Attention network functioning in patients with dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer's disease.

BACKGROUND Attention deficits are at the core of the defects in neuropsychological performance which define both dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Alzheimer's disease (AD). Most studies have used separate tasks to test different attention abilities in patients with these diagnoses, precluding the assessment of any interaction among the different attention… CONTINUE READING