Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Apathy in Mild Cognitive Impairment|
Prasad R. Padala
||Little Rock, AR
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|| November 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background and Objective: One in five older adults has Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), a precursor of dementia. Apathy, a profound loss of initiative and motivation, is seen in as high as 60% of patients with MCI. Patients with apathy often neglect activities they are fully capable of, related to self-care and physical activity, which leads to long term impairment and disability. Apathy is associated with impaired executive function, increased caregiver burden, and higher rates of conversion to...
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