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Mini‐Mental State Examination: a normative study in Italian elderly population
The Mini‐Mental State Examination (MMSE), a brief test to assess cognitive status, is heavily influenced by age and education. It was administered to 1019 elderly subjects (aged 65–89 years) livingExpand
Effectiveness of a cognitive rehabilitation program in mild dementia (MD) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI): a case control study.
Data support the evidence that neuropsychological rehabilitation is effective in Alzheimer disease (AD), to strengthen the pharmacological treatment to delay the progression of dementia. At moment, aExpand
Sensory Impairment and Quality of Life in a Community Elderly Population
Objective: To determine the association between quality of life measures and sensory impairment in aged individuals living at home.
Outcomes of a computer-based cognitive rehabilitation program on Alzheimer's disease patients compared with those on patients affected by mild cognitive impairment.
The aim of the present study is to evaluate the outcomes of a computer-based cognitive training on patients affected by Alzheimer's disease (AD) compared with the outcomes on patients affected byExpand
Special care units for demented patients: a multicenter study.
The local government of Regione Lombardia, Italy, recently (1994) funded a clinical and research project specifically devoted to dementia (Piano Alzheimer). A central role in this project has beenExpand
Behavioral Syndromes in Alzheimer’s Disease: Description and Correlates
Introduction: Behavioral disturbances in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are ill-defined conditions. We hypothesize that the many behavioral disturbances hitherto described and studied mightExpand
Insight in dementia: when does it occur? Evidence for a nonlinear relationship between insight and cognitive status.
Lack of insight or impaired awareness of deficits in patients with dementia is a relatively neglected area of study. The aim of this study was to evaluate insight in a group of demented patients withExpand
Depressive symptoms of Alzheimer caregivers are mainly due to personal rather than patient factors
Objectives. To investigate the predictors of caregiver's depressive symptoms in a sample of community‐dwelling Alzheimer's patients.
The Mini-Mental State Examination in Alzheimer's disease and multi-infarct dementia.
The aim of this study was to compare the performances on each item of the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and multi-infarct dementia (MID). In order toExpand
Contrasting Results Between Caregiver's Report and Direct Assessment of Activities of Daily Living in Patients Affected by Mild and Very Mild Dementia: The Contribution of the Caregiver's Personal
OBJECTIVE: To determine the level of agreement between the primary caregiver's report on patient activities of daily living (ADLs) and ADLs assessed directly in a sample of patients affected by veryExpand