Deficits in narrative discourse elicited by visual stimuli are already present in patients with mild cognitive impairment

  title={Deficits in narrative discourse elicited by visual stimuli are already present in patients with mild cognitive impairment},
  author={Cl{\'a}udia Drummond and Gabriel Coutinho and Rochele Paz Fonseca and Naima Assunç{\~a}o and Alina Lebreiro Teldeschi and Ricardo de Oliveira-Souza and Jorge Moll and Fernanda Tovar-Moll and Paulo Mattos},
  booktitle={Front. Aging Neurosci.},
Language batteries used to assess the skills of elderly individuals, such as naming and semantic verbal fluency, present some limitations in differentiating healthy controls from patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (a-MCI). Deficits in narrative discourse occur early in dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease (AD), and the narrative discourse abilities of a-MCI patients are poorly documented. The present study sought to propose and evaluate parameters for investigating narrative… CONTINUE READING
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