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OBJECTIVES To investigate financial capacity in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease (AD) using a clinician interview approach. DESIGN Cross-sectional. SETTING Tertiary care medical center. PARTICIPANTS Healthy older adults (n=75) and patients with amnestic MCI (n=58), mild AD (n=97), and moderate AD (n=31). (More)
Knowledge about the psychiatric factors affecting dermatologic illness is far from conclusive. Studies in the past decade have strengthened concepts regarding associated psychological factors. Many dermatologic conditions are now considered in the context of genetic predisposition, personality, and biopsychosocial factors. Several psychotropic medications(More)
The authors reviewed the literature to assess the relationship between psychological factors and gastrointestinal conditions. The conditions that were found to be more relevant and worthy of future investigation were nonulcerative dyspepsia, inflammatory bowel disease (regional enteritis), and irritable bowel syndrome. The pertinent findings suggest that an(More)
OBJECTIVE Heart failure (HF) and depression are both common in older adults, and the presence of depression is known to worsen HF outcomes. For community-dwelling older adults, admission to a nursing home (NH) is associated with loss of independent living and poor outcomes. The objective of this study was to examine the effect of depression on NH admission(More)
1. The cortex at the base of the central fissure, that is the fronto-parietal operculum, represents primary sensory receptive cortex for gustatory modalities. 2. This primary receptive cortex for taste is linked to the anterior Island of Reil by short inter- and intracortical association fibers. Thus the anterior island is a gustatory association area(More)
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