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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Perneczky, R; Alexopoulos, P; Wagenpfeil, S; Bickel, H; Kurz, A 
Titel:
Head circumference, apolipoprotein E genotype and cognition in the Bavarian School Sisters Study. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: The apolipoprotein E (APOE) ?4 allele is correlated with an earlier onset of Alzheimer's disease symptoms; larger head circumference has been associated with an individual resilience against cognitive impairment. METHODS: We explored if larger head circumference attenuates the effect of the APOE ?4 allele on cognition in 380 Catholic sisters covering the spectrum from normal cognitive performance to severe dementia. RESULTS: Linear regression analysis, adjusting for risk factors for...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Eur Psychiatry 
Jahr:
2011 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0924-9338 
TUM Einrichtung:
r Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie