Geographical knowledge in patients with Alzheimer's disease.

  title={Geographical knowledge in patients with Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={William Beatty and Noam Bernstein},
  journal={Journal of geriatric psychiatry and neurology},
  volume={2 2},
Geographical knowledge, a measure of remote memory for visuospatial information, was studied in mildly and moderately demented patients who met NINCDS-Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association criteria for Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease patients were moderately impaired on a test that emphasizes locating gross features of US geography and profoundly impaired in locating cities on a map of the region of the United States in which they resided. The possibility that… CONTINUE READING

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