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Awareness of olfactory deficits in healthy aging, amnestic mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.

Bahar-Fuchs, Alex; Moss, Simon; Rowe, Christopher; Savage, Greg


ABSTRACTBackground: Olfactory dysfunction is present in early Alzheimer's disease (AD), and has now been reported in people with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI). Recent evidence suggests that unawareness of an olfactory deficit may predict which MCI patients will subsequently meet AD criteria. However, important methodological limitations challenge this suggestion. While addressing some of the limitations of previous research, this preliminary study explores unawareness of olfactory...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: International Psychogeriatrics
DOI: 10.1017/S1041610210002371


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