Epidemiology of Alzheimer's presenile dementia in Scotland, 1974-88.

  title={Epidemiology of Alzheimer's presenile dementia in Scotland, 1974-88.},
  author={G McGonigal and Brian M. Thomas and C A McQuade and John M. Starr and W J Maclennan and Lawrence J. Whalley},
  volume={306 6879},
OBJECTIVE To describe the epidemiology of presenile Alzheimer's disease in Scotland from 1974 to 1988. DESIGN Retrospective review of hospital records of patients aged less than 73 years admitted to psychiatric hospital with various diagnoses of dementia. Diagnoses were classified by National Institute for Communicative Disorders and Stroke and Alzheimer… CONTINUE READING