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Depth perception in Alzheimer's disease

Perceptual and Motor skills

Author: Mendez, M. F., Cherrier, M. M.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1996


This study confirms that depth perception is significantly disturbed among patients with Alzheimer's disease The abnormal depth perception, in turn, contributes to the difficulties reported by those with alzheimer's disease in getting around in their environments, driving an automobile, orienting themselves in space, or recognising visual objects. The authors suggest that clarification disturbances of depth perception could help in designing strategies for the care and management of these patients, such as optic interventions for depth enhancement.

Further Details

Pages: 987-995
Volume: 83
Accession Number: December, 2010
Notes: original
Keywords: cognitive, vision, older
Reads: 157