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Noradrenergic changes, aggressive behavior, and cognition in patients with dementia.

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BACKGROUND: We wished to examine the integrity of the noradrenergic system in patients with Alzheimer's disease, mixed/other dementias and controls, and possible relationships between changes in the noradrenergic system and the presence of behavioral and psychiatric signs and symptoms in dementia. METHODS: Alpha(2) adrenoceptor sites were measured by radioligand binding in three cortical regions of 46 individuals with dementia and 33 elderly normal controls together with cortical noradrenali...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Biological psychiatry
Volume:
51
Issue:
5
Pages:
407-416
Publication date:
2002-03-05
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EISSN:
1873-2402
ISSN:
0006-3223
URN:
uuid:68432e39-6a4f-4025-8353-a4e34e0c8921
Source identifiers:
242520
Local pid:
pubs:242520

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