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Document type:
English Abstract; Journal Article 
Author(s):
Förstl, H 
Title:
[Symptomatic therapy of Alzheimer dementia]. 
Abstract:
No causal treatment or highly effective preventive strategies are available for Alzheimer's disease to date. Symptomatic measures are still essential to improve cognitive and behavioural deficits. Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, the NMDA-antagonist memantine and the phytopharmaco ginkgo biloba are currently the substances most extensively studied and most widely used to improve cognition and activities of daily living. Behavioural disturbances oftentimes respond to antidementia drugs, but may d...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Wien Med Wochenschr 
Year:
2002 
Journal volume:
152 
Journal issue:
3-4 
Pages contribution:
77-80 
Print-ISSN:
0043-5341 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie