. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 41, P25-P28.
  87. Schultz, N. R., Jr., Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Streeten, D. H. P., & Blakeman, N. (1989). A longitudinal study of the performance of hypertensive and normotensive subjects on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. Psychology and Aging, 4, 496-499.
  88. Elias, M. F., Elias, J. W., & Elias, P. K. (1989). Biological and health influences on behavior. In J. E. Birren and K. W. Schaie (Eds.), Handbook on the Psychology of Aging, 3rd edition (pp. 79-102). New York: Academic Press.
  89. Elias, P. K., Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A. & Gage, P. (1987). The acquisition of word processing skills by younger, middle-aged, and older adults. Psychology and Aging, 2, 340-348.
  90. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Schultz, N. R., Jr., Streeten, D. H. P., & Elias, P. K. (1987). Clinical significance of cognitive performance by hypertensive patients. Hypertension, 9, 192-197.
  91. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., & Schultz, N. R., Jr. (1987). The influence of essential hypertension on intellectual performance: Causation or speculation? In J. W. Elias and P. H. Marshall (Eds.), Cardiovascular disease and behavior, (pp. 107-149). New York: Hemisphere Press.
  92. Elias, M. F., & Robbins, M. A. (1987). Use of cinearteriography in behavioral studies of patients with chest pain in the absence of clinically significant coronary artery disease. In J. W. Elias and P. H. Marshall (Eds.), Cardiovascular disease and behavior (pp. 67-105). New York: Hemisphere Press.
  93. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Schultz, N. R., Jr., & Streeten, D. H. P. (1986). A longitudinal study of neuropsychological test performance in hypertensives and normotensives. Journal of Gerontology, 41, 504-505.
  94. Schultz, N. R., Jr., Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Streeten, D. H. P., & Blakeman, N. (1986). A longitudinal comparison of hypertensives and normotensives on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. Journal of Gerontology, 41, 169-176.
  95. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Blow, F. C., Rice, A. P., & Edgecomb, J. W. (1982). Symptom reporting, anxiety and depression in arteriographically, classified, middle-aged chest pain patients. Experimental Aging Research, 8(1), Part II, 45-51.
  96. Elias, M. F. (1981). Hypertension, age, and cognitive processes (area review). Behavioral Medicine Update, 3, 21-24.
  97. Wood, W. G., Elias, M. F., Schultz, N. B., & Pentz, C. A. III (1980). Age differences and neuropsychological performance among healthy, well-educated subjects. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Gerontology, 2, 141-158.
  98. Schultz, N. R., Jr., & Elias, M. F. (1980). The effects of hypertension on WAIS performance. In M. F. Elias and D. H. P. Streeten (Eds.), Hypertension and cognitive processes. Mount Desert, ME: Beech Hill Publishing, 33-54.
  99. Wood, W. G., & Elias, M. F. (1980). Essential hypertension and neuropsychological test performance. In M. F. Elias and D. H. P. Streeten (Eds.), Hypertension and cognitive processes. Mount Desert, ME: Beech Hill Publishing, 55-70.
  100. Elias, M. F., & Streeten, D. H. P. (1980) (Eds.). Hypertension and cognitive processes. Mount Desert, ME: Beech Hill Publishing.
  101. Elias, M. F. (1980). The relationship of hypertension to cognitive functioning. In D. G. Stein (Eds.), The psychobiology of aging: Problems and perspectives. North Holland: Elsevier, New York, 369-386.
  102. Elias, M. F. (1980). Disease, aging and cognition: Relationships between essential hypertension and performance. In R. L. Sprott (Ed.), Aging and intelligence. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 78-117.
  103. Elias, M. F. (1980). A behavior-genetic approach to the study of age, hypertension, and performance. In R. L. Sprott (Ed.), Aging and intelligence. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 351-372.
  104. Schultz, N. R., Jr., Dineen, J. T., Elias, M. F., Pentz, C. A., III, & Wood, W. G. (1979). WAIS performance for different age groups of hypertensive and control subjects during the administration of a diuretic. Journal of Gerontology, 43, 246-253.
  105. Wood, W. G., Elias, M. F., Schultz, N. R., Jr., & Pentz, C. A. (1979). Anxiety and depression in young and middle-aged hypertensive and normotensive subjects. Experimental Aging Research, 5, 15-30.
  106. Wood, W. G., Elias, M. F., Schultz, N. R., Jr., & Pentz, C. A. III. (1978). Symptoms reported on the Cornell Medical Index in relationship to hypertension and age. Experimental Aging Research, 4, 421-431.
  NOTE: The MSLS has supported numerous studies using the Framingham Study Archive. These are listed separately (see below).




Maine-Syracuse Study: Presentations and Abstracts
  1. Luce, A.R., Robbins, M.A. & Elias, M.F. (2009, November). Anxiety, depression and cognitive Performance: The Maine-Syracuse study. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Maine Psychological Association, Augusta, ME.
  2. Luce, A.R., Robbins, M.A., Elias, M.F. & Dore, G.A. (2010, April). Cholesterol and cognitive performance: The Maine-Syracuse study. Poster session presented at the annual Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium, Salisbury Cove, ME.
  3. Davis, L. E., Robbins, M. A., Dore, G. A., Elias, M. F. Prospective associations of trait curiosity and cognitive performance: The Maine-Syracuse Study. The 79th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychology Association, Boston, Massachusetts, March 13-16, 2008.
  4. Elias, M. F. (2008). From description to mechanism: From darkness to light. Psychosomatic Medicine, 70(3). [Abstract]
  5. Robbins, M. A., Budge, M. M., Elias, P. K., Dore, G. A., Elias, M. F. Pulse wave velocity and cognition: The Maine-Syracuse Study. The 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Baltimore, Maryland, March 12 -15, 2008.
  6. Dore, G. A., Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., & Elias, P. K. Central Adiposity, Physical Activity, and Cognitive Function: The Maine-Syracuse Study. Poster presented at the 66th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Baltimore, Maryland, March 11-16, 2008.
  7. Elias, M. F. Homocysteine, folate, vitamin B6 and B2 blood levels in relation to multiple domains of cognitive performance. The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASED) Summer Research Conference: Folic acid, Vitamin B12, and One Carbon Metabolism, Indian Wells, California, August 5-10, 2006.
  8. Elias, B. J., Elias, P. K., Robbins, M. A., & Elias, M. F. C-reactive protein, aging, and cognition: The Maine-Syracuse Study. 58th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, Florida, November 18-22, 2005.
  9. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Elias, P. K., & Budge, M. M. Homocysteine, vitamins, age and cognition: The Maine-Syracuse Study. 58th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, Florida, November 18-22, 2005.
  10. Robbins M.A., Elias P.K., Elias M.F., Sweeney A.J. Plasma homocysteine and symptoms of depression: the Maine-Syracuse study. The Fourth Conference on Hyperhomocysteinemia, Saarland University, Saarbrucken, Germany. April 14 – 16, 2005. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine 2005; 43 (3).
  11. Elias P.K., Robbins M.A., Elias M.F., Norris D.R. Plasma homocysteine, depressed mood, and cognitive function: the Maine-Syracuse study. The Fourth Conference on Hyperhomocysteinemia, Saarland University, Saarbrucken, Germany. April 14 – 16, 2005. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine 2005; 43 (3).
  12. Budge, M.M., Robbins, M.A., Elias, P.K., Dore, G.A., Elias, M.F. Plasma Homocysteine, Systolic Blood Pressure and Cognitive Function: The Maine-Syracuse Study. Fourth International Conference on Homocysteine Metabolism; Basel, Switzerland, June 29 – July 3, 2003. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease 2003;26.
  13. Robbins, M. A., Elias, M. F., Budge, M. M., & Elias, P. K. Blood pressure-related decline in cognitive performance over two decades. Poster session presented at the Gerontological Society of America Meeting, Boston, MA, November, 2002. Gerontologist, 42(1), 216.
  14. Elias, M. F. (2002). The neuropsychology of cardiovascular disorders. A paper presented at the New York Psychological Association Conference on Neuropsychological and Psychiatric Aspects of Medical Disorder: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Effective Patient Care, Mt. Sinai Hospital, May 11, 2002. [Contributors to the presentation, Marc Budge, Oxford University; Penelope Elias, Boston University; Michael Robbins, University of Maine; Philip A. Wolf, Boston University.]
  15. Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., Robbins, M. A., & Budge, M. M. (2002). Education does not confound blood pressure effects on cognitive functioning: It is protective. Poster presented at the 60th annual scientific meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Barcelona, Spain, March 13-16, 2002. Psychosomatic Medicine, 2002,64 119.
  16. Robbins, M. A., Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., Brennan, S. L., & Budge, M. M. (2002). Psychomotor speed and visual-spatial abilities are vulnerable to high blood pressure in an African-American sample: The Maine-Syracuse study. Poster presented at the 60th annual scientific meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society. Barcelona, Spain, March 13-16, 2002. Psychosomatic Medicine, 2002, 64, 156.
  17. Elias, P. K. & Elias, M. F. (1999). Poor cognitive performance and ischemic profile. In Servier, International (Editor). Cognitive function and cerebral ischemic disease. Nueilly-sur-Seine, France: Servier International, pp. 2-7. Brief Review of the Literature. [A published, invited non-peer reviewed mini-review of the literature.]
  18. Elias, M. F. & Elias, P. K. (1999). Association between vascular risk factors and cognitive functioning. In Servier International (Editor). Preventing cognitive and neurosensory decline. Nueilly-sur-Seine, France: Servier International, pp. 2-4. A published interview.
  19. Aho, J., Robbins, M. A., Best, L., & Elias, M. F. (1999). Anxiety and depression scores predict blood pressure levels over a ten-year period. Eastern Psychological Association, Providence, RI., April 17, 1999.
  20. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Elias, P. K., & Streeten, D. H. P. (1998). Cognitive ability declines as a function of blood pressure level. 71st Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association, Dallas, TX, November 11, 1998. Abstract 4512, Circulation, 98 (Suppl.) I-860.
  21. Elias, M. F. (1998). Effects of chronic hypertension on cognition. The GRECC National Conference: “The Aging Brain in Health and Disease”, Minneapolis, April 27-28, 1998.
  22. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Elias, P. K. (1998). A longitudinal study of blood pressure in relation to performance on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. American Psychosomatic Society, Clearwater Beach, FL., March 10, 1998. Abstract: (1998). Psychosomatic Medicine, 60, 106.
  23. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., & Elias, P. K. (1997). Cognitive functioning and family history of hypertension. In “Focus on Behavior Genetics and Health.” A symposium organized by Gerald McClearn, Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, Tucson, Arizona, June 8, 1997.
  24. Feldman, H. A., Elias, M. F., Durante, R., Goldstein, I., & McKinlay, J. B. (1997). Antihypertensives, heart medications and erectile dysfunction: Cross-sectional associations in a large random sample of Massachusetts men. 24th World Congress. Societe Internationale D’Urologie. Montreal, Canada, September 7-11, 1997.
  25. M. F. Elias (1996). Discussant: “Neuropsychological correlates of cerebral vascular disease.” (Dr. Shari Waldstein, Chair). International Society for Behavioral Medicine Meetings. Washington, D.C.; March 14, 1996.
  26. Biron, C., Robbins, M. A., Elias, M. F. (1996). Memory functioning in relation to age and blood pressure values. Maine Biological and Medical Science Symposium, Orono, ME, May 31, 1996.
  27. Edgecomb, J. L., Robbins, M. A., Elias, M. F. (1996). The role of blood pressure in neuropsychological test performance. Maine Biological and Medical Science Symposium, Orono, ME, May 31, 1996.
  28. Robbins, M. A. & Elias, M. F. (1996). Age, blood pressure values, and performance on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. Maine Biological and Medical Science Symposium, Orono, ME, May 31, 1996.
  29. Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., & Robbins, M. A. (1995). Cognitive correlates of hypertension: Some speculations on pathophysiological mechanisms. Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.
  30. Elias, M. F. (1994). Longitudinal studies of hypertension and cognitive functioning: Epidemiological perspectives. Symposium on the inevitability of age and health: Natural partners for research excellence. American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.
  31. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., & Streeten, D.H.P. (1994). Blood pressure predicts neuropsychological impairment over 15 years. Society of Behavioral Medicine, Boston, MA.
  32. Robbins, M. A., Edgecomb, J. L., Elias, M. F., Anderson, G. A. (1994). Blood pressure levels predict five-year change in Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale scores. Society of Behavioral Medicine, Boston, MA.
  33. Wilson, A. M. & Elias, M. F. (1994). Parental history of hypertension, hostility, and cardiovascular reactivity. Society of Behavioral Medicine, Boston, MA.
  34. Edgecomb, J. L., Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., & Conley, S. F. (1993). Associations between diastolic blood pressure levels and subtest performance on the category test. Maine Biological and Medical Science Symposium, Castine, ME.
  35. Robbins, M. A., Elias, M. F., & Pechonski, J. M. (1993). Associations of age and blood pressure values with psychomotor speed and fluid intelligence. Eastern Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  36. Linnell, P. W., Hermansen, S. E., Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A. (1991). Quality of life in osteoporotic women. Society of Bone and Mineral Research, San Diego, California.
  37. Robbins, M. A., & Elias, M. F. (1992). Association of reported anger, anxiety and depression with blood pressure and with classes of antihypertension medications. 21st annual meeting of New England Pharmacologists, Portland, ME.
  38. Croog, S. H., Elias, M. F., Colton, T., Baume, R. M., Leiblum, S. R., Jenkins, C. D., Perry, H. M., & Hall, W. D. (1992). Effects of anti-hypertensives on quality of life in elderly women. 46th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, November 21, 1992.
  39. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., & Walter, L. (1992). Blood pressure, age, anger, anxiety and depression. Symposium on personality and health across the life span. American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., August 14-18, 1992.
  40. Elias, M. F. (1992). Effects of hypertension on cognitive function: From the Framingham Study. Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research. U.C.L.A., July 15, 1992.
  41. Croog, S. H., Baume, R. M., Elias, M. F., Colton, T. C., Leiblum, S. R., & Jenkins, D. C. (1992). Health quality of life in elderly female hypertensive patients: Treatment effects and research implications. Second International Congress of Behavioral Medicine. Hamburg, Germany, July 15 to 18, 1992.
  42. Croog, S. H., Elias, M. F., Colton, T., Baume, R. M., Lieblum, C. D., Jenkins, C. D., Perry, H. D. & Hall, W. D. (1992). Effects of anti-hypertensives on quality of life in elderly women. The American Society of Hypertension, New York, 1992.
  43. Elias, M. F. (1989). Longitudinal studies of disease and cognitive function: Where have all the subjects gone? Best Methods for the Analysis of Change. A paper presented at the University of Southern California Conference, Sunday, October 29, 1989.
  44. Elias, J. W., Elias, M. F., & Elias, P. K. (1989). The distinction between normal aging and disease in the study of cognitive processing in aging. Fourth Adult Development Symposium, William James Hall, Harvard University, Boston, MA.
  45. Schultz, N. R., Jr., Elias, M. F., Pierce, T. W. (1989, June). The relation of orthostatic hypertension to symptom reporting on the Cornell Medical Index. Maine Biomedical Symposium, University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME.
  46. Robbins, M. A., Elias, M. F., & Pechinski, J. M. (1989, June). Circulo-respiratory fitness as a predictor of fluid intelligence. Maine Biomedical Symposium, University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME.
  47. Elias, M. F. (1988). Session Chair (Behavior Session) 1988 Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium.
  48. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Schultz, N. R., Jr., Elias, P. K., & Pierce, T. A. (1988). A longitudinal comparison of hypertensives and normotensives on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. Citation Paper. The Society of Behavioral Medicine, April 27-30, 1988, Abst. 8A.
  49. Elias, M. F. (1988). The study of disease-behavior relationships in a developmental context. Opening Plenary Session: The synergy of aging and behavioral medicine: A challenge for the future. The Society of Behavioral Medicine, April 27-30, 1988.
  50. Robbins, M. A., Elias, M. F., & Schultz, N. R., Jr.(1988). A longitudinal study of State and Trait Anxiety among hypertensive and normotensive adults. Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium, University of Maine, Orono, May 26-27, 1988.
  51. Podraza, A. M., Pierce, T. W., Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Schultz, N. R., Jr., & Streeten, D. H. P. (1988). Aging and neuropsychological test performance: A longitudinal study. Maine Biological and Medical Science Symposium, University of Maine, Orono, May 26-27, 1988.
  52. Pierce, T. W., Keohane, P. J., Podraza, A. M., Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Schultz, N. R., Jr., & Streeten, D. H. P. (1988). The effects of age, sex, and education on a shortened version of the Categories Test from the Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Battery. Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium, University of Maine, Orono, May 26-27, 1988.
  53. Pierce, T. W., Keohane, P. J., Podraza, A. M., Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., Schultz, N. R., Jr., & Streeten, D. H. P. (1988). A means-ends analysis of Categories Test performance with respect to age and blood pressure status. Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium, University of Maine, Orono, May 26-27, 1988.
  54. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A., & Schultz, N. R., Jr.(1987). It’s time we put age by blood pressure interactions into perspective. Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA., May, 1987.
  55. Robbins, M. A., Elias, M. F., Rice, A. P., & Podraza, A.(1987). Anxiety and depression among chest pain patients before and after angiography. Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, D.C., 1987.
  56. Elias, M. F., Robbins, M. A. et al. (1987, March). Essential hypertension and performance: Challenging the deficit hypothesis. Society for Behavioral Medicine.
  57. Robbins, M. A., Elias, M. F., & Schultz, N. R., Jr.(1986). Depression and symptom-reporting patterns among hypertensive and normotensive individuals. Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium, Portland, ME.
  58. Elias, M. F. (1985, October). The Duke Center, A Context for Learning. Aging Well. A Conference on the Thirtieth Anniversary of Gerontology and Geriatrics at Duke University.
  59. Elias, M. F. (1985). Methodological considerations in studies of behavior and coronary artery disease using coronary cinearteriography. Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium, Bates College, May 1985.
  60. Pierce, T., & Elias, M. F. (1985). Behavioral side-effects of antihypertensive medication. Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium, Bates College, May 1985.
  61. Kelso, P., & Elias, M. F. (1985). Neuropsychological assessment of brain impairment in hypertensives. Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium, Bates College, May 1985.
  62. Robbins, M. A., & Elias, M. F. (1985). A longitudinal study of performance and hypertension: An update. Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium, Lewiston, ME, 1985.
  63. Elias, M. F. (1985). On the use of cinearteriography in behavioral studies. Symposium on Biobehavioral Determinants of Coronary Artery Disease, Duke University Medical Center, February 21-23, 1985.
  64. Elias, M. F. (1984) Invited Discussant. NIH workshop on research needs in blood pressure regulation and aging (National Heart, and Lung and Blood Institute) September 19-20, 1984.
  65. Elias, M. F. (1983). Cardiovascular disease and behavior. 3rd Annual Texas Tech Symposium on Interfaces in Psychology, Department of Psychology, Texas Tech University, 1983.
  66. Robbins, M. A., Elias, M. F., Schultz, N. R., Jr., & Streeten, D. H. P. (1983). Symptom-reporting, anxiety, and depression in relation to hypertension. Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium, Waterville, ME, 1983.
  67. Robbins, M. A., & Elias, M. F. (1982). Reliability of subjective health measurements. Symposium on Subject Selection, 35th Annual Meeting of the American Gerontological Society, Boston, MA, November 19-23, 1982.
  68. Robbins, M. A., Elias, M. F., & Edgecomb, J. L. (1981). Prediction of coronary artery disease from psychological and medical measures. Maine Biomedical Sciences Symposium, Gorham, ME, 1981.
  69. Dineen, J. T., Schultz, N. R., Jr., & Elias, M. F. (1977). The contribution of hypertension and age to intellectual performance deficits. Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society, San Francisco, California, November 12-22, 1977.
  70. Pentz, C. A., III, Wood, W. G., & Elias, M. F. (1977). Neuropsychological impairment in young and old hypertensives. Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society, San Francisco, California, November 18-22, 1977.




 Framingham Heart Study Bibliography, Supported in part by Maine Syracuse Study Research Grants (collaborative)
  1. Wolf, P. A., Beiser, A., Elias, M. F., Au, R., Vasan, R. S., & Seshadri, S. (2007). Relation of obesity to cognitive function: Importance of central obesity and synergistic influence of concomitant hypertension. The Framingham Heart Study. Current Alzheimer Research, 4, 111-116.
  2. Elias, M. F., Sullivan, L. M., Elias, P. K., D’Agostino, R. B., Sr., Wolf, P. A. Seshadri, S., Au, R., Benjamin, E. J., & Vasan, R. S. (2007). Left ventricular mass, blood pressure and lowered cognitive performance in the Framingham Offspring. Hypertension, 49, 439-445.
  3. Elias, M. F., Sullivan, L. M., Elias, P. K., Vasan, R. S., D’Agostino, R. B., Sr., Seshadri, S., Au, R., Wolf, P. A., & Benjamin, E. J. (2006). Atrial fibrillation is associated with lower cognitive performance in the Framingham Offspring men. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 15, 214-222.
  4. Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., Sullivan, L. M., Wolf, P. A., & D’Agostino, R. B. (2005). Obesity, diabetes and cognitive deficit: The Framingham Heart Study. Neurobiology of Aging, 26S: S11-S16.
  5. Elias, M. F., Sullivan, L. M., D’Agostino, R. B., Elias, P. K., Jacques, P. F., Selhub, J., Seshadri, S., Au, R., Beiser, A., & Wolf, P. A. (2005). Homocysteine and cognitive performance in the Framingham Offspring Study: age is important. American Journal of Epidemiology, 162, 644-653.
  6. Elias, P. K., Elias, M. F., D’Agostino, R. B., Sullivan, L. M., & Wolf, P. A. (2005). Serum cholesterol and cognitive performance in the Framingham Heart Study. Psychosomatic Medicine, 67, 24-30.
  7. Elias, M. F., Sullivan, L. M., Robbins, M. A., & D’Agostino, R. B. (2004). The Framingham heart study: Relating cardiovascular disease to behavior. In Christensen, A.J., Martin, R., Smyth, J.M. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Health Psychology, pp. 112-113. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.
  8. Seshadri S., Wolf P. A., Beiser A., Elias M. F., Au R., Kase C. S., D’Agostino R. B., & DeCarli C. (2004). Stroke risk profile, brain volume and cognitive function: The Framingham Offspring Study. Neurology, 63, 1591-1599.
  9. Elias, M. F., Sullivan, L. M., D’Agostino, R. B., Elias, P. K., Beiser, A., Au, R., Seshadri. S., DeCarli, C., & Wolf, P. A. (2004). The Framingham stroke risk profile and lowered cognitive performance. Stroke, 35, 404-409.
  10. Au, R., Elias, M.F., Sullivan, L., Elias, P.K., Sehsadri, S., Beiser, A., D’Agostino, R., & Wolf, P.A. (2004). New norms for a new generation: Cognitive performance in the Framingham Offspring Cohort. Experimental Aging Research, 30, 4, 333-358.
  11. Massaro, J.M., D’Agostino, R.B., Sullivan, L.M., Beiser, A., DeCarli, C., Au, R., Elias, M.F., & Wolf, P.A. (2004). Managing and analyzing data from a large-scale study on Framingham Offspring relating brain structure to cognitive function. Statistics in Medicine, 23, 351-367.
  12. Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., Sullivan, L. M., Wolf, P. A., & D’Agostino, R. B. (2003). Lower cognitive function in the presence of obesity and hypertension: The Framingham Heart Study. International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders, 27, 260-268.
  13. Elias, M. F., Beiser, A., Wolf, P. A., Au, R., White, R. F., & D’Agostino, R. B. (2001). 22 years of prospective study of the preclinical phase of Alzheimer’s disease: The Framingham Cohort. In B. Vellas & L. J. Fitten (Eds.), Research and practice in Alzheimer’s disease, V. 5., Section II – Mild Cognitive Impairment (pp. 50-56). Paris: Serdi Publisher, New York: Springer Publishing Company.
  14. Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., Robbins, M. A., Wolf, P. A., & D’Agostino, R. B. (2001). Cardiovascular risk factors and cognitive functioning: An epidemiological perspective. In S. Waldstein & M. F. Elias (Eds.), Neuropsychology of Cardiovascular Disease (pp. 83-105). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  15. Elias, M. F., Beiser, A., Wolf, P. A., Au, R., White, R. F., & D’Agostino, R. B. (2000). The preclinical phase of Alzheimer’s disease: A 22-year prospective study of the Framingham cohort. Archives of Neurology, 57, 808-813.
  16. Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., D’Agostino, R. B., Cobb, J., & Wolf, P. A. (1999). Comparative effects of age and blood pressure on neuropsychological test performance. In S. Manuck, A. Baum, J. R. Jennings, R. Schultz, & B. S. Rabin (Eds.), Behavior, health and aging (pp. 199-223). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  17. Elias, P. K., Elias, M. F., D’Agostino, R. B., Silbershatz, H., & Wolf, P. A. (1999). Alcohol consumption and cognitive performance in the Framingham Heart Study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 150, 580-589.
  18. Elias, M. F. (1998). Effects of chronic hypertension on cognitive functioning. Geriatrics, 53(Suppl. 1), 549-552.
  19. Elias, P. K., Elias, M. F., D’Agostino, R. B., Cupples, L. A., Wilson, P. W., Silbershatz, H., & Wolf, P. A. (1997). NIDDM and blood pressure as risk factors for poor cognitive performance: The Framingham Study. Diabetes Care, 20, 1388-1395.
  20. Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., D’Agostino, R. B., Silbershatz, H., & Wolf, P. A. (1997). The role of age, education, and gender on cognitive performance in the Framingham Heart Study: Community- based norms. Experimental Aging Research, 23, 201-235.
  21. M. F., D’Agostino, R. B., Elias, P. K., & Wolf, P. A. (1995). Neuropsychological test performance, cognitive functioning, blood pressure and age: The Framingham Study. Experimental Aging Research, 21, 369-391.
  22. Elias, P. K., D’Agostino, R. B., Elias, M. F., & Wolf, P. A. (1995). Blood pressure, hypertension and age as risk factors for poor cognitive performance. Experimental Aging Research, 21, 393-417.
  23. Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., Cobb, J., D’Agostino, R., White, L. R. & Wolf, P. A. (1995). Blood pressure affects cognitive functioning: The Framingham Studies revisited. In J. E. Dimsdale & A. Baum (Eds.). Quality of life in behavioral medicine research (pp. 121 – 143). Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  24. Elias, M. F., Wolf, P. A., D’Agostino, R. B., Cobb, J., & White, L. R. (1993). Untreated blood pressure level is inversely related to cognitive functioning: the Framingham Study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 138, 353-364.





Framingham Presentations, Symposia, and Abstracts

  1. Elias M. F., Wolf P. A., Sullivan L. M., Seshadri S., Jacques P. F., Elias, P. K., Au R., D’Agostino R.B. Homocysteine and cognitive decrement: the Framingham studies.
  2. The Fourth Conference on Hyperhomocysteinemia, Saarland University, Saarbrucken, Germany. April 14 – 16, 2005. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine 2005; 43 (3).
  3. Elias, M. F., Sullivan, L.M., D’Agostino, R.B., Elias, P.K., Au, R., Selhub, J., Wolf, P.A. Total plasma homocysteine and cognition: Framingham Offspring. Fourth International Conference on Homocysteine Metabolism, Basel, Switzerland, June 29 – July 3, 2003. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease 2003;26.
  4. Elias, M. F., D=Agostino, R. B., Elias, P. K., Sullivan, L. M., Beiser, A., DeCarli, C., Seshadri, S., Au, R., & Wolf, P. A. (2002). Risk of future stroke is related to cognitive deficits: The Framingham Studies. A paper presented at the Seventh International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Helsinki, Finland, August 28-31, 2002. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 9, 1, 2002, 78.
  5. Beiser, A., Au, R., DeCarli, C., Seshadri, S., Elias, M., Jacques, P., D=Agostino, R. B., Wilson, P., Selhub, J., Rosenberg, I., & Wolf, P. A. (2002, July). Higher levels of plasma homocysteine are associated with subsequent lower brain volume and poorer performance on tests of attention and concentration. The Framingham Offspring Study. The International Conference on Alzheimer=s Disease and Related Disorders, Stockholm, Sweden.
  6. Elias, M. F., D=Agostino, R. B., Sullivan, L. M., Elias, P. K., Au, R., & Wolf, P. A. (2002). Risk of stroke is associated with selective cognitive deficits: The Framingham Offspring Study. Asia Pacific Scientific Forum, 42nd Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention. Poster presentation (Abstract PG: 17; #P314). Honolulu, Hawaii, April 23-26, 2002.
  7. Elias, M. F., Sullivan, L. M., Elias, P. K., Wolf, P. A., Robbins, M. A., & D=Agostino, R. B. (2002). Obesity predisposes to depression in younger but not older women: The Framingham Study. Poster presented at the 60th annual scientific meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Barcelona, Spain, March 13-16, 2002. Psychosomatic Medicine, 2002, 64,171 (#348).
  8. Elias, M. F., Sullivan, L. M., Elias, P. K., Wolf, P. A., Wilson, P. W. F., & D=Agostino, R. B. (2001). High triglycerides predispose to depression in the Framingham Offspring Study. Poster presented at the November 2001 meeting of the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2001, 2, 104-17, 3804.
  9. Seshadri, S., Wolf, P. A., Beiser, A., Elias, M. F., Au, R., Kase, C. S., D=Agostino, R. B., & DeCarli, C. (2001). Stroke risk profile predicts brain volume and cognitive function in stroke-free subjects: The Framingham Study. Stroke, 32, 321.
  10. Young, M., Au, R., Massaro, J. M., Seshadri, S., DeCarli, C., Elias, M. F., White, R. F., D’Agostino, R., & Wolf, P. A. (2001). White matter hyperintensity volume is associated with decreased executive functioning and attention: The Framingham Study. 53rd Annual Meeting, American Academy of Neurology, May 8, 2001. Neurology, 2001;56 (Suppl 3):A107.
  11. Seshardi, S., Wolf, P. A., Beiser, A., Elias, M. F., Au, R., Kase, C. S., D’Agostino, R. B., & DeCarli, C. (2001, February). Stroke risk profile predicts brain volume and cognitive functioning in stroke-free subjects: The Framingham Study. 28th International Stroke Conference, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
  12. Elias, M. F., Elias, P. K., D’Agostino, R. B., Silbershatz, H., & Wolf, P. A. (1998). Cardiovascular risk impacts negatively on cognitive ability: More risk, more deficit: The Framingham Study. 71st Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association, Dallas, TX, November 9, 1998. Abstract 492, Circulation, 98 (Suppl.), I-97.
  13. Elias, M. F. (1998). Cardiovascular risk impacts negatively on cognitive ability: More risk, more deficit: The Framingham Study. Triannual meeting of the Framingham Study and the Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Boston University School of Medicine, October 9, 1998.
 


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