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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Lautenschlager, NT; Förstl, H 
Title:
Personality change in old age. 
Abstract:
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The present short review summarizes some of the most important personality changes in older adults. RECENT FINDINGS: Personality changes in old age are usually minimal. Cluster B personality disorders appear to become less prevalent. Significant changes in personality are typically associated with frontotemporal lobar degeneration (e.g., slowly progressive sociopathy), Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment due to incipient dementia or underlying medical illness. SUMMA...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Curr Opin Psychiatry 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
20 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
62-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0951-7367 
TUM Institution:
r Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie