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Memory Complaints in nondemented men predict future pathologic diagnosis of Alzheimer disease

Jorm, Anthony F; Masaki, Kamal H; Davis, D J; Hardman, J; Nelson, J; Markesbery, W R; Petrovitch, Helen; Ross, G Webster; White, Lon R


The validity of memory complaints as a predictor of Alzheimer disease (AD) was assessed in 237 Japanese-American men autopsied at ages 74 to 97 years. These men were free of dementia at the time memory complaints were assessed 1 to 11 years earlier. Memory complaints were found to predict the neuropathologic diagnosis of AD after adjusting for age, time to death, education, depression, and cognitive functioning.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Neurology


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