Senile and Pre-Senile Dementia: A Clinical Overview

  • Ira Sherwin
  • Benjamin Seltzer
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 23)


Age related brain dysfunction, in particular senile dementia explored at this symposium, is one of the country’s most serious health problems. This is true not only in terms of the human suffering experienced by patients and their families but also in terms of its enormous social and economic impact.


Senile Dementia Demented Patient Paired Helical Filament Neurofibrillary Degeneration Paired Helical Filament 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ira Sherwin
    • 1
  • Benjamin Seltzer
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical SchoolVeterans Administration HospitalBedford, BostonUSA

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