Rachel Waldman

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The dementia of Alzheimer's disease (AD) results primarily from degeneration of neurons that furnish glutamatergic corticocortical connections that subserve cognition. Although neuron death is minimal in the absence of AD, age-related cognitive decline does occur in animals as well as humans, and it decreases quality of life for elderly people. Age-related(More)
In an effort to evaluate a new Conjoint Psychiatric-Medical Unit, depressed patients treated on the service are compared with depressed patients treated on the same unit when it was a psychiatric service. Recidivism, return to responsibilities, and patient satisfaction are the parameters that are compared, and no significant differences are noted. These(More)
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