Affiliation: University of Newcastle
- Psychiatric morbidity in dementia with Lewy bodies: a prospective clinical and neuropathological comparative study with Alzheimer's diseaseC Ballard
Medical Research Council Neurochemical Pathology Unit, Newcastle General Hospital, U K
Am J Psychiatry 156:1039-45. 1999..The authors intended to clarify the frequency of psychiatric morbidity in dementia with Lewy bodies and how it differs from probable Alzheimer's disease...
- Quantifying fluctuation in dementia with Lewy bodies, Alzheimer's disease, and vascular dementiaM P Walker
Medical Research Council Neurochemical Pathology Unit, Institute for the Health of the Elderly, Newcastle, UK
Neurology 54:1616-25. 2000..Case reports and clinical observations suggest that fluctuating cognition (FC) is common in the major dementias, particularly dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), where it is one of three core clinical diagnostic features...
- Visual hallucinations are associated with lower alpha bungarotoxin binding in dementia with Lewy bodiesJ A Court
Joint MRC University of Newcastle Centre Development in Clinical Brain Ageing, MRC Building, Newcastle General Hospital, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6BE, UK
Pharmacol Biochem Behav 70:571-9. 2001..001). Loss of cortical alpha 7 nicotinic receptors may contribute to hallucinations and delusional misidentification in DLB, with implications for treatment and understanding the mechanisms of psychotic symptoms in dementia...