Mild cognitive impairment - beyond controversies, towards a consensus: report of the International Working Group on Mild Cognitive Impairment

We provide a summary of important areas for future research at the population level, as well as in primary and specialized medical settings

B. Winblad; K. Palmer; M. Kivipelto; V. Jelic; L. Fratiglioni; L.-O. Wahlund; A. Nordberg; L. Backman; M. Albert; O. Almkvist; H. Arai; H. Basun; K. Blennow; M. de Leon; C. DeCarli; T. Erkinjuntti; E. Giacobini; C. Graff; J. Hardy; C. Jack; A. Jorm; K. Ritchie; C. van Duijn; P. Visser; R.C. Petersen


Scholarcy highlights

  • Winblad B, Palmer K, Kivipelto M, Jelic V, Fratiglioni L, Wahlund L-O, Nordberg A, Backman L, Albert M, Almkvist O, Arai H, Basun H, Blennow K, de Leon M, DeCarli C, Erkinjuntti T, Giacobini E, Graff C, Hardy J, Jack C, Jorm A, Ritchie K, van Duijn C, Visser P, Petersen RC
  • The First Key Symposium was held in Stockholm, Sweden, 2–5 September 2003
  • As well as recommendations for management and future research were discussed by the international working group
  • The current status of Mild Cognitive Impairment and new perspective discussed at the meeting are summarized here, in addition to recommendations for management, treatment and future research
  • Future research should focus on identifying the prevalence of the three clinical presentations of MCI as well as to establish the aetiology behind the impairment, both with clinical data and especially population-based studies

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