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Traumatic Brain Injury Associated With Increased Risk for Dementia

Traumatic Brain Injury Associated With Increased Risk for Dementia

These data support the importance of TBI preventative measures and proper management strategies for subsequent dementia.

Association Between Psychosis and Development of Dementia in Older Men

Association Between Psychosis and Development of Dementia in Older Men

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.

Phonemic Verbal Advantage in Mild Cognitive Impairment May Predict Risk for Alzheimer Disease

Phonemic Verbal Advantage in Mild Cognitive Impairment May Predict Risk for Alzheimer Disease

Patients with a phonemic advantage at baseline should be followed more closely with a higher index of suspicion for progression to Alzheimer disease.

Dementia Care: Prescribing Trends of Antipsychotics, Mood Stabilizers, and Psychotropic Medications

Dementia Care: Prescribing Trends of Antipsychotics, Mood Stabilizers, and Psychotropic Medications

Researchers concluded that the partnership did not accelerate the overall decline in antipsychotic medication use among study participants.

Assessing Parental Symptom Onset Proximity in Alzheimer Disease

Assessing Parental Symptom Onset Proximity in Alzheimer Disease

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.

Healthy Lifestyle May Protect Against Dementia in Older Adult Carriers of APOE ε4

Healthy Lifestyle May Protect Against Dementia in Older Adult Carriers of APOE ε4

A study was conducted to assess potential beneficial effects of a lifestyle intervention program on cognition in carriers of the APOE ε4 allele.

Safety, Efficacy of Deep Brain Stimulation for Alzheimer Disease Examined

Safety, Efficacy of Deep Brain Stimulation for Alzheimer Disease Examined

The use of deep brain stimulation at the VC/VS region is well tolerated for patients with Alzheimer disease.

At-Home Program Aids Communication for Spouses With Dementia

At-Home Program Aids Communication for Spouses With Dementia

Spouses who are affected by dementia may benefit from an at-home dyadic, relationship-focused psychoeducational intervention.

Alcohol Use Disorder a Major Risk Factor in Dementia Onset

Alcohol Use Disorder a Major Risk Factor in Dementia Onset

These findings support the recognition of alcohol use disorders as a major risk factor for all dementia types.

Predicting Progression From Normal Cognition to Mild Cognitive Impairment

Predicting Progression From Normal Cognition to Mild Cognitive Impairment

There are a handful of biomarkers that offer potential value for predicting the risk for development of MCI symptoms from AD symptoms.

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