The Reversible Dementias: Do They Reverse?

  • A. Mark Clarfield
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 282)


Over the last two decades, the possibility of finding (and curing) the reversible dementias has gained wide currency. As a result, multiple bodies (1–4) and individuals (5–9) have recommended more or less extensive workups for the demented patient, hoping thereby to ensure that no potentially reversible cases are missed.


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  • A. Mark Clarfield
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  1. 1.Division of Geriatrics Sir Mortimer B. DavisJewish General HospitalMontrealCanada
  2. 2.McGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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