volume 27, issue 3, P567-574 2011
DOI: 10.3233/jad-2011-110014
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Ulrich Seidl, Ulrike Lueken, Philipp A. Thomann, Josef Geider, Johannes Schröder

Abstract: Autobiographical memory comprises memories of one's own past that are characterized by a sense of subjective time and autonoetic awareness. Although autobiographical memory deficits are among the major complaints of patients with dementia, they have rarely been systematically assessed in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. We therefore investigated semantic and episodic aspects of autobiographical memory for remote and recent life periods in a sample of 239 nursing home residents (165 in differe…

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