Anosognosia, intrusions and 'frontal' functions in Alzheimer's disease and depression.


The relationship between anosognosia of memory deficit, intrusions and 'frontal' functions was investigated in 12 Alzheimer (DAT) patients, 12 depressed patients and 24 normal controls. DAT and depressed patients could not be dissociated according to the proportion of intrusion they produced in memory tasks. However, regardless of their clinical diagnosis… (More)