Retrograde amnesia for semantic information in Alzheimer's disease

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Meeter, M.; Kollen, A.; Scheltens, P.;
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    mesheuropmc: nervous system diseases | nervous system | behavioral disciplines and activities | psychological phenomena and processes | mental disorders

Patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease and normal controls were tested on a retrograde amnesia test with semantic content (Neologism and Vocabulary Test, or NVT), consisting of neologisms to be defined. Patients showed a decrement as compared to normal contr... View more
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