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Since the 1980s, clinicians have used clinical criteria such as descriptions of the patient's history and symptoms and cognitive testing to make a diagnosis of probable dementia of the Alzheimer type in living patients.
The regulatory change comes after an Institute of Medicine (IOM) study found "sufficient evidence of an association" between moderate or severe TBI and Parkinsonism; dementias (which VA understands to include presenile dementia of the Alzheimer type and post-traumatic dementia); depression (which also was associated with mild TBI); and diseases of hormone deficiency that may result from hypothalamo-pituitary changes.
The relation of neuropsychological test performance to performance of functional tasks in dementia of the Alzheimer type.