The progression of cognition, psychiatric symptoms, and functional abilities in dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer disease.

@article{Stavitsky2006ThePO,
  title={The progression of cognition, psychiatric symptoms, and functional abilities in dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer disease.},
  author={Karina Stavitsky and Adam M. Brickman and Nikolaos Scarmeas and Rebecca L Torgan and M. Tang and Marilyn S. Albert and Jason Brandt and Deborah Blacker and Yaakov Stern},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={63 10},
  pages={1450-6}
}
BACKGROUND Although dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) may be one of most common forms of dementia, relatively little is known about its cognitive and functional course. OBJECTIVE To compare change over time in general cognitive status, memory test performance, psychiatric symptoms, neurological signs, and functional abilities in patients with probable DLB and probable Alzheimer disease (AD). DESIGN Twenty-eight patients who met diagnostic criteria for DLB were recruited into the study from 3… CONTINUE READING

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