The loss of mental abilities in old age in the opposite order in which they are gained in childhood, especially as exhibited by Alzheimer's patients
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Retrogenesis has been defined by Reisberg and collaborators as the process by which the degenerative mechanisms from AD inversely recapitulate the processes of the normal neurodevelopment (2,5).
A Science of Alzheimer's Disease Care Based on Retrogenesis
Thus, the final purpose would be to make the concept of retrogenesis to become both widely accepted and practically useful in the care of AD individuals.
Evidence and mechanisms of retrogenesis in Alzheimer's and other dementias: management and treatment import.
Towards a science of Alzheimer's disease management: a model based upon current knowledge of retrogenesis. Int Psychoger 1999; 11(1): 7-23
Retrogenesis: clinical, physiologic, andpathologic mechanisms in brain aging, Alzheimer's and other dementingprocesses.
Correlation between functional assessment staging and the 'Basic Age' by the Binet scale supports the retrogenesis model of Alzheimer's disease: a preliminary study.
An Electrophysiological Model of Retrogenesis. In: Tsolaki, M.
It was her form of lyric verse, subjective and unrhymed, a little songlike but with a rigor, a tradition of fixed order, only backwards, to test the presence of another kind of reversal, which a doctor nicely named retrogenesis" (188).
Retrogenesis: clinical, physiologic and pathologic mechanisms of brain aging, Alzheimer's and other cementing processes.
Fellow tribute group RETROGENESIS will be playing the music of Peter Gabriel-era Genesis at the venue tomorrow night.