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Treatment of attention deficits in neurological disorders.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Recent work has revealed the impact of deficits of attention on patients with neurological disorders. Here we discuss therapeutic interventions that have been used across a range of conditions, highlighting common themes both in the nature of the attention deficits and the strategies employed to treat them. RECENT FINDINGS: Cholinesterase inhibitors improve attention, as well as memory, in several conditions including cortical Lewy body disease, Parkinson's disease dementi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Current opinion in neurology
Volume:
19
Issue:
6
Pages:
613-618
Publication date:
2006-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-6551
ISSN:
1350-7540
URN:
uuid:72bf36fb-ae6d-4c9d-88b1-692d5ca138fb
Source identifiers:
374823
Local pid:
pubs:374823

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