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Executive dysfunction in subcortical ischaemic vascular disease
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    Executive dysfunction and depressive symptoms in cerebrovascular disease
    • Giuseppe Bellelli, Geriatric physician
    • Other Contributors:
      • Elena Lucchi, Giovanna Cipriani, Giovanni B. Frisoni, and Marco Trabucchi

    Dear Editor

    The article by Kramer et al [1] suggests that subcortical ischaemic vascular disease is associated with subtle declines in executive functioning and visual memory, even in non-demented patients. The authors compared 27 control subjects and 12 non-demented patients, which were selected after exclusion of major depression, bipolar affective disorder, and other DSM-IV I axis disorders. We wish to contribute...

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