Cholinomimetic Agents and Human Memory: Preliminary Observations in Alzheimer’s Disease

  • K. L. Davis
  • R. C. Mohs
  • B. M. Davis
  • G. S. Rosenberg
  • T. H. Horvath
  • Y. DeNigris
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 25)


Two lines of evidence, one pharmacological and the other neurochemical, have come together to suggest an approach to the treatment of the Alzheimer’s type of senile dementia. Neurochemical investigation indicates that Alzheimer’s disease is a primary degenerative nerve cell disorder affecting predominantly neocortical cholinergic neurons (4,5,15,23,24,27,34).


Long Term Memory Human Memory Nerve Cell Disorder Digit Span Task Demented Subject 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. L. Davis
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. C. Mohs
    • 1
    • 2
  • B. M. Davis
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. S. Rosenberg
    • 1
    • 2
  • T. H. Horvath
    • 1
    • 2
  • Y. DeNigris
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Departments of Psychiatry and PharmacologyMount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Bronx Veterans Administration Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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