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Alsheimer's, dementia

Jun-Cheng Lin, Wen-Chuin Hsu, Hai-Pei Hsu, Hon-Chung Fung, Sien-Tsong Chen
BACKGROUND: In Taiwan, next to Alsheimer's, vascular dementia (VD) is the second leading cause of dementia in the elderly. Few studies have examined cardiovascular risk factors and their association with VD in Taiwan. METHODS: This is a case-control study using a sampling of subjects from the outpatient memory clinics of two hospitals. Identified cases were those patients diagnosed with VD based on the DSM-IV criteria. The controls were subjects with Clinical Dementia Rating Scale as 0, i...
March 2007: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica
Borson, Leverenz
Current therapies for neurodegenerative diseases focus primarily on the use of psychotropic drugs to influence their non-cognitive manifestations. In this article, we take a conceptual approach to understanding behavioral syndromes in dementing disorders, with a heuristic emphasis on Alsheimer's disease. We draw upon recent developments in research to explore the fundamental mechanisms implicated in the pathophysiology of neuropsychiatric impairments, and consider endocrine, vascular, genetic, and interpersonal factors that may modulate their expression...
October 1996: Seminars in Clinical Neuropsychiatry
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