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Mild Cognitive Impairment
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Definition Subtle but measurable disorder Hard to describe because some  symptoms are associated with AAMI or  Alzheimer’s
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Self Diagnosis o Unusual forgetting  Notable decline in memory of recent events Frequent pauses during speech Getting lost in a familiar area Inability to operate common household items  Inability to learn new information  Loss of interest in social atmosphere
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Other Diagnostic Criteria Measurable impairment based on series  of assessments Normal overall thinking is compromised Overall reasoning skills began to  deteriorate Still have the ability to perform normal  daily activities 
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Causes Many different theories are presented  Genetics Apolipoprotein E allele 4 (gene some are born  with)
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course BIO 103 taught by Professor Dean during the Winter '07 term at DePaul.

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