Semantic Verbal Fluency Pattern, Dementia Rating Scores and Adaptive Behavior Correlate With Plasma Aβ42 Concentrations in Down Syndrome Young Adults

@inproceedings{Hoyo2015SemanticVF,
  title={Semantic Verbal Fluency Pattern, Dementia Rating Scores and Adaptive Behavior Correlate With Plasma Aβ42 Concentrations in Down Syndrome Young Adults},
  author={Laura del Hoyo and L Xicota and Gonzalo S{\'a}nchez-Benavides and Aida M Cuenca-Royo and Susana de Sola and Klaus Langohr and Ana Beatriz Fagundo and Mag{\'i} Farr{\'e} and Mara Dierssen and Rafael de la Torre},
  booktitle={Front. Behav. Neurosci.},
  year={2015}
}
Down syndrome (DS) is an intellectual disability (ID) disorder in which language and specifically, verbal fluency are strongly impaired domains; nearly all adults show neuropathology of Alzheimer's disease (AD), including amyloid deposition by their fifth decade of life. In the general population, verbal fluency deficits are considered a strong AD predictor being the semantic verbal fluency task (SVFT) a useful tool for enhancing early diagnostic. However, there is a lack of information about… CONTINUE READING

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