Alcohol-related dementia in the institutionalized elderly.

  title={Alcohol-related dementia in the institutionalized elderly.},
  author={Peter L. Carlen and Mary Pat McAndrews and Rachel T Weiss and Maurice Dongier and Jill M Forcina Hill and E Menzano and Karl Farcnik and Joseph Abarbanel and Matthew Eastwood},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  volume={18 6},
This study examined the distribution of alcohol-related and other dementias in a sample of 130 cognitively impaired residents of long-term care facilities in a Northern Ontario community. Study procedures entailed standardized psychiatric, neurological, and neuropsychological evaluations. Diagnoses of dementia of the Alzheimer type (DAT) and vascular dementia were based on criteria of the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke and the Alzheimer's Disease and… CONTINUE READING