Functional ability in executive variant Alzheimer's disease and typical Alzheimer's disease.

@article{BackMadruga2002FunctionalAI,
  title={Functional ability in executive variant Alzheimer's disease and typical Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Carla Back-Madruga and Kyle Brauer Boone and John Briere and Jeffrey L. Cummings and Susan McPherson and Lynn Fairbanks and Elizabeth K. Thompson},
  journal={The Clinical neuropsychologist},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={331-40}
}
A frontal, or executive, variant of Alzheimer's disease (EAD) has been described in the literature in which frontal dysfunction accompanies temporal and parietal changes in the early stages of the illness. However, no study has empirically investigated associated aspects, such as neuropsychiatric symptoms, instrumental activities of daily living, or caregiver burden in this EAD subgroup. We compared the performance of two subgroups of mild Alzheimer's disease patients (e.g., EAD and typical… CONTINUE READING