A novel approach to the determination and characterization of HIV dementia.

  title={A novel approach to the determination and characterization of HIV dementia.},
  author={Pim Y Brouwers and Erich Mohr and Katherine Hildebrand and Miriam Hendricks and Jules J. Claus and Ida Sue Baron and Mary Young and Phillip G. Pierce},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  volume={23 2},
BACKGROUND Neuropsychological studies of the pattern and extent of cognitive impairment in HIV-infected patients have mostly used deviations from control values and/or cut-off scores as criteria for classification of dementia. There is, however, no agreement as to how to define impairment, and classification is imprecise. METHOD The current study used a dementia classification matrix, developed with a step-wise linear discriminant analysis of neuropsychological data from patients with primary… CONTINUE READING


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