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Early Evaluation of Alzheimer’s disease: Biomarkers and Neuropsychological Tests
Alzheimer disease is a neurodegenerative condition that affects cognitive, behavioral and global functioning of patients. Currently and due to the lack of conclusive biological testing, Alzheimer's disease diagnosis is ...
Neuropsychological test performance of Spanish speakers: Is performance different across different Spanish-speaking subgroups?
Even though theories and research have pointed out the importance of variables such as age, gender, or education on neuropsychological assessment, much less emphasis has been placed on language and culture. With the ...
Distúrbios de memória em pacientes epilépticos
The author studied the mnemonic activity from epileptic patients with complex partial seizures (CPS), with the aims: 1) to identify memory disorders; and 2) to compare the patients' with the controls' results. Fifty adult ...
Neurological and neuropsychological deterioration in artisanal gold miners from the town of Andacollo, Chile
It is widely known that human exposure to mercury vapor can cause neurological and neuropsychological deterioration. We have investigated if a population of Chilean artisanal gold-mining workers heavily exposed to elemental ...
Comparative role of neuropsychological testing in the presurgical evaluation of children with medically intractable epilepsies
In the present study, we evaluated the preoperative demographic, clinical, and neuropsychological variables that could predict postoperative seizure outcome in a group of pediatric epileptic patients. We studied 40 consecutive ...
Semantic Dementia Versus Nonfluent Progressive Aphasia Neuropsychological Characterization and Differentiation
(LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINSPHILADELPHIA, 2013-08-02)
Background: Early progressive nonfluent aphasia (PNFA) may be difficult to differentiate from semantic dementia (SD) in a nonspecialist setting. There are descriptions of the clinical and neuropsychological profiles of ...