ERIC Number: EJ430877
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Caregiver Report of Prevalence and Appearance Order of Linguistic Symptoms in Alzheimer's Patients.
Bayles, Kathryn A.; Tomoeda, Cheryl K.
Gerontologist, v31 n2 p210-16 Apr 1991
Interviewed primary caregivers of 99 Alzheimer's patients about existence and appearance order of linguistic symptoms to study disease effects on communication. Found that prevalence of linguistic symptoms strongly correlated with order of symptom appearance. Discusses symptom prevalence and order of appearance in relation to onset of nonlinguistic memory deficit, dementia severity, and performance on linguistic communication test battery. (Author/PVV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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