Anosognosia and neuropsychiatric symptoms and disorders in mild Alzheimer disease and mild cognitive impairment.

@article{Spalletta2012AnosognosiaAN,
  title={Anosognosia and neuropsychiatric symptoms and disorders in mild Alzheimer disease and mild cognitive impairment.},
  author={Gianfranco Spalletta and Paolo Girardi and Carlo Caltagirone and Maria Donata Orfei},
  journal={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={761-72}
}
Anosognosia is a multidimensional phenomenon that negatively affects course of illness. This study aimed to explore the association between anosognosia and neuropsychiatric phenomena in mild Alzheimer's disease (AD) and in mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The Anosognosia Questionnaire for Dementia to assess anosognosia, and the Neuropsychiatric Inventory to assess neuropsychiatric symptoms were administered to 209 patients (103 mild AD, 52 amnestic-MCI, and 54 amnestic multidomain-MCI… CONTINUE READING