Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 25, Issue 8, pp 390–396

Cognitive impairment in elderly who are not yet demented

  • John C. Adair
  • David J. G. Williamson
  • Janice E. Knoefel
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF02944289

Cite this article as:
Adair, J.C., Williamson, D.J.G. & Knoefel, J.E. Compr Ther (1999) 25: 390. doi:10.1007/BF02944289


Patients with neuropathological changes of Alzheimer disease may not be demented during initial evaluation of memory disturbance. Understanding current issues regarding the patient with incipient degenerative dementia should help identify those at greatest risk for progression and may help delay onset of symptoms.

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© the American Society of Contemporary Medicine and Surgery 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • John C. Adair
    • 1
  • David J. G. Williamson
    • 2
  • Janice E. Knoefel
    • 3
  1. 1.Albuquerque Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center Department of NeurologyUniversity of New MexicoAlbuquerque
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyAuburn UniversityAuburn
  3. 3.Albuquerque VA Medical Center Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of New MexicoAlbuquerque