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The Prevalence of Dementia in Patients with Hansen's Disease in a Sanatorium of Korea

Lee CS, Kang HS, Gu J, Park CS, Shon JW, Kim BJ

  • KMID: 2334062
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2007 Dec;11(2):104-108.
OBJECTIVES: To identify prevalence of dementia and it's subtypes in patients with Hansen's disease in a sanatorium of Korea. METHODS: The study employs a two-stage design for case identification. One hundred-six...
A Pilot Study of Postoperative Delirium in Spine Surgery

Kim SH, Lee JA, Kim DJ, Kim HG, Seo SM, Jeon HG, Kang BM, Hong YS, Kim CH, Choe BM

  • KMID: 2334061
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2007 Dec;11(2):98-103.
OBJECTIVES: Delirium is a common postoperative complication in old adults associated with adverse events including functional decline, longer lengths of stay, and risk of institutionalization. The purpose of this study...
Change of Cognitive Functions in the Geriatric Depression Living in the Institution: 1 Year Follow-Up Study

Lee JS, Park EM, Chang SW, Lee JH, Lee WH

  • KMID: 2334060
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2007 Dec;11(2):91-97.
OBJECTIVES: Cognitive impairment often occurs with geriatric depression, and may persist despite remission of depression. The authors investigated change of cognitive functions in geriatric depression according to time interval to...
Correlation between Head Circumference and Visuospatial Ability of Elderly in Community

Kim KR, Lee KS, Hong CH, Cheong HK, Oh BH

  • KMID: 2334059
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2007 Dec;11(2):83-90.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study is to find out the correlation between head circumference and visuospatial function of the elderly in community. METHODS: A total of 463 subjects (170 men...
Dementia with Parkinsonism

Kim HC, Kim SH

  • KMID: 2334058
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2007 Dec;11(2):73-82.
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a extrapyramidal movement disorder characterized by rigidity and bradykinesia. PD is one of the most common neurodegenerative disorders, affecting 1% of the population over the age...
Dementia with Lewy Bodies

Kim SG, Jung HY

  • KMID: 2334057
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2007 Dec;11(2):62-72.
Here the author reviews the clinical and pathologic characteristics of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). DLB took many years to crystallize into a recognizable clinico-pathologic entity. Based on sensitive immunostaining...
Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration

Shin IS

  • KMID: 2334056
  • J Korean Geriatr Psychiatry.
  • 2007 Dec;11(2):55-61.
Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) is a progressive dementia with prominent neuropsychiatric features, aphasia or both. FTLD predominantly affects the frontal and anterior part of temporal cortex. FTLD is classified into...

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