Chesley E Wells

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  • C E Wells
  • 1978
The author discusses the current state of clinical and pathological knowledge regarding chronic brain disease, focusing particularly on the dementias. His review of clinical studies deals with diagnostic issues and methods, etiology, and treatment. More basic research on brain alterations with aging, their relation to clinical manifestations of dementia,(More)
A patient is described who experienced pseudodementia as a conversion reaction. The patient was considered to be demented originally because of the evidence for profound cognitive impairment elicited on mental state examination. Careful analysis of the patient's verbal production in unstructured situations and of her behavior inthe hospital permitted a(More)