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Alzheimers disease paper 1: clinical update on epidemiology, pathophysiology and diagnosis

Eratne, D; Loi, Samantha; Farrand, S; Kelso, W; Velakoulis, Dennis; Looi, Jeffrey

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Objectives: To provide a clinical update for general psychiatrists on the assessment and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), highlighting current issues regarding epidemiology, risk factors and pathophysiology from recent relevant research findings. Conclusions: Psychiatrists can apply their skills and training in the diagnosis of AD, which is based upon a comprehensive assessment comprising history, investigations, and cognitive and functional assessment, guided by accepted diagnostic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/159353
Source: Australasian Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1177/1039856218762308

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