Telangana Journal of Psychiatry

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Telangana journal of psychiatry


Telangana journal of psychiatry
Volume : 1, Issue : 1

  • Role Of Depression In Alzheimer\'s Disease

  • Article : Open Access
  • Subject : Psychiatry, Mental Health, Psychology
  • Year : 2015
  • Author : Anand Bhogaraju
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  • Page From : 24
  • Page To : 26
  • Page No : 24-26
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  • Abstract  

    Old age population in developing countries is rising as also chronic diseases like Alzheimer’s disease (AD) with increase in morbidity and disability. Depression is considered increasingly both as a risk factor and prodromal feature in AD. Depression and Diabetes mellitus are now both considered as risk factors in conversion of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) to AD with neuro-inflammation as a possible underlying cause. Cognitive deficits occurring in old age should be evaluated thoroughly and followed up at regular intervals.

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  • Keyword : Alzheimer’s disease, depression, MCI, Risk, Prodrome.
  • How to cite this article:   Bhogaraju A, Role Of Depression In Alzheimer\'s Disease. Telangana J Psychiatry. 2015;1(1):24-26.
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