Sibel Akyol Klimstra, M.D.



Journal Articles

Roth A, Akyol S, Nelson JC. Delirium associated with the combination of a neuroleptic, an SSRI, and benztropine. J Clin Psychiatry 1994; 55:492-495.

Kiosses DN, Klimstra S, Murphy C, Alexopoulos GS. Executive dysfunction and disability in elderly patients with major depression. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2001; 9:269-274.

Raue PJ, Alexopoulos GS, Bruce ML, Klimstra S, Mulsant BH, Gallo JJ. The systematic assessment of depressed elderly primary care patients. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 2001; 16:560-569.

Wiener PK, Kiosses DN, Klimstra S, Murphy C, Alexopoulos GS. A short-term inpatient program for agitated demented nursing home residents. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 2001; 16:866-872

Meyers BS, Klimstra S, Gabriele M, Hamilton M, Kakuma T, Tirumalasetti F, et al. Continuation treatment of delusional depression in older adults. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2001; 9:415-422.

Alexopoulos GS, Kiosses DN, Klimstra S, Kalayam B, Bruce ML. Clinical presentation of the "depression-executive dysfunction syndrome" of late life. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2001; 10:98-106.

Young RC, Kiosses D, Heo M, Schulberg HC, Murphy C, Klimstra S, deAsis JM, Alexopoulos GS. Age and ratings of manic psychopathology. Bipolar Disorders 2007; 9: 301-304.

Alexopoulos GS, Murphy CF, Gunning-Dixon FM, Kalayam B, Katz R, Kanellopoulos D, Etwaroo GR, Klimstra S, Foxe JJ. Event-related potentials in an emotional go/no-go task and remission of geriatric depression.  Neuroreport 2007; 18:217-221.

Gunning-Dixon, Hoptman, M, Lim K, Murphy C, Klimstra S, Latoussakis V, Majcher-Tascio M, Hrabe J, Ardekani B, Alexopoulos G. Macromolecular white matter abnormalities in geriatric depression: a magnetization transfer imaging study. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2008; 16: 255-262.

Alexopoulos GS, Murphy CF, Gunning-Dixon FM, Latoussakis V, Kanellopoulos D, Klimstra S, Lim KO, Hoptman MJ. Microstructural white matter abnormalities and remission of geriatric depression. Am J Psychiatry 2008; 165:238-244

Raue PJ, Schulberg HC, Heo M, Klimstra S, Bruce ML. Patients’ depression treatment preferences and initiation, adherence, and outcome: a randomized primary care study. Psych Services 2009; 60:337-343.

Klimstra S, Mahgoub N. Psychosis of Alzheimer’s disease.  Psych Ann 39: 2009; 10-14. 

Gunning-Dixon FM, Cheng J, Murphy CF, Kanellopoulos D, Acuna J, Hoptman MJ,  Klimstra S, Morimoto S, Weinberg J, Alexopoulos GS. Anterior cingulate cortical volumes and treatment remission of geriatric depression. Int J Ger Psych 2009; 24: 829-836.

Alexopoulos GS, Murphy CF, Gunning-Dixon FM, Glatt CE, Latoussakis V, Kelly RE, Kanellopoulos D, Klimstra S, Lim KO, Young RC, Hoptman MJ. Serotonin transporter polymorphisms, microstructural white matter abnormalities and remission of geriatric depression.  J Affective Dis 2009; 119: 132-141.

Brown EL, Raue PJ, Klimstra S, Mlodzianowski AE, Greenberg RL, Bruce ML. An Intervention to improve nurse-physician communication in depression care. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2010; 18 :483-490.

Gunning-Dixon FM, Walton M, Cheng J, Acuna J, Klimstra S , Zimmerman ME, Brickman A, Hoptman MJ, Young, RC, Alexopoulos GS. MRI Signal hyperintensities and treatment remission of geriatric depression.  J Affect Disord  2010; 126: 395-401.    

Mahgoub N, Singh  A,  Klimstra S. A 65 year-old woman with self-injurious behavior: a case report. J Am Geriatr 2010: 58: 1422-1423.

Mahgoub N,  Klimstra S, Kotbi N, Docherty J. Self-injurious behavior in the nursing home  setting.  Int J of Ger Psych 2010; 26: 27-30.
Klimstra S, Mahgoub N. Alcohol and substance use disorders in the geriatric psychiatry     inpatient (CME Activity) Psych Ann 2010; 40 : 282-285.

Singh A, Mahgoub N, Klimstra S. Apathy associated with a unilateral globus pallidus lesion:  a case report.   Int J of Ger Psych  2011; 26: 765-766.

Mahgoub N, Majdak P, Friedman DB, Klimstra S. Insomnia and risk of falling in older adults.  J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2012; 24:10005-10006.

Morimoto SS, Gunning FM, Kanellopoulos D, Murphy CF, Klimstra SA, Kelly RE Jr, Alexopoulos   GS. Semantic organizational strategy predicts verbal memory and remission rate of geriatric depression.  Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 2012; 27: 506-512. 

Mahgoub N, Avari J, Kalayam  B,  Klimstra S. Suicide risk assessment in patients with primary progressive aphasia. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 2012; 24:E26-E27. 

Book Chapters

Klimstra, S, Latoussakis, V, Kiosses, D, and Alexopoulos GS (2009). The geriatric unit. In S. S. Sharfstein, F. B. Dickerson & J. M. Oldham (Eds.), The Textbook of Hospital Psychiatry. (pp 71-87). Arlington, VA:American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.

Klimstra, S and Young, R (2009). Ninth case: bipolar disorder. In J Barnhill (Ed.), Approach to the Psychiatric Patient- Case-Based Essays . (pp.348-351). Washington, DC:American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
Latoussakis V, Klimstra S, Alexopoulos GS (2008). Geriatric depression, In R Moretti (Ed.) Hot Topics in Neurology and Psychiatry. (Issue 2). Italy: FBCommunication.

Latoussakis, V, Klimstra S and Alexopoulos GS (2009) The elderly psychiatric inpatient. In F. Ovsiew & R. Munich (Eds.) Principles of Inpatient Psychiatry. (pp 287-305). Baltimore, MD:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.


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