[Cognitive impairment not due to dementia].

@article{Wettstein2009CognitiveIN,
  title={[Cognitive impairment not due to dementia].},
  author={Albert Wettstein},
  journal={Praxis},
  year={2009},
  volume={98 21},
  pages={
          1237-9
        }
}
A 55 years old woman lived with the parents until they died. Recently, she refused to open her apartment for necessary repairs. An examination was possible only after police opened the apartment. She is in excellent physical health, has intact memory functions but reduced executive abilities. She has no delusion, but excessive fear from strangers as taught by her parents. The clinical impression of a debility is confirmed by enquiry at her relatives. The installation of a guardianship can give… CONTINUE READING