If We Can Detect Cognitive Impairment Six Years Before Alzheimer’s Diagnosis…What About Pre-Delirious Syndromes?

I just read an intriguing story in the latest issue of Psychiatric News about a large prospective study showing that sharply declining cognitive function can be identified five to six years before Alzheimer’s disease is diagnosed[1]. See the link, http://pn.psychiatryonline.org/content/46/9/18.2.full. The study included over 2,000 subjects in their late 70s who at baseline didn’t have […]