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Predicting cognitive decline in healthy older adults.

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OBJECTIVE: Authors performed a neuropsychological determination of which individuals in a group of community-dwelling, healthy elderly volunteers would develop cognitive decline. METHODS: A group of 155 volunteers reporting good memory and thinking participated in a prospective study over 4 years. Authors monitored cognitive functioning and incidence of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)/Alzheimer disease (AD). RESULTS: Baseline assessment revealed a subgroup of participants with deficits in as...

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10.1176/appi.ajgp.13.8.735

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
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Sahakian, BJ More by this author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
Volume:
13
Issue:
8
Pages:
735-740
Publication date:
2005-08-05
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EISSN:
1545-7214
ISSN:
1064-7481
URN:
uuid:dd8972b1-e8b7-4430-9545-ce02e3e3476d
Source identifiers:
111181
Local pid:
pubs:111181

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