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Hippocampal neurofibrillary tangle changes and aggressive behaviour in dementia.

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Neuropsychiatric behaviours occur frequently in Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and are thought to arise from the neurodegenerative process. However, it is unclear whether neurodegenerative changes in the hippocampus are associated with neuropsychiatric behaviours such as aggression. In this study, semiquantitative measurements of cell loss, atrophy, neuritic plaque and neurofibrillary tangle load in the postmortem hippocampus were taken for dementia patients, prospectively assessed f...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Neuroreport
Volume:
21
Issue:
17
Pages:
1111-1115
Publication date:
2010-12-05
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EISSN:
1473-558X
ISSN:
0959-4965
URN:
uuid:ed131de2-0b0c-4212-b119-17089f37dc57
Source identifiers:
219756
Local pid:
pubs:219756

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