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Early diagnosis of Alzheimer dementia?

  • C. Lind
  • M. Mraz
  • C. Wöber
  • I. Marschall
  • L. Deecke
  • P. Dal-Bianco
Part of the Journal of Neural Transmission book series (NEURAL SUPPL, volume 33)

Summary

The main problems in early diagnosis of Alzheimer dementia (AD) are:
  1. 1.

    The differentiation between normal aging and AD i.e. difficulties in the assessment of cognitive disturbances in the healthy elderly and in early demented subjects.

     
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    Interference with other dementia syndromes.

     
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    Lack of information in the population and among physicians about the different causes and courses of dementia syndromes. The first two aspects are discussed in this paper.

     

Keywords

Normal Aging Alzheimer Dementia Clinical Dementia Rating Alzheimer Type Senile Dementia 
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© Springer-Verlag 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Lind
    • 1
  • M. Mraz
    • 2
  • C. Wöber
    • 2
  • I. Marschall
    • 2
  • L. Deecke
    • 2
  • P. Dal-Bianco
    • 2
  1. 1.Neurologische UniversitätsklinikWienAustria
  2. 2.Neurology University ClinicViennaAustria

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