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Kristina Zdanys, M.D.photo of Kristina Zdanys, M.D.

Academic Title
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Yale University School of Medicine (MD) 2008

New York University School of Medicine, Psychiatry 2008-2012
Yale University School of Medicine, Geriatric Psychiatry 2012-2013

Areas of Special Clinical Interest
Geriatric Psychiatry
Alzheimer’s Disease

Board Certified
General Psychiatry
Geriatric Psychiatry

Selected Publications
Zdanys K.  (2013).  Neuropsychological testing.  In R. Tampi & D. Williamson (Eds.), Fundamentals of Geriatric Psychiatry (pp. 27-38).  Hauppauge, NY:  Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Zdanys, K & Tampi, RR. (2010).  Neuropsychological testing in the geriatric patient.  In E. Arzubi & E. Mambrino (Eds.), Neuropsychological Testing for Health Care Professionals (pp. 415-37).  New York:  Springer Publishing Company.

Tampi R, Aziz R, Kantrowitz J, Wilkins KM, Zdanys K, Muralee S. Carbamazepine and oxcarbazepine for the treatment of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 2. Art. No.:  CD007761. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007761.

Zdanys KF, Kleiman TG, et al. “BDNF variants, premorbid educational attainment, and disease characteristics in Alzheimer’s disease: an exploratory study.”  J Alzheimer’s Dis. 2009; 17(4): 887-98.

Mulkeen A, Zdanys K, Muralee S, & Tampi RR.  "Screening tools for late-life depression:  a review."  Depression:  Mind and Body.  2008; 3(4): 150-57.

Zdanys, K & Tampi, RR.  “A systematic review of off-label uses of memantine for psychiatric disorders.”  Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry.  2008; 32(6): 1362-74.

Zdanys KF, Kleiman TG, et al.  “Apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele increases risk for psychotic symptoms in Alzheimer's disease.”  Neuropsychopharmacology. 2007 Jan;32(1):171-9.

Kleiman T, Zdanys K, et al.  “Apolipoprotein E epsilon4 allele is unrelated to cognitive or functional decline in Alzheimer's disease: retrospective and prospective analysis.”  Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2006;22(1):73-82.

Educational Contribution
Students (MD)
Residents (MD)

Contact Information
Phone: 860-679-5446
Fax: 860-679-6736

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