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Diagnosis and management of dementia with Lewy bodies
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The dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) Consortium has revised criteria for the clinical and pathologic diagnosis of DLB incorporating new information about the core clinical features and suggesting improved methods to assess them. Expand
Consensus guidelines for the clinical and pathologic diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB): report of the consortium on DLB international workshop.
Recent neuropathologic autopsy studies found that 15 to 25% of elderly demented patients have Lewy bodies (LB) in their brainstem and cortex, and in hospital series this may constitute the mostExpand
Consensus guidelines for the clinical and pathologic diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)
Recent neuropathologic autopsy studies found that 15 to 25% of elderly demented patients have Lewy bodies (LB) in their brainstem and cortex, and in hospital series this may constitute the mostExpand
Autism as a disorder of neural information processing: directions for research and targets for therapy*
The broad variation in phenotypes and severities within autism spectrum disorders suggests the involvement of multiple predisposing factors, interacting in complex ways with normal developmentalExpand
Why people see things that are not there: A novel Perception and Attention Deficit model for recurrent complex visual hallucinations
As many as two million people in the United Kingdom repeatedly see people, animals, and objects that have no objective reality. Hallucinations on the border of sleep, dementing illnesses, delirium,Expand
Aromatherapy as a safe and effective treatment for the management of agitation in severe dementia: the results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with Melissa.
BACKGROUND Behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia are frequent and are a major management problem, especially for patients with severe cognitive impairment. Preliminary reports haveExpand
Acetylcholine in mind: a neurotransmitter correlate of consciousness?
The cholinergic system is one of the most important modulatory neurotransmitter systems in the brain and controls activities that depend on selective attention, which are an essential component ofExpand
Cholinergic activity in autism: abnormalities in the cerebral cortex and basal forebrain.
OBJECTIVE Measures of cholinergic transmitter activity were investigated in patients with autism because of reported neuropathological abnormalities in cholinergic nuclei in the basal forebrain. Expand
Dementia with Lewy bodies.
The objective was to summarize recent findings about the clinical features, diagnosis and investigation of dementia with Lewy (DLB) bodies, together with its neuropathology, neurochemistry andExpand
D2 dopamine receptor gene (DRD2) Taq1 A polymorphism: reduced dopamine D2 receptor binding in the human striatum associated with the A1 allele.
The relationship between a dopamine D2 receptor genetic polymorphism at the Taq1 A locus and the level of D2 receptor binding was investigated in normal, middle aged to elderly subjects with noExpand
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