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ERIC Number: EJ573624
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Dementia in Adults with Down Syndrome: Diagnostic Challenges.
Burt, Diana B.; Loveland, Katherine A.; Primeaux-Hart, Sharon; Chen, Yuan-Who; Phillips, Nathalie Breen; And Others
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v103 n2 p130-45 Sep 1998
This report describes the status of 70 adults (ages 22 to 60 at the longitudinal study's beginning) with Down syndrome who are being followed for signs of dementia. After 10 years, 12 met all criteria for dementia, 40 met subsets of criteria, and 18 met no criteria. Information is provided on choice and revision of instruments and dementia criteria. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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