Anne Quittre

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A dedicated training program for teaching a patient with Alzheimer's disease to independently use an agenda is presented. This training capitalises on preserved cognitive abilities and incorporates principles from learning theories. This case study reports the effective use of a memory book for daily life activities and of a digital clock for time(More)
Apathy, defined as a reduction in voluntary goal-directed behaviors, is one of the most common behavioral symptoms encountered in Alzheimer disease (AD). However, the processes underlying the different components of apathy are still unclear. The aim of this study was to explore a particularly important aspect of executive function in daily life:(More)
Assessment of daily living activities is essential in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Most current tools quantitatively assess overall ability but provide little qualitative information on individual difficulties. Only a few tools allow therapists to evaluate stereotyped activities and record different types of errors. We capitalised on the Kitchen(More)
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