Criteria for the Clinical Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease: Transcultural Aspects

  • Luigi Amaducci
  • Marzia Baldereschi
Part of the Advances in Alzheimer Disease Therapy book series (AADT)

Abstract

The clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is now usually based on the use of structured diagnostic criteria. Although that is an essential step in the standardization of AD clinical diagnosis, differences in the observation and interpretation of findings may affect the reliability of the diagnostic instrument.

Keywords

Depression Dementia Nigeria Poss 

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© Birkhäuser Boston 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Luigi Amaducci
    • 1
  • Marzia Baldereschi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity of FlorenceFlorenceItaly
  2. 2.Targeted Project on AgingNational Research Council of ItalyFlorenceItaly

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