More severe functional impairment in dementia with lewy bodies than Alzheimer disease is related to extrapyramidal motor dysfunction.

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OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to compare functional impairments in dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Alzheimer disease (AD) and their relationship with motor and neuropsychiatric symptoms. METHODS The authors conducted a cross-sectional study of 84 patients with DLB or AD in a secondary care setting. Patients were diagnosed according to… (More)

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@article{McKeith2006MoreSF, title={More severe functional impairment in dementia with lewy bodies than Alzheimer disease is related to extrapyramidal motor dysfunction.}, author={Ian G. McKeith and Elise N. Rowan and Kristina Askew and A. Nadamuni Naidu and Louise M. Allan and Nicky A Barnett and Debbie J Lett and Urs Peter Mosimann and David J. Burn and John T. O'Brien}, journal={The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry}, year={2006}, volume={14 7}, pages={582-8} }