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Alzheimer and his disease: a brief history
More than 100 years ago, Alois Alzheimer first described the clinical and pathological features of an unusual brain disease during the meeting of the Society of Southwest German Psychiatrists inExpand
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‘I am dead’: Cotard syndrome and dementia
Abstract Background: Cotard syndrome is a rare condition whose main feature is a nihilistic delusion ranging from the denial of body parts to that of the existence of one’s own life or even theExpand
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Alzheimer's disease: Influence of nutritional status on cognitive deficits, behavioral symptoms and caregiver's burden
2009); were assessed for BPS using the Neuropsychiatric Inventory Questionnaire (NPI-Q). Dementia stage was established with the Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR). Results: 137 patients (96.5%)Expand
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The phantom and the supernumerary phantom limb: historical review and new case
The way we experience the world is determined by the way our brain works. The phantom limb phenomenon, which is a delusional belief of the presence of a non-existent limb, has a particularExpand
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Psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Scales for Outcomes in Parkinson's disease- Cognition (SCOPA-Cog)
The Scales for Outcomes in Parkinson’s disease-Cognition (SCOPA-Cog) has been shown to be a clinimetrically rigorous and valid instrument for a disease-oriented neuropsychological assessment ofExpand
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Uncommon and/or bizarre features of dementia: Part III
Clinical neurologists have long recognized that dementia can present as atypical or variant syndromes/symptoms. This study aimed at describing uncommon or bizarre symptoms/syndromes observed inExpand
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Daily functioning and dementia
Abstract. Dementia is characterized by a decline in memory, language, problem-solving and in other cognitive domains that affect a person’s ability to perform everyday activities and socialExpand
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La malattia di Alzheimer e la sindrome di Down: un infelice connubio
Riassunto Introduzione I soggetti affetti da sindrome di Down (SD) presentano un rischio elevato di sviluppare nella mezza eta la malattia di Alzheimer (MA). Entrambi i disturbi sono caratterizzatiExpand
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P4-216: The caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s disease: The impact of personality traits on stress perception
sion over time in a memory clinic population of non-institutionalized patients. Methods: 45 dementia patients in a memory clinic and their caregivers were followed over 2 years. Cognition, function,Expand