40% of people with dementia are still driving.
The findings also suggested that more a more recent diagnosis of psychosis was a greater predictor of the development of dementia, as opposed to cases where patients had been living with psychotic disorder diagnoses for 10 years or more.
Patients with a phonemic advantage at baseline should be followed more closely with a higher index of suspicion for progression to Alzheimer disease.
Researchers concluded that the partnership did not accelerate the overall decline in antipsychotic medication use among study participants.
Investigators evaluated CSF Aβ1-42 levels obtained from individuals who presented no signs of cognitive dysfunction at enrollment and estimated the proximity of participants' age to their parents' age of AD symptom onset.
A study was conducted to assess potential beneficial effects of a lifestyle intervention program on cognition in carriers of the APOE ε4 allele.
The use of deep brain stimulation at the VC/VS region is well tolerated for patients with Alzheimer disease.
Spouses who are affected by dementia may benefit from an at-home dyadic, relationship-focused psychoeducational intervention.
These findings support the recognition of alcohol use disorders as a major risk factor for all dementia types.
There are a handful of biomarkers that offer potential value for predicting the risk for development of MCI symptoms from AD symptoms.
The researchers noted that automated tests should not be used alone, but should instead be used as part of a comprehensive evaluation that must include clinical judgment and involve traditional assessor-guided cognitive batteries.
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