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A brief cognitive test battery to differentiate Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal dementia
TLDR
The ACE is a brief and reliable bedside instrument for early detection of dementia, and offers a simple objective index to differentiate AD and FTD in mildly demented patients.
The History of Mental Symptoms: Descriptive Psychopathology Since the Nineteenth Century
Introduction Part I. The Object of Inquiry: 1. Matters historical 2. Descriptive psychopathology Part II. Cognition and Consciousness: 3. Disorders of perception 4. Thought disorder 5. Delusions 6.
The Cambridge Depersonalization Scale: a new instrument for the measurement of depersonalization.
TLDR
The Cambridge Depersonalization Scale is meant to capture the frequency and duration of depersonalized symptoms over the 'last 6 months' and showed high internal consistency and good reliability, and can be profitably used in both clinical and neurobiological research.
Perception, attention, and working memory are disproportionately impaired in dementia with Lewy bodies compared with Alzheimer's disease
TLDR
Patients with DLB have substantially greater impairment of attention, working memory, and visuoperceptual ability than patients with AD matched for overall dementia severity.
Cotard's syndrome: analysis of 100 cases
TLDR
A statistical analysis has been carried out of 100 cases of Cotard's syndrome to determine how this clinical concept has fared since its inception, finding no difference was found between men and women or between underlying diagnostic categories; age seemed to increase the likelihood of developing délire des négations.
Depersonalization: neurobiological perspectives
Disgust implicated in obsessive–compulsive disorder
TLDR
Impaired recognition of disgust is consistent with the neurology of OCD and with the idea that abnormal experience of disgust may be involved in the genesis of obsessions and compulsions.
Delusions as “Wrong Beliefs”: A Conceptual History
  • G. Berríos
  • Psychology
    British Journal of Psychiatry
  • 1 November 1991
It was a common view among 19th century historians and clinicians that the study of delusions was the study of insanity itself (Ball & Ritti, 1881). At the beginning of the 20th century, Jaspers
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