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Kye Kim

Professional and Research Interests

Dementia care models
Phenomenology and treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms among dementia patients
Caregiver burden associated with dementia care
Grief and grief therapy among dementia caregivers

Curriculum Vitae

Kye Y. Kim, M.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech
  Carilion School of Medicine and Attending Geriatric Psychiatrist, Catawba Geriatric Center/Catawba Hospital

Selected Publications

Chudhary AS, Hassan I, Murphy PF, Kim KY, Detweiler MB. Obsessive-compulsive symptoms in   schizophrenia and their correlates with schizophrenia psychopathology in veterans. Clinical Schizophrenia and Related Psychosis. Manuscript submitted.
Detweiler MB, Sullivan K, Sharma T, Kim KY, Detweiler JG. Case Reports of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome in Context of Quetiapine Use. Psychiatric Quarterly. 2013; 84: 523 – 541
Yeaman PA, Kim D, Alexander JL, Ewing H, Kim KY. Relationship of physical and functional independence and perceived quality of life of veteran patients with Alzheimer’s disease.  American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 2013; 30: 462 – 466.
Yeaman PA, Ford JL, Kim KY. Providing quality palliative care in end stage in Alzheimer’s disease. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 2013; 30: 499 – 502.
Ford JL, Linde BD, Gigliotti C, Kim KY. Grief experiences of three caregiving wives of veterans with dementia. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.  2013; 30: 137-145.
Sapra M, Sethi R, Chowdhury M, Kim K, Herbertson R. Utilization of antipsychotics in ambulatory elderly with dementia in an outpatient setting. Federal Practitioner. 2012; 29: 29-33.

Current Research Projects

Evaluation of a Web-based Decision Aid for People considering a Genetic Test for Alzheimer’s Risk.  Funded by the Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases Research Award Fund (ARDRAF), Virginia Commonwealth University. Co-PI (PI – Doris Zallen, PhD, Golde Holtzman, PhD)
Relationship of Functional Independence and Perceived Quality of Life of Veteran Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease in Ambulatory Care Setting: a Cross-sectional Study.  
Co-PI (PI – Mamta Sapra, MD)





    Kye Kim