Autobiographical memory decline in Alzheimer’s disease, a theoretical and clinical overview

@article{Haj2015AutobiographicalMD,
  title={Autobiographical memory decline in Alzheimer’s disease, a theoretical and clinical overview},
  author={Mohamad El Haj and Pascal Antoine and J. L. Nandrino and Dimitrios Kapogiannis},
  journal={Ageing Research Reviews},
  year={2015},
  volume={23},
  pages={183-192}
}
Autobiographical memory, or memory for personal experiences, allows individuals to define themselves and construct a meaningful life story. Decline of this ability, as observed in Alzheimer's disease (AD), results in an impaired sense of self and identity. In our model (AMAD: Autobiographical Memory in Alzheimer's Disease), we present a critical review of theories and findings regarding cognitive and neuroanatomical underpinnings of autobiographical memory and its decline in AD and highlight… CONTINUE READING

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