Chaido Z Messini

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There is evidence that proneness to experience psychological distress is a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD). In the present study, an attempt is made to examine the possible association between stressful events and cognitive impairment of the elderly, based on a sample of 1271 patients (500 male, 771 female) diagnosed with dementia according to the(More)
BACKGROUND Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) patients are at increased risk of developing dementia. There is a conflict if cognitive interventions can improve cognitive and functional performances in order to delay the development of dementia. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to examine the effectiveness of a holistic cognitive rehabilitation program on patients(More)
INTRODUCTION Dementia constitutes an increasingly prevalent cognitive disorder with serious socioeconomic implications. AIMS In the present study, we aimed to evaluate the efficacy of aniracetam, either as monotherapy or combined with cholinesterase inhibitors (ChEIs), in terms of several neuropsychological parameters, in a considerable number of patients(More)
INTRODUCTION The diagnosis of Parkinson's disease is mainly clinical. DaT SCAN may help in difficult cases. Depression is also a clinical diagnosis and is common and persistent symptom in Parkinson's disease. Dementia is very often in Parkinson's disease, but usually not at the first stages. The treatment of each of the above symptoms is difficult and a lot(More)
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