Diagnostic Criteria and Prevalence of the Mild Cognitive Impairment

Raphael Lopes Olegário, Silvia Maria Aparecida Vitorino

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The Mild Cognitive Impairment is a condition in which someone has minor problems with cognition, their mental abilities such as memory or thinking. Numerous epidemiologic studies conducted on the prevalence of MCI and the incidence of cognitively normal persons progressing to it. Treatment of patients with MCI and mild dementia should include strong encouragement to remain physically, socially and mentally active.


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