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[Subjective memory complaints in older people. Is it a symptom of dementia?]

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Subjective memory complaints are common in older people. They are inconsistently related to current cognitive impairment, but are more consistently correlated to future development of dementia. Subjective memory complaints are also related to depression and personality traits. Many patients with dementia have impaired awareness of deficits even in the early stages of dementia and therefore do not complain about memory problems. Reports about impaired memory in older people should lead to diagnostic examination
Udgivelsesdato: 2008/5/12
OriginalsprogDansk
TidsskriftUgeskrift for læger
Vol/bind170
Udgave nummer20
Sider (fra-til)1728-1733
Antal sider5
ISSN0041-5782
StatusUdgivet - 2008

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