Current Psychiatry Reports

, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 49–60 | Cite as

Neuropsychiatric aspects of alzheimer’s disease

  • Clive Ballard
  • Matthew Walker
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Abstract

The increase in research studies focusing on neuropsychiatric symptoms over the last decade has greatly increased our knowledge base, particularly with regard to the frequency of these symptoms and their impact on both patients and carers. We still have a poor understanding of the natural course of these symptoms and their biologic correlates, however, and more specific treatment studies are needed to inform clinical management.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Clive Ballard
    • 1
  • Matthew Walker
    • 1
  1. 1.MRC Neurochemical Pathology UnitNewcastle General HospitalNewcastle upon TyneUK

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