A comparison of implicit memory performance in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer type dementia patients

Akdemir A., Cangoz B. , Orsel S., Selekler K.

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.18, no.2, pp.118-128, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.118-128


Objective: Implicit memory, defined as the recollection of knowledge unconsciously, automatically, and without being aware of it, is different than explicit memory, in which knowledge is recollected consciously, while being aware of it. In the present study, the implicit memory performance of patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's type dementia (ATD) (different stages) were compared to healthy controls.