Changes In Personality, Behavior Could Be An Early Sign Of Dementia, University of Calgary Study

Published: Jul 25, 2016

Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing—changes in behavior or personality might be an early clue.

Researchers on Sunday outlined a syndrome called "mild behavioral impairment" that may be a harbinger of Alzheimer's or other dementias, and proposed a checklist of symptoms to alert doctors and families.

Losing interest in favorite activities? Getting unusually anxious, aggressive or suspicious? Suddenly making crude comments in public?

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