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Memory complaints in a community sample aged 60-64: associations with cognitive functioning, psychiatric symptoms, medical conditions, APOE genotype, hippocampus and amygdala volumes, and white matter hperintensities.

Jorm, Anthony F; Butterworth, Peter; Anstey, Kaarin; Christensen, Helen; Easteal, Simon; Maller, Jerome; Mather, Karen; Turakulov, R; Wendler, E; Sachdev, Perminder Singh

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Background. Previous research has found that depression is a major cause of memory complaints. However, there is evidence that memory complaints also weakly predict cognitive decline and dementia. The present study examined a range of possible determinants of memory complaints, covering psychiatric and personality factors, medical history, cognitive test performance, and biological risk factors for dementia (APOE genotype, hippocampus and amygdala volumes, and white-matter hyperintensities)....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78202
Source: Psychological Medicine
DOI: 10.1017/S0033291704003162

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