Marvi Rizwan

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Psychotic symptoms occur commonly in Alzheimer's disease (AD), predict a more rapid rate of cognitive decline and increase the risk of aggressive behaviour. Seventy patients with probable AD, recruited from an old age psychiatry service, were assessed to determine the prevalence and clinical correlates of delusions and hallucinations. Psychiatric symptoms(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the level and clinical correlates of aggressive behaviour in Alzheimer's disease (AD). METHOD Seventy patients with probable AD were rated using validated assessment instruments including the Rating Scale for Aggressive Behaviour in the Elderly (RAGE). RESULTS Thirty-one subjects were rated as at least mildly aggressive during the(More)
OBJECTIVE Previous investigations provide evidence of an association of hypogonadism with type 2 diabetes in men, and low testosterone levels have been regarded a risk factor for the disease. Since a strong genetic predisposition to type 2 diabetes has been demonstrated, here we investigate a possible tendency towards hypogonadism in young male offspring of(More)
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