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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Contador, I; Fernandez-Calvo, B; Cacho, J; Ramos, F; Lopez-Rolon, A 
Title:
Nonverbal memory tasks in early differential diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and unipolar depression. 
Abstract:
We examined whether there are selective deficits in early-stage Alzheimer's disease (AD; n = 27) and in unipolar depression (UD; n = 17) patients on recall and recognition of spatial and visual components of nonverbal memory (NVM) and whether the two groups can be differentiated based on their performance on such tasks. We also investigated which NVM measures had the best discrimination power. We tested spatial, visuospatial, and visuoconstructive abilities in AD and UD patients. AD patients'...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Appl Neuropsychol 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
17 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
251-61 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0908-4282 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie