The effects of preclinical dementia on estimates of normal cognitive functioning in aging.

@article{Sliwinski1996TheEO,
  title={The effects of preclinical dementia on estimates of normal cognitive functioning in aging.},
  author={Martin J. Sliwinski and Richard B. Lipton and Herman Buschke and Walter F. Stewart},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={1996},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={P217-25}
}
Individuals with preclinical dementia have begun to decline cognitively, but still perform within normal limits on cognitive testing. As a group, subjects with preclinical dementia have lower scores on neuropsychological tests than their dementia-free counterparts. This study examines the effects of preclinical dementia on estimates of normal cognitive function in the aged using data from a longitudinal study. Individuals with preclinical dementia at baseline were retrospectively identified… CONTINUE READING

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