Chapter 10. The Prodromes and Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease

  1. Mario Maj2,
  2. Juan José López-Ibor3,
  3. Norman Sartorius4,
  4. Mitsumoto Sato5 and
  5. Ahmed Okasha6
  1. Michael Zaudig

Published Online: 21 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470010851.ch10

Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders

Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

Zaudig, M. (2004) The Prodromes and Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease, in Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders (eds M. Maj, J. J. López-Ibor, N. Sartorius, M. Sato and A. Okasha), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470010851.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Naples, Italy

  2. 3

    Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

  3. 4

    University of Geneva, Switzerland

  4. 5

    Tohuko University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan

  5. 6

    Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Author Information

  1. Windach Hospital and Institute for Neurobehavioral Research and Therapy, Schützenstraße 16, 86949 Windach, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010839

Online ISBN: 9780470010853

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Keywords:

  • Alzheimer's disease (AD);
  • Mild cognitive impairment (MCI);
  • dementia;
  • age-associated cognitive decline (AACD);
  • NINCDS-ADRDA criteria;
  • activities of daily living (ADL);
  • asymptomatic AD;
  • subjective cognitive impairment;
  • biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Terminology, Classification and Definition of MCI

  • Epidemiology

  • Differential Diagnosis

  • Diagnostic Borders

  • Follow-Up Studies of MCI and Rates of Conversion to AD

  • Assessment

  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL)

  • Asymptomatic AD

  • Subjective Cognitive Impairment

  • Biological Markers

  • Neuropathology and Neuroimaging

  • Management of MCI

  • Conclusions

  • References