Acevedo A. and Loewenstein D. A. (2007). Nonpharmacological cognitive interventions in aging and dementia. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 20, 239–249.
Alvarez L. M., Cortes Sotres J. F., Ortiz Leon S., Estrella J. and Sanchez Sosa J. J. (2008). Computer program in the treatment for major depression and cognitive impairment in university students. Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 816–826.
Ball K. et al. (2002). Effects of cognitive training interventions with older adults: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA, 288, 2271–2281.
Barnes D. E., Alexopoulos G. S., Lopez O. L., Williamson J. D. and Yaffe K. (2006). Depressive symptoms, vascular disease, and mild cognitive impairment: findings from the Cardiovascular Health Study [see comment]. Archives of General Psychiatry, 63, 273–279.
Belleville S. (2008). Cognitive training for persons with mild cognitive impairment. International Psychogeriatrics, 20, 57–66.
Belleville S., Chertkow H. and Gauthier S. (2007). Working memory and control of attention in persons with Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment. Neuropsychology, 21, 458–469.
Belleville S., Gilbert B., Fontaine F., Gagnon L., Menard E. and Gauthier S. (2006). Improvement of episodic memory in persons with mild cognitive impairment and healthy older adults: evidence from a cognitive intervention program. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 22, 486–499.
Butters M. A. et al. (2000). Changes in cognitive functioning following treatment of late-life depression. American Journal of Psychiatry, 157, 1949–1954.
Cipriani G., Bianchetti A. and Trabucchi M. (2006). Outcomes of a computer-based cognitive rehabilitation program on Alzheimer's disease patients compared with those on patients affected by mild cognitive impairment. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 43, 327–335.
Clare L. and Woods B. (2008). Cognitive rehabilitation and cognitive training for early-stage Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, CD003260.
de Vreese L. P., Neri M., Fioravanti M., Belloi L. and Zanetti O. (2001). Memory rehabilitation in Alzheimer's disease: a review of progress. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 16, 794–809.
Duman R. S. and Monteggia L. M. (2006). A neurotrophic model for stress-related mood disorders. Biological Psychiatry, 59, 1116–1127.
Edwards J. D., Wadley V. G., Myers R. S., Roenker D. L., Cissell G. M. and Ball K. K. (2002). Transfer of a speed of processing intervention to near and far cognitive functions. Gerontology, 48, 329–340.
Elgamal S., McKinnon M. C., Ramakrishnan K., Joffe R. T. and MacQueen G. (2007). Successful computer-assisted cognitive remediation therapy in patients with unipolar depression: a proof of principle study. Psychological Medicine, 37, 1229–1238.
Fuchs E., Czeh B., Kole M. H. P., Michaelis T. and Lucassen P. J. (2004). Alterations of neuroplasticity in depression: the hippocampus and beyond. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 14 (Suppl. 5), S481–490.
Gauthier S. et al. (2006). Mild cognitive impairment. Lancet, 367, 1262–1270.
Gunther V. K., Schafer P., Holzner B. J. and Kemmler G. W. (2003). Long-term improvements in cognitive performance through computer-assisted training: a pilot study in a residential home for older people. Aging and Mental Health, 7, 200–206.
Hickie I. et al. (2005). Reduced hippocampal volumes and memory loss in patients with early- and late-onset depression. British Journal of Psychiatry, 186, 197–202.
Jorm A. F., Korten A. E., Jacomb P. A., Christensen H., Rodgers B. and Pollitt P. (1997). “Mental Health Literacy”: a survey of the public's ability to recognise mental disorders and their beliefs about the effectiveness of treatment. Medical Journal of Australia, 166, 182–186.
Kelly C., Foxe J. J. and Garavan H. (2006). Patterns of normal human brain plasticity after practice and their implications for neurorehabilitation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 87, S20–S29.
Kinsella G. J. et al. (2009). Early intervention for mild cognitive impairment: a randomised controlled trial. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 80, 730–736.
Kurz A., Pohl C., Ramsenthaler M. and Sorg C. (2009). Cognitive rehabilitation in patients with mild cognitive impairment. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 24, 163–168.
Levine B. et al. (2007). Cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly: effects on strategic behavior in relation to goal management. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 13, 143–152.
Mahncke H. W., Bronstone A. and Merzenich M. M. (2006a). Brain plasticity and functional losses in the aged: scientific bases for a novel intervention. Progress in Brain Research, 157, 81–109.
Mahncke H. W. et al. (2006b). Memory enhancement in healthy older adults using a brain plasticity-based training program: a randomized, controlled study. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 103, 12523–12528.
Manly T., Hawkins K., Evans J., Woldt K. and Robertson I. H. (2002). Rehabilitation of executive function: facilitation of effective goal management on complex tasks using periodic auditory alerts. Neuropsychologia, 40, 271–281.
McGurk S. R., Twamley E. W., Sitzer D. I., McHugo G. J. and Mueser K. T. (2007). A meta-analysis of cognitive remediation in schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 164, 1791–1802.
Medalia A. and Freilich B. (2008). The Neuropsychological Educational Approach to Cognitive Remediation (NEAR) model: practice, principles and outcome studies. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 11, 123–143.
Medalia A. and Richardson R. (2005). What predicts a good response to cognitive remediation interventions? Schizophrenia Bulletin, 31, 942–953.
Modrego P. J. and Ferrandez J. (2004). Depression in patients with mild cognitive impairment increases the risk of developing dementia of Alzheimer type: a prospective cohort study. Archives of Neurology, 61, 1290–1293.
Mueller S. G. et al. (2005). The Alzheimer's disease neuroimaging initiative. Neuroimaging Clinics of North America, 15, 869–877.
Naismith S. L. et al. (2003). Neuropsychological performance in patients with depression is associated with clinical, etiological and genetic risk factors. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 25, 866–877.
Naismith S. L., Hickie I. B., Ward P. B., Scott E. and Little C. (2006). Impaired implicit sequence learning in depression: a probe for frontostriatal dysfunction? Psychological Medicine, 36, 313–323.
Naismith S. L. et al. (2009a). Enhancing memory in late-life depression: effects of a combined psychoeducation and cognitive training program. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. In press.
Naismith S. L., Glozier N., Burke D., Carter P., Scott E. and Hickie I. (2009b). Early intervention for cognitive decline and dementia: the potential benefits of targeting multiple interventions. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 3, 19–27.
Naismith S. L., Redoblado-Hodge M. A., Lewis S. J., Scott E. M. and Hickie I. B. (2009c). Cognitive training in affective disorders improves memory: a preliminary study using the NEAR approach. Journal of Affective Disorders. Epublished ahead of print, doi:10.1016/j.jad.2009.06.028.
Olazaran J. et al. (2004). Benefits of cognitive-motor intervention in MCI and mild to moderate Alzheimer disease. Neurology, 63, 2348–2353.
Oswald W., Gunzelmann T., Rupprecht R. and Hagen B. (2006). Differential effects of single versus combined cognitive and physical training with older adults: the SimA study in a 5-year perspective. European Journal of Ageing, 3, 179–192.
Petersen R. C. and Morris J. C. (2005). Mild cognitive impairment as a clinical entity and treatment target. Archives of Neurology, 62, 1160–1163.
Petersen R. C. et al. (2001). Current concepts in mild cognitive impairment. Archives of Neurology, 58, 1985–1992.
Rapp S., Brenes G. and Marsh A. P. (2002). Memory enhancement training for older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a preliminary study. Aging and Mental Health, 6, 5–11.
Rozzini L., Costardi D., Chilovi B. V., Franzoni S., Trabucchi M. and Padovani A. (2007). Efficacy of cognitive rehabilitation in patients with mild cognitive impairment treated with cholinesterase inhibitors. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 22, 356–360.
Sartory G., Zorn C., Groetzinger G. and Windgassen K. (2005). Computerized cognitive remediation improves verbal learning and processing speed in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 75, 219–223.
Shimizu E. et al. (2003). Alterations of serum levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in depressed patients with or without antidepressants. Biological Psychiatry, 54, 70–75.
Sitzer D. I., Twamley E. W. and Jeste D. V. (2006). Cognitive training in Alzheimer's disease: a meta-analysis of the literature. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 114, 75–90.
Smith G. E. et al. (2009). A cognitive training program based on principles of brain plasticity: results from the Improvement in Memory with Plasticity-based Adaptive Cognitive Training (IMPACT) Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 57, 594–603.
Steffens D. C. et al. (2007). Longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging vascular changes, apolipoprotein E genotype, and development of dementia in the neurocognitive outcomes of depression in the elderly study. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 15, 839–849.
Strangman G. et al. (2005). Functional neuroimaging and cognitive rehabilitation for people with traumatic brain injury. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 84, 62–75.
Stuss D. T. et al. (2007). Cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly: a randomized trial to evaluate a new protocol. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 13, 120–131.
Talassi E., Guerreschi M., Feriani M., Fedi V., Bianchetti A. and Trabucchi M. (2007). Effectiveness of a cognitive rehabilitation program in mild dementia (MD) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI): a case control study. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 44, 391–399.
Thal L. J. (2006). Prevention of Alzheimer disease. Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 20, S97–S99.
Turkstra L. S., Holland A. L. and Bays G. A. (2003). The neuroscience of recovery and rehabilitation: what have we learned from animal research? Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 84, 604–612.
Valenzuela M. (2008). Brain reserve and the prevention of dementia. Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 21, 296–302.
Valenzuela M. and Sachdev P. (2006). Complex mental activity and risk for dementia. Acta Neuropsychiatrica, 18, (16):272.
Valenzuela M. and Sachdev P. (2009). Can cognitive exercise prevent the onset of dementia? Systematic review of randomized clinical trials with longitudinal follow-up. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 17, 179–187.
Valenzuela M. J. et al. (2003). Memory training alters hippocampal neurochemistry in healthy elderly. Neuroreport, 14, 1333–1337.
Valenzuela M., Breakspear M. and Sachdev P. (2007). Complex mental activity and the aging brain: molecular, cellular and cortical network mechanisms. Brain Research Reviews, 56, 198–213.
Valenzuela M., Sachdev P., Wen W., Chen X. and Brodaty H. (2008). Lifespan mental activity predicts diminished rate of hippocampal atrophy. PLoS ONE, 3, e2598.
Willis S. L. et al. (2006). Long-term effects of cognitive training on everyday functional outcomes in older adults. JAMA, 296, 2805–2814.
Winocur G. et al. (2007). Cognitive rehabilitation in the elderly: overview and future directions. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 13, 166–171
Zanetti O., Binetti G., Magni E., Rozzini L., Bianchetti A. and Trabucchi M. (1997). Procedural memory stimulation in Alzheimer's disease: impact of a training programme. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 95, 152–157.