Behavioural and psychological symptoms in vascular dementia; differences between small- and large-vessel disease.

@article{Staekenborg2010BehaviouralAP,
  title={Behavioural and psychological symptoms in vascular dementia; differences between small- and large-vessel disease.},
  author={Salka S Staekenborg and Tanja Su and Elisabeth C.W. van Straaten and Roger Lane and Philip Scheltens and Frederik Barkhof and Wiesje Maria van der Flier},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={81 5},
  pages={547-51}
}
AIM The authors investigated the prevalence of behavioural and psychological symptoms in vascular dementia (VaD) from baseline data of the VantagE study and compared the severity and relative frequency of symptoms between small-vessel VaD and large-vessel VaD. METHODS Behavioural and psychological symptoms of 484 VaD patients included in a large multicentre clinical trial (registration number NCT00099216) were determined using the 12-item Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI). Symptoms were… CONTINUE READING