Alzheimer's disease (AD), the most common form of dementia, is a chronic, progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized by cognitive and behavioral impairment. Although the only way to make a definitive diagnosis of AD is through an autopsy or brain biopsy, in routine practice, the diagnosis is usually made based on a patient's history and mental status examination, with clinical, neuropsychological, and neuroimaging assessments. Patients are typically diagnosed during the mild stage of disease.
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