neurology
Dementia

Scam awareness linked to Alzheimer dementia and mild cognitive impairment


Susceptibility to financial scams in an elderly person may be an early indicator of impending Alzheimer dementia and mild cognitive impairment, a US study has found. Neuropsychologists in Chicago tested the hypothesis that impaired financial decision making and low awareness of scams in otherwise healthy older people would be associated with subsequent development of dementia. ...

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