Predicting cognitive decline in healthy older adults.

  title={Predicting cognitive decline in healthy older adults.},
  author={Celeste A. de Jager and Andrew D. Blackwell and Marc M. Budge and Barbara J. Sahakian},
  journal={The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry},
  volume={13 8},
OBJECTIVE Authors performed a neuropsychological determination of which individuals in a group of community-dwelling, healthy elderly volunteers would develop cognitive decline. METHODS A group of 155 volunteers reporting good memory and thinking participated in a prospective study over 4 years. Authors monitored cognitive functioning and incidence of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)/Alzheimer disease (AD). RESULTS Baseline assessment revealed a subgroup of participants with deficits in… CONTINUE READING

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