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OBJECTIVE To examine the presence of different dimensions of unawareness in patients with probable Alzheimer's disease. METHODS A consecutive series of 170 patients with probable Alzheimer's disease were assessed with the anosognosia questionnaire-dementia (AQ-D) which includes items related to cognitive deficits and behavioural problems. RESULTS A(More)
Declarative and procedural learning were assessed in patients with probable Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and major depression, patients with AD and no depression, patients with major depression but no dementia, and a group of age-comparable nondemented and nondepressed normal controls. AD patients showed significant deficits in declarative but not in procedural(More)
The Mini-Mental State Exam (MMSE) is a brief cognitive test that assesses several cognitive domains, such as orientation, attention, concentration, memory, language, and constructional abilities. While the MMSE was found to be valid and reliable in the diagnosis of moderate dementia, its sensitivity and specificity for the diagnosis of mild dementia has(More)
Some of the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are the same as for disrupted circadian rhythm. Activity level is frequently used to study circadian rhythm. Continuous waist activity measurements taken every minute 24 h/day for from 5 to 7 days in 10 controls and from 2 to 7 days in 8 patients with CFS yielded two primary findings: (a) lower daytime(More)
  • L Jason
  • 1975
A body of research data is reviewed pointing to considerable intellectual lag and nonstandard linguistic abilities among the disadvantaged. While "difference" and "deficit" theorists interpret these findings differently, many observers agree that early educational intervention may be a useful approach to such problems. A series of early intervention(More)
1 This is a sample outline. Actual course outline may vary in structure, required readings, texts and assignments. See UVic calendar. Date: This is a sample outline from 2009. Your course outline may vary in structure, required readings, texts, and assignments. • Review the trans-theoretical model of change and other theoretical approaches to addiction and(More)
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