Luigi Amaducci memorial award winner's paper 2003. A neurologist's view of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

@article{Katzman2004LuigiAM,
  title={Luigi Amaducci memorial award winner's paper 2003. A neurologist's view of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.},
  author={Robert Katzman},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={259-73}
}
Senile dementia was the third most common admission diagnosis for New York psychiatric hospitals at the start of the twentieth century and the distinction between vascular and senile dementia was understood by psychiatrists even then. The term Alzheimer's disease (AD) was originally introduced to distinguish a pre-senile dementia from the common general paresis, but Alzheimer raised the possibility that pre-senile AD might not be distinguishable in clinical or histological terms from senile… CONTINUE READING