Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy (JGCR)

Summary

Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy (CAA) is characterised mainly by impaired perceptual speed, episodic memory, semantic memory, attention and executive function. It has much in common with global cognitive impairment, and diagnosis may overlap with that for Alzheimer’s Disease or other forms of dementia. Other characteristics may include impulsivity, personality change .and depression. The authors consider the possibilities of devising a neuropsychological profile for CAA.

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Reference

Radhakrishnan, R. Dawith, R. [and] Mitchell, R. [et al] (2020). Neuropsychiatric patterns in cerebral amyloid angiopathy and psychiatric presentations in old age: a short report. Journal of Geriatric Care and Research (JGCR). May 2020, Vol.7(1): pp.17-22.

A quick PubMed search concerning cerebral amyloid angiopathy. A quick Google Scholar search on this subject.

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