Alzheimer disease and related neurodegenerative diseases in elderly patients with schizophrenia: a postmortem neuropathologic study of 100 cases.

@article{Purohit1998AlzheimerDA,
  title={Alzheimer disease and related neurodegenerative diseases in elderly patients with schizophrenia: a postmortem neuropathologic study of 100 cases.},
  author={Dushyant P. Purohit and Daniel P. Perl and Vanram Haroutunian and Peter Powchik and Michael Davidson and Kenneth L. Davis},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1998},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={205-11}
}
BACKGROUND Clinical studies suggest that severe cognitive impairment is common among elderly patients with schizophrenia who reside in long-stay psychiatric institutions; however, previous autopsy-based neuropathologic investigations have provided conflicting results about the occurrence of Alzheimer disease (AD) in elderly patients with schizophrenia. We report the results of a comprehensive neuropathologic study performed to identify AD and other dementing neurodegenerative diseases in… CONTINUE READING
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