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Treatment of One Case of Elderly Manic Episode Developed after Retirement

Kee BS, Lee EJ

  • KMID: 2186281
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1997 May;1(1):112-116.
The authers reported one case of manic episode that occured after retirement in a 63 year old male patient. There was no psychiatric past history and family history. Also there...
Depressive Symptoms in Elderly Patients with Physical Illness

Han JS, Lee HS, Lee SK, Jung IK

  • KMID: 2186280
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1997 May;1(1):100-111.
OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to evaluate the effects of severity of functional disability, caused by physical illness, on the depressive symptoms and depressive disorders of the elderly patients (above 65...
A Preliminary Study on the Risk Factors between Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer's Dementia

Kee BS, Yoon JH, Kim SK

  • KMID: 2186279
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1997 May;1(1):96-99.
The authers investigated risk factors between vascular dementia and Alzheimer's dementia patients admitted in Chung-Ang University Hospital and Inchen Eun Hea Hospital from October 1996 to Feburary 1997. Chart review...
Effect of Ethanol on Short-term Memory in Rats:A Mechanism of Alcoholic Dementia

Cheon JS

  • KMID: 2186278
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1997 May;1(1):81-95.
Chronic and excessive alcohol consumption produces a subtle brain damage, which induces such organic mental disorders as delayed mental processes, abstract thinking impairment, and disturbances in learning and recent memory...
Effect of Elderly Leisure Functioning on Depression Scale

Kim DH, Oh BH, Lee HK, Yoo KJ

  • KMID: 2186277
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1997 May;1(1):73-80.
The purpose of this study is to compare the difference of the tendency for depression and leisure functioning between two elderly groups in differnt socio-cultural environment. Also, this study investigated...
A Study of Standardization of Korean Form of Geriatric Depression Scale(KGDS)

Jung IK, Kwak DI, Joe SH, Lee HS

  • KMID: 2186276
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1997 May;1(1):61-72.
This study was aimed to standardize the Korean Geriatric Depression Scale (KGDS). In order to slove the unsatisfied discriminating power of Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS:Yesavage et al. 1983) presented in...
Psychosocial Intervention of Dementia


  • KMID: 2186275
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1997 May;1(1):56-60.
Dementia is the most disabling neuropsychiatric disorder of adulthood. Typical dementia-Alzheimer disease (AD) is progressive and irreversible dementia syndrome characterized by loss of intellectual capacity in many domains, altered behavior,...
Pharmacological Approach to Demented Patients

Woo H

  • KMID: 2186274
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1997 May;1(1):48-55.
Of all patients with dementia, 50-60% have dmentia of Alzheimer's type, and vascular dementia represents 17-29% of all cases. Other common causes of dementia include drugs, toxins, intracranial masses, anoxia,...
Symptomatology of Dementia

Han IW

  • KMID: 2186273
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1997 May;1(1):34-47.
Dementia can be defined as an acquired persistent impairment of intellectual func-tion with compromise in at least three of the mental activities such as language, memory, visuospatial skill, emotion or...
Clinical Evaluation of Dementia Patients

Kim DK

  • KMID: 2186272
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1997 May;1(1):23-33.
Dementia is the clinical syndrome characterized by acquired losses of cogn-itive and emotional abilities severe enough to interfere with daily functioning and the quality of life. In Korea, the majority...
Etiological Classification and Epidemiology of Dementia

Park J, Cho SW

  • KMID: 2186271
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1997 May;1(1):16-22.
Etiological classification of a syndrome is most warranted. However, it is very difficult in the case of dementia because many research activities are still being made about the cause of...
Senile Dementia

Kwak DI

  • KMID: 2186270
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 1997 May;1(1):3-15.
Dementia has emerged as a major health challenge, not only for clinicians but for a society as a whole. The explosion of research aimed at exploring dementia in the past...

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