Tânia Maria da Silva Novaretti

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BACKGROUND Verbal fluency (VF) tasks are simple and efficient clinical tools to detect executive dysfunction and lexico-semantic impairment. VF tasks are widely used in patients with suspected dementia, but their accuracy for detection of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is still under investigation. Schooling in particular may influence the subject's(More)
Differential diagnosis between dementia and psychiatric disorders. Diagnostic criteria and supplementary exams. 288 Dementia and psychiatric disorders: differential diagnosis Bottino CMC, et al. Abstract – In 2005, the Scientific Department of Cognitive Neurology and Aging of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology published recommendations for the diagnosis of(More)
Previous studies reported that depressed subjects had more signal hyperintensities on magnetic resonance imaging scans than control subjects, but the subjects had cerebrovascular disease risk factors. This study used subjects with a history of major depression and matched comparison subjects, screened to exclude cerebrovascular risk factors, to determine(More)
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