Preface
Evolution of the neuropathology of Alzheimer's disease
Molecular genetics of Alzheimer's disease
Oxidative metabolism deficiencies in brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease
Neurotransmitters, signal transduction and second-messengers in Alzheimer's disease
Epidemiology of Alzheimer's disease and current possibilities for prevention
Classification of dementia and Alzheimer's disease
Clinical subgroups of the Alzheimer syndrome
Diagnosis of dementia at the primary care level
Neuropsychological features of early Alzheimer's disease: preclinical and clinical stages
Diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease: defining genetic profiles (genotype vs phenotype)
Biological markers and diagnostic investigations in Alzheimer's disease
The differential diagnosis of dementia
Pharmacologic treatment of noncognitive symptoms of dementia
Caring for demented patients
Utilizing compensatory task conditions for episodic memory in Alzheimer's disease
Evaluation of tacrine hydrochloride (Cognex®) in two parallel-group studies
Use of tacrine hydrochloride (Cognex®) in private practice
Treatment of Alzheimer's disease: future directions
Functional studies of new drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease
Future prospects for Alzheimer's disease therapy: ethical and policy issues for the international community