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Diagnostic Capability of the Cognitive Assessment and Reference Diagnoses System(CARDS)

Suh GH

  • KMID: 2333789
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2002 Dec;6(2):128-135.
BACKGROUND: Recent therapeutic advances to delay the progression of dementia have renewed calls to improve early detection and management of individuals with dementia. A new computerized neuropsychological interview and clinical...
Hippocampal Volume in Elderly Patients with Major Depressive Disorder

Youn SW, Kim CH, Kang BJ

  • KMID: 2333788
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2002 Dec;6(2):117-127.
OBJECTIVES: Many recent studies of relationship between geriatric depression and changes in brain have examined the structural abnormalities in hippocampus. Using MRI, the hippocampal volumes of patients with major depression...
Dementia Mortality and Related Clinical Factors at a Nursing Home

Hwang Y, Jho K, Choi J, Shin Y

  • KMID: 2333787
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2002 Dec;6(2):110-116.
OBJECTIVE: This study was designed to evaluate the cause of mortality in patients with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease and multi-infarct dementia, and those without dementia. METHOD: Hospital records of geriatric...
The Prevalence and Related Factors of Depressive Symptoms among the Elderly in Rural Areas of Jeju Island

Lee CI, Hong SC

  • KMID: 2333786
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2002 Dec;6(2):97-109.
OBJECTIVE: Depressive disorder is one of the most frequent and serious neuropsychiatric disorders in the elderly. This study is aimed to investigate the prevalence and related factors of depressive symptoms...
Three and Half Year Follow-Up Study on a Rural Elderly Cohort: Prevalence, Incidence, and Service Utilization of Dementia and Depressive Disorders

Kim JK, Kim SU, Hahm BJ, Lee JY, Cho MJ

  • KMID: 2333785
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2002 Dec;6(2):88-96.
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the incidence rate and associated factors of dementia in the elderly of rural community. METHODS: This study was three and half year follow-up of Yonchon cohort, participated in...
Dementia in Korea: Trend and Projection

Suh GH

  • KMID: 2333784
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2002 Dec;6(2):79-87.
While known risk factors of Alzheimer's disease (i.e. age, gender. ApoE genotype, family history of dementia) are difficult to modify, risk factors for vascular dementia (i.e. hypertension, stroke, heart disease,...
Health Care in Aging Society: Challenges and Future Direction in Korea

Bae S

  • KMID: 2333783
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2002 Dec;6(2):69-78.
The rapid increase in the elderly population exercises large pressures on the Korean health care system. A nationwide survey showed that over 80% of the elderly were suffering from one...
The Present and Future of Medical Welfare for the Aged People in Korea

Lee JH

  • KMID: 2333782
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2002 Dec;6(2):63-68.
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