Dr. R. J. Wurtman (auth.), Prof. Dr. Konrad Maurer, Prof.'s Alzheimer’s Disease. Epidemiology, Neuropathology, PDF

By Dr. R. J. Wurtman (auth.), Prof. Dr. Konrad Maurer, Prof. Dr. Peter Riederer, Prof. Dr. Helmut Beckmann (eds.)

ISBN-10: 321182197X

ISBN-13: 9783211821978

ISBN-10: 3709133963

ISBN-13: 9783709133965

The ebook Alzheimer's disorder - Epidemiology, Neuropathology,Neurochemistry, and Clinics is derived from a world Symposium at the celebration of the a hundred and twenty fifth Anniversary of the beginning of Alois Alzheimer (14.6.1864-19.12.1915). during the last decade, because the aged became the fastest-growing section of the inhabitants in industrialized international locations, Alzheimer's affliction has emerged as one of many significant psychological illnesses. The participants to this publication signify the world over well-known specialists within the box of dementia and current new information regarding epidemiology, neuropathology, neurochemistry, and clinics in Alzheimer's ailment. This ebook is a wealthy and useful up to date source for psychiatrists, neurologists, scientists operating within the fields of neuropathology, neurochemistry and molecular genetics, behavioral scientists, family members physicians and all who percentage an curiosity in realizing and treating the older person with Alzheimer's disease/dementia.

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Finally, Schoenberg et al. (1985) in a population-based survey carried out in Copiah County, Mississipi, found consistent higher prevalence ratios of AD for females and blacks. Incidence of Alzheimer's disease In analogy with the prevalence pattern, the incidence rate for AD raises exponentially with age. As summarized by Mas et al. 01 per 1000 in the age group 40-60 years. It raises to 1 per 1000 in the age group 65-74 years and reaches 10 per 1000 in subjects aged 75 years and over. 58 per 1000 in the ages over 80.

Centre (Italian Multicentre Study on Dementia), Florence, Italy 1 2 Summary Alzheimer's disease represents the most frequent cause of dementia in old age. , 1976). This variability can be influenced by different definitions of the disease under study and different case ascertainment procedures adopted. All the studies consistently showed an exponential increase of the prevalence ratios with age, and, in many studies, the age-specific prevalence ratios were consistently higher in women than in men.

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