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N-back Task as a Paradigm for Working Memory Testing and Training in Dementia: Case Studies

An integrative rehabilitation program with working memory training helped two patients with dementia/depression to stabilize and improve their brain speed and arrest cognitive decline for 24 months.  

Valentin Bragin(1), Gary Shereshevsky(1, 2), Ilya Bragin(1, 3), Ayzik Vaysman(1), Elina Slobod(1), Anastasiya Tsoy(1).

  1. Stress Relief and Memory Training Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
  2. Staten Island University Hospital, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Staten Island, NY, USA
  3. Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA

Poster Presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. Washington D.C., United States, July 18-23, 2015

Cognitive Assessment in Dementia: the Usefulness of the Expanded Version of Mini Mental Status Exam

The expanded version of MMSE-2 overcomes the ceiling effect of standard MMSE, especially for highly educated individuals, and allows clinicians to initiate an appropriate treatment earlier.

Valentin Bragin(1), Gary Shereshevsky(1,3), Ilya Bragin(1,2), Elina Slobod(1), Tanya Silenko(1), Maksim Temnogorod(1), Anastasiya Tsoy(1).

  1. Stress Relief and Memory Training Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA,
  2. Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA
  3. Staten Island University Hospital, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Staten Island, NY, USA

Integrative Treatment Postpones Cognitive Decline in Patients with Dementia and Depression: A 72 Month Follow up Observational Study

Arresting of cognitive decline for 72 months: a novel rehabilitation program for Alzheimer’s dementia, based on pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease and multiple intervention modalities.

Valentin Bragin, Gary Shereshevsky, Arina Gorskaya,  Elena Dorfman, Ilya Bragin, Frank Copeli, Kevin Vinokur.

Stress Relief and Memory Training Center, Brooklyn, New York, NY USA

Cognitive performance of demented, depressed patients with cardiovascular pathology - without and with diabetes mellitus: a preliminary report of a cross-sectional study

In this preliminary cross-sectional study diabetes mellitus coupled with cardiovascular pathology has no additional impact on the cognitive performance in demented and depressed patients.

Valentin Bragin, MD, PhD, Gary Shereshevsky(1), Ilya Bragin (1,2), Arina Gorskaya(1), Ryan Meylikh(1), Yuri Kotliarov(3), Gjumrakch Aliev(4).

  1. Stress Relief and Memory Training Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA,
  2. Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA
  3. Trans-NIH Center for Human Immunology (CHI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Bethesda, MD, USA
  4. Electron Microscopy Research Center, San Antonio, TX, USA

Feasibility of Evidence-Based Hands Exercises in a Home Based Program for people with Alzheimer's disease and Depression

The set of Hand-Tennis Ball exercises™ has been designed as a part of rehabilitation model for dementia/depression to facilitate cerebral blood flow for fragile seniors.

Valentin Bragin, M.D., PhD, Ilya Bragin M.D.
Stress Relief and Memory Training Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA.

Poster presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Primary Care Preconference, Boston, 13–18 July 2013

Integrative Therapy Postpones Cognitive Decline in Demented Depressed Patients: A Naturalistic 48 Months Follow-up Study

This presentation describes results of an integrative treatment  for patients with mixed dementia and depression and an arrest of memory loss for 48 months.

Valentin Bragin, MD, PhD(1), Marina Chemodanova, PhD, MEd(1), Ilya Bragin, MD(1), Narmina Dzhafarova, MD, DO(1), Irina Mescher, MD(1), Pavlo Chernyavskyy, BA(1), Gjumrakch Aliev, MD, PhD.(2)

(1) Stress Relief and Memory Training Center, Brooklyn, New York, NY USA,
(2) School of Health Science and Healthcare Administration, University of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, USA

Poster presented at the 6th Canadian Conference on Dementia, Montreal, Canada, October 27-29, 2011

Combined Physical Exercises and Cognitive Training as a Part of the Rehabilitation Model in Alzheimer's Disease

Physical and mental exercises in combined rehabilitation model in dementia/depression for a modification of cerebral blood flow in home base program.

Valentin Bragin M.D., PhD, Ilya Bragin M.D.
Stress Relief and Memory Training Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Poster presented at the 6th Canadian Conference on Dementia, Montreal, Canada, October 27-29, 2011

Rehabilitation Model for Alzheimer's Disease as a Combined Treatment Strategy to Postpone Cognitive Decline in Real Life, Depressed, Medically ill and Physically Disabled Patients

This presentation describes a innovative novel, rehabilitation model for dementia/depression, based on pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease and multiple intervention modalities.

Valentin Bragin, M.D., Ph. D, Ilya Bragin M.D.
Stress Relief and Memory Training Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA.

Poster presented at the 10th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry, Prague, Czech Republic, May 29 –June 2, 2011

A Computerized Memory Training Protocol for People with Depression and Cognitive Deficit

Valentin Bragin, M.D., PhD, Marina Chemodanova, PhD, MEd, Aysik Vaysman, M.D., PhD, Ilya Bragin BS, Eugene Grinayt, PhD Pavlo Chernyavskyy.

Stress Relief and Memory Training Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA.

Poster presented at the IPA 14th International Congress in Montréal, Canada. 2009 September 1-5

Preservation of Cognitive Functioning in Depressed, Demented Geriatric Patients with Cardiovascular Risk Factors: An Ongoing 3 Year Naturalistic Study

Valentin Bragin, M.D., PhD, Marina Chemodanova, MEd,? Narmina Dzhafarova D.O. M.D., Ilya Bragin,BS,? Pavlo Chernyavskyy,BS, Gjumrakch Aliev, M.D., Ph.D.

Stress Relief and Memory Training Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA.and Electron Microscopy Research Center, San Antonio, TX, USA

Poster presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease, Vienna, Austria. 2009, July 11-16

Preservation of Learning Abilities in People with Dementia and Depression with Different Level of Cognitive Impairment

Valentin Bragin, M.D., PhD, Gjumrakch Aliev, M.D., PhD, Marina Chemodanova, PhD, MEd, Aysik Vaysman, M.D., PhD, Ilya Bragin, BS, Pavlo Chernyavskyy, BS, Eugene Grinayt, MS.

Stress Relief and Memory Training Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA and Electron Microscopy Research Center, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Poster presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease, Vienna, Austria. 2009, July 11-16

Assessment of Working Memory Profile (Words, Numbers, Shapes, Pictures and Textures) in Elderly Patients with Depression Utilizing the N-Back Task

Valentin Bragin, Marina Chemodanova, Aysik Vaysman, Ilya Bragin, Eugene Grinayt, Marina Ruditser.

Stress Relief and Memory Training Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA.

Poster presented at the IPA 2008 European Meeting in Dublin, Ireland. 2008 April 8-11

Increase Caregiver's Participation in the Treatment of Patients with Alzheimer's Disease.

Valentin Bragin, M.D., PhD, Katherine Bragin, LMSW, Marina Chemodanova, M.Ed., Ph.D., Leonid Katsov, MSW. Stress Relief and Memory Training Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA. Poster presented at the 15th Annual Dementia Care Conference, Chicago, IL.  USA. 2007 August 26-29

Cognitive Performance Improves in Patient with Depression and Early Dementia During Four Years of Combined Treatment: A Case Study

Valentin Bragin, Marina Chemodanova, Narmina Dzhafarova, Ilya Bragin.

Stress Relief and Memory Training Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA. 

Poster at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Prevention of Dementia. Washington, D.C., USA. 2007, June 9 -12.  P-016

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