Clinical Features of Alzheimer's Disease: Cognitive and Non-Cognitive

Oludamilola Salami, Constantine G. Lyketsos

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPrinciples and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry
Subtitle of host publicationThird Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780470747230
StatePublished - Dec 2 2010


  • AD, neurodegenerative brain disease - and clinical dementia syndrome
  • Alzheimer's disease and delirium - clinical syndromes with similarities in clinical features, co-morbid
  • Clinical features of Alzheimer's disease (AD) - cognitive and non-cognitive
  • Cognitive function impairment - core feature of Alzheimer's disease
  • Delayed spontaneous recall - of recently acquired information, impaired in early stages
  • Dementia, and AD - heterogeneous and diverse
  • Non-cognitive neuropsychiatric symptoms - associated with Alzheimer's disease
  • Oral and written impairments of language - in Alzheimer's disease
  • Point prevalence of neuropsychiatric symptoms - in community-based US sample
  • Progressive cognitive decline, impaired ability - hallmark of clinical syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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