Agraphia in Alzheimer’s Disease

@article{Croisile1999AgraphiaIA,
  title={Agraphia in Alzheimer’s Disease},
  author={Bernard Croisile},
  journal={Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders},
  year={1999},
  volume={10},
  pages={226 - 230}
}
  • B. Croisile
  • Published 11 May 1999
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders
Writing disorders are an early manifestation of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), often more severe than language difficulties. AD patients produce shorter and less informative written descriptions of a complex picture than controls. These abbreviated texts also include many intrusions, semantic substitutions, and misspellings. Syntactic difficulties are characterized by a reduction of subordinate clauses rather than by the occurrence of grammatical errors. Lexical spelling is systematically more… Expand
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