Vascular Dementia

  • Asenath La Rue
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)


Cerebrovascular disease is considered to be the second most common cause of dementia in older adults (see Chapter 6). Several cerebrovascular conditions can produce a dementia syndrome, and clinical features can vary considerably for different causes; however, by tradition, these disorders are often combined into a general category of vascular dementia.


Vascular Dementia Intrusion Error Focal Neurological Sign Cognitive Test Score Subcortical Dementia 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Asenath La Rue
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  1. 1.University of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA

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