Differential impairment of semantic and episodic memory in Alzheimer's and Huntington's diseases: a controlled prospective study.

@article{Hodges1990DifferentialIO,
  title={Differential impairment of semantic and episodic memory in Alzheimer's and Huntington's diseases: a controlled prospective study.},
  author={John R. Hodges and David P. Salmon and Nelson Butters},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1990},
  volume={53 12},
  pages={1089-95}
}
A controlled prospective study compared the performance of 14 patients with dementia of Alzheimer type (DAT) and 14 patients with Huntington's Disease (HD), who were matched for overall level of dementia, on a battery of semantic and episodic memory tests. The DAT patients were significantly more impaired on measures of delayed verbal and figural episodic memory, and in addition showed a more rapid rate of decline on tests which depend upon the integrity of semantic knowledge (naming, number… CONTINUE READING
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