Two domains of anosognosia in Alzheimer's disease.

  title={Two domains of anosognosia in Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Sergio E. Starkstein and Liliana Sabe and Eran Chemerinski and Lenny Jason and Ram{\'o}n E Leiguarda},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={61 5},
OBJECTIVE To examine the presence of different dimensions of unawareness in patients with probable Alzheimer's disease. METHODS A consecutive series of 170 patients with probable Alzheimer's disease were assessed with the anosognosia questionnaire-dementia (AQ-D) which includes items related to cognitive deficits and behavioural problems. RESULTS A factor analysis of the AQ-D produced two factors: a "cognitive unawareness" factor, which loaded on items of memory, spatial and temporal… CONTINUE READING


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