American Neuropsychiatric Association (ANPA)
TitleThe neuropsychiatry of Mild Cognitive Impairment
InvestigatorYonas E. Geda, M.D, MSc.
Other InvestigatorsWalter A. Rocca, M.D, MPH; Ronald C. Petersen, PhD, MD
Brief AbstractThe cognitive changes between normal aging and dementia is now widely referred to as Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). It is a subject of public health importance as subjects with MCI develop dementia at 12 % per year as compared to the general population of 1 %. We are now measuring the prevalence of neuropsychiatric symptoms in a population-based setting in Rochester, Minnesota. To date, neuropsychiaric data have been collected from over 1500 cognitively normal elderly persons.
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