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19 July 2004

Does Alzheimer's only cause memory impairment or are other brain functions also involved?

Memory is but one aspect of brain functioning affected in Alzheimer's disease. Associated symptoms include: poor organisation and planning abilities, incomprehensible speech and difficulty finding words, poor concentration inability to identify objects, inability to perform a complex sequence of motor actions, changes in personality, and depression and anxiety.

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Memory is but one aspect of brain functioning affected in Alzheimer's disease. Associated symptoms include: poor organisation and planning abilities, incomprehensible speech and difficulty finding words, poor concentration inability to identify objects, inability to perform a complex sequence of motor actions, changes in personality, and depression and anxiety.
 
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