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Subjective cognitive decline in memory clinic patients - characteristics and clinical relevance

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Title: Subjective cognitive decline in memory clinic patients - characteristics and clinical relevance
Other Titles: Results from Sahlgrenska University Hospital Memory Clinic in Mölndal
Authors: Eckerström, Marie
Issue Date: 12-May-2017
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry
Parts of work: I. Eckerström M, Skoogh J, Rolstad S, Göthlin M, Steineck G, Johansson B, Wallin A. Sahlgrenska Academy Self-reported Cognitive Impairment Questionnaire (SASCI-Q) – a research tool discriminating between subjectively cognitively impaired patients and healthy controls. International Psychogeriatrics, 2013, 25 (3): 420-30.

II. Eckerström M, Berg A I, Nordlund, A, Rolstad S, Sacuiu S, Wallin A. High Prevalence of Stress and Low Prevalence of Alzheimer Disease CSF Biomarkers in a Clinical Sample with Subjective Cognitive Impairment. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, 2016, 42: 93–105.

III. Eckerström M, Göthlin M, Rolstad S, Hessen E, Eckerström C, Nordlund A, Johansson B, Svensson J, Jonsson M, SacuiuS, Wallin A. Longitudinal evaluation of criteria for subjective cognitive decline and preclinical AD in a memory clinic sample. Manuscript accepted for publication in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring, April 2017.

IV. Eckerström M, Eckerström C, Göthlin M, Rolstad S, Wallin A. Subjective cognitive symptoms in progressing vs. nonprogressing memory clinic patients – a five year follow-up. Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2017-06-09
Disputation: Fredagen den 9 juni 2017, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Ivan Östholm, Medicinaregatan 13, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: cognition
mild cognitive impairment
subjective cognitive decline
Alzheimer's disease
preclinical AD
depressive symptoms
memory clinic
Abstract: Subjective cognitive decline (SCD) refers to concerns – symptoms - regarding one’s cognitive functioning, in the absence of objective evidence of impairment. SCD has been described as a possible stage preceding mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia. The characteristics and clinical relevance in relation to subsequent objective cognitive decline is however still unclear. We developed a patient-based comprehensive questionnaire on everyday cognitive difficulties. Patients with SCD wer... more
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