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Dementia & Neuropsychologia 2012, 6 1

Author: Ricardo Nitrini



Dementia & Neuropsychologia ISSN: 1980-5764 Associação Neurologia Cognitiva e do Comportamento Brasil Nitrini, Ricardo In the March 2012 issue Dementia & Neuropsychologia, vol.
6, núm.
1, enero-marzo, 2012, pp.
1-1 Associação Neurologia Cognitiva e do Comportamento São Paulo, Brasil Available in: How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Editorial Dement Neuropsychol 2012 March;6(1):1 Editorial In the March 2012 issue In this issue we are publishing one review, seven original papers, two case reports, and brief reviews. Romann et al.
conducted a systematic review of the literature to identify the neuropsychological tests most commonly used for cognitive evaluation in individuals with Parkinson Disease undergoing deep brain stimulation.
The Verbal Fluency test was found to be the most used instrument, followed by the Boston Naming Test. Go et al.
present their data showing that a simple visual magnetic resonance imaging rating scale can contribute relevant information on the neural correlates of behavioral disturbances in frontotemporal dementia and in Alzheimer’s disease.
This scale may be useful for the differential diagnosis of behavioral disturbances. Mello et al.
investigated young students with learning disabilities in single-day assessments including clinical-genetic exam, behavioral assessment and neuropsychological screening.
This assessment method was able to define the diagnosis of several conditions and may be useful in clinical practice. Oliveira et al.
compared the performance of two age groups of adult individuals and observed that the younger adult group (19-39 years old) performed better than the middle-aged group (40-59 yea...

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