Expert Video - What are the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease?

In this video, Alzheimer's disease expert Dr. Richard Isaacson describes the symptoms of the condition. He discusses short-term memory loss and other effects on cognitive function, which includes thinking, memory, and other abilities. Dr. Isaacson also discusses why Alzheimer's is a neuropsychiatric disorder, meaning that it affects the behavior of people who have it, as well as their memory and thinking processes and other brain functions. Finally, Dr. Isaacson highlights the important difference between mild cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer's disease and full-blown Alzheimer's dementia.

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