Possibilities for the prevention and treatment of cognitive impairment and dementia

Burke, David, Hickie, Ian, Breakspear, Michael and Gotz, Juergen (2007) Possibilities for the prevention and treatment of cognitive impairment and dementia. British Journal of Psychiatry, 190 5: 371-372. doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.106.033407


Author Burke, David
Hickie, Ian
Breakspear, Michael
Gotz, Juergen
Title Possibilities for the prevention and treatment of cognitive impairment and dementia
Journal name British Journal of Psychiatry   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0007-1250
1472-1465
Publication date 2007-05-01
Sub-type Letter to editor, brief commentary or brief communication
DOI 10.1192/bjp.bp.106.033407
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 190
Issue 5
Start page 371
End page 372
Total pages 2
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher Royal College of Psychiatrists
Language eng
Abstract The human brain has a remarkable capacity for plasticity, but does it have the capacity for repair and/or regeneration? On the basis of controversial new evidence we speculate that the answer may be 'yes', and suggest that clinicians should therefore approach cognitive impairment and dementia with a new, cautious optimism.
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Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Letter to editor, brief commentary or brief communication
Collection: Centre for Ageing Dementia Research Publications
 
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