Anosognosia in Dementia

@article{Wilson2016AnosognosiaID,
  title={Anosognosia in Dementia},
  author={Robert S. Wilson and Joel Sytsma and Lisa L. Barnes and Patricia A. Boyle},
  journal={Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={16},
  pages={1-6}
}
Progressive decline in memory (and other functions) is the defining feature of late-life dementia but affected individuals are often unaware of this impairment. This article reviews recent research on anosognosia in dementia, including methods of assessing anosognosia, its prevalence and developmental course in dementia, its occurrence in different forms of dementia, neuroimaging findings, and hypothesized component mechanisms. The results suggest that anosognosia is eventually exhibited by… 

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