The association between head trauma and Alzheimer's disease.

  title={The association between head trauma and Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Amy Borenstein Graves and Emily White and Thomas D. Koepsell and Burton V Reifler and Gerald van Belle and Eric B. Larson and Murray A. Raskind},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={131 3},
The relation between head trauma and Alzheimer's disease was one of four major risk factors explored in a case-control study of 130 matched pairs; cases were clinically diagnosed between January 1980 and June 1985 at two geriatric psychiatric clinics in Seattle, Washington, and controls were friends or nonblood relatives of the cases. Subjects were matched by age, sex, and relationship between the case and his or her surrogate respondent. Head injuries which resulted in a loss of consciousness… CONTINUE READING
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