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Dementia incidence increased 117% globally from 1990 to 2016

Dementia incidence increased 117% globally from 1990 to 2016
December 13, 2018
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MRI scans identify differences between Alzheimer’s disease converters, non-converters

November 20, 2018
Researchers identified quantifiable differences between older adults who developed Alzheimer’s disease and those who did not using diffusion weighted MRI.
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Concomitant use of dementia drugs may speed-up decline in Alzheimer’s disease

November 5, 2018
Clinical trial participants receiving concomitant medications for dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease — particularly memantine added to cholinesterase…
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Prescription opioid, benzodiazepine misuse tied to suicidal thoughts in older adults

October 23, 2018
Study data revealed a connection between pastyear prescription opioid and benzodiazepine misuse and pastyear suicidal ideation in adults aged 50 years and older in the…
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Geriatric Psychiatry: Challenges and Rewards

Psychiatric Annals, November 2018, Volume 48 Issue 11
The number of older adults has been increasing in the United States and is expected to continue rising over the next…
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Neurocognitive Disorders: February 2016

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Cognition, the ability to think, remember, plan, navigate successfully through one’s environment, learn, respond…
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VIDEO: Depression prevention strategies similarly effective for black, white at-risk older adults

May 16, 2016
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