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Diagnosis (2): Disorders Causing Dementia and Cognitive Impairment

  • A. J. Larner
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Abstract

This chapter examines the various cognitive disorders (e.g. Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal lobar degenerations, parkinsonian disorders, cerebrovascular disorders) which may be defined by clinical assessment and investigation, emphasizing their clinical heterogeneity.

Keywords

Dementia Diagnosis Cognitive disorders Alzheimer’s disease Frontotemporal lobar degeneration Parkinsonian disorders Vascular dementia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Larner
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  1. 1.Cognitive Function ClinicWalton Centre for Neurology and NeurosurgeryLiverpoolUK

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