The influence of white matter lesions on neuropsychological functioning in demented and non-demented 85-year-olds.

@article{Skoog1996TheIO,
  title={The influence of white matter lesions on neuropsychological functioning in demented and non-demented 85-year-olds.},
  author={Ingmar Skoog and Stig Berg and Birgitta Johansson and Bo Palmertz and Lars Arne Andreasson},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={1996},
  volume={93 2-3},
  pages={142-8}
}
White matter lesions on computed tomography of the head were studied in relation to neuropsychological functioning in subjects from a representative sample of non-demented (n = 134) and demented (n = 98) 85-year-olds. Non-demented subjects with white matter lesions (n = 46) scored significantly lower in tests of verbal ability (Synonyms), spatial ability (Block Design, Clock Test), perceptual speed (Identical forms), secondary memory (Thurstone Picture Memory), basic arithmetic (Coin Test) and… CONTINUE READING

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