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Living with Dementia

Alzheimer Type

Cognition and Cognitive Testing

As noted above, the diagnoses of mild cognitive impairment and dementia of the Alzheimer type both require the presence of memory impairment. To distinguish between MCI and DAT, it is important to determine the degree and course of memory impairment, the presence or absence of additional domains of cognitive dysfunction, and the impact of… Cognition and Cognitive Testing   

Structural Imaging

An important advance in the evaluation of people with suspected dementia of the Alzheimer type is the use of structural imaging to assess in vivo neuroanatomical changes. This technique can also be used in conjunction with neuropsychological test data to better understand the relationship between the structural brain changes and the cognitive… Structural Imaging   

I have Alzheimer Disease

burden of dementia1 - cholesterol1 - mixed forms1 - baroness thatcher1 - clinical observations1 - gum disease1 - healthy weight1 - deep-brain stimulation3 - people with dementia4 - apolipoprotein e2 - autosomal dominant gene mutation1 - amyloid beta8 - tau tangles1 - urinary incontinence2 - amyloid hypothesis1 - antipsychotics1 - mini-cognitive assessment1 - cerebrovascular disease1 - brain changes1 - frontal-lobe degeneration1 - executive function1 - parkinsons5 - thc1 - confusion3 - mitochondria1 - high oestrogen levels1 - early cognitive loss or dementia1 - vesanic dementia2 - misplacing items1 - rem-sleep behavior disorder1 -