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dc.contributor.authorSobral, M.-
dc.contributor.authorPestana, M. H.-
dc.contributor.authorPaúl, C.-
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-20T15:16:20Z-
dc.date.available2015-07-20T15:16:20Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.issn0004-282X-
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.scielo.br/pdf/anp/v73n6/0004-282X-anp-73-6-0480.pdf-
dc.identifier.urihttps://ciencia.iscte-iul.pt/public/pub/id/23029-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10071/9362-
dc.descriptionWOS:000356451700004 (Nº de Acesso Web of Science)-
dc.description.abstractAlzheimer´s disease (AD) is a clinical syndrome caused by neurodegeneration and characterized by a progressive deterioration in cognitive ability and capacity for independent living. The course of AD is not the same in every person, but symptoms seem to develop over the same general stages. Cognitive Reserve (CR) describes the capacity of the adult brain to cope with the effects of the neurodegenerative process and to minimize the clinical manifestation of pathology of dementia. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association of CR and the severity of AD. Methods: This study was cross-sectional. Functional and neuropsychological abilities of 75 outpatients with probable AD diagnosis were evaluated. Patients completed two questionnaires, "Participation in leisure activities throughout life” and CR Questionnaire. Results: The relationship between CDR and the level of CR was statistically significant (LR, p=0.015). Conclusion: The level of CR influenced the severity of dementia. This study suggests that AD patients with higher CR may benefit against cognitive decline after diagnosis of AD.por
dc.language.isoengpor
dc.publisherAcademia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEUROpor
dc.rightsopenAccesspor
dc.subjectAlzheimer's diseasepor
dc.subjectCognitive reservepor
dc.subjectEducationpor
dc.subjectLeisure activitiespor
dc.subjectLifelong occupationpor
dc.titleCognitive reserve and the severity of Alzheimer’s diseaseen_US
dc.titleReserva cognitiva e a severidade da doença de Alzheimerpor
dc.typearticlepor
dc.pagination480-486en_US
dc.peerreviewedSimpor
dc.journalArquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatriaen_US
dc.volume73en_US
dc.number6en_US
degois.publication.firstPage480por
degois.publication.lastPage486por
degois.publication.issue6por
degois.publication.titleArquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatriapor
dc.date.updated2015-07-20T15:14:20Z-
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