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Home > Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences > Specialty Areas > Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center > Patient and Family Resources > Podcasts
Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center
"Memory Loss: What's Normal, What's Not"
The Elizabeth Plank Althouse Professor
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Vice Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Co-Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry
Director, Memory and Alzheimer's Treatment Center
0:05 Diagnosis of dementia
1:05 Size of box reduces as we get older
2:06 People lose their keys, part of normal aging
3:09 Let’s define a few terms relevant to Alzheimer’s disease
4:14 Test memory in other areas of cognitive function
5:12 Qualified neuropsychologists
6:13 Repeat a phrase, perform a task
7:26 Verbal learning test
8:20 Mini-mental used to monitor course
9:20 Might be a range of other conditions
10:15 Does it matter to the patient?
11:12 Language change may be later