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Health conditions and unmet needs for assistance to perform activities of daily living among older adults with dementia in Chile
ObjectiveThis study aims to address gaps in health conditions and unmet needs in daily activities between people with dementia (PWD) and without dementia in a developing country and to identify the variables associated ...
Towards community diagnosis of dementia: Testing cognitive impairment in older persons in Argentina, Chile and Cuba
Extensive research into the risk factors associated with dementia, how best to diagnose this syndrome and how to help families care for dementia patients has not been undertaken in Latin American countries, where the family ...
Biological basis for cerebral dysfunction in schizophrenia in contrast with Alzheimer's disease
(Frontiers Media, 2014)
Schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease are two disorders that, while conceptualized as pathophysiologically and clinically distinct, cause substantial cognitive and behavioral impairment worldwide, and target apparently ...
Vascular dementia: Different forms of vessel disorders contribute to the development of dementia in the elderly brain
(PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTDOXFORD, 2012)
The diagnosis of vascular dementia (VaD) describes a group of various vessel disorders with different types of vascular lesions that finally contribute to the development of dementia. Most common forms of VaD in the elderly ...
Dementia in Latin America: An Emergent Silent Tsunami
(Frontiers Research Foundation, 2016-10)
Recently the Lancet Neurology Commission (Winblad et al., 2016) has provided expert recommendations and highlighted that European Union (EU) is well positioned to take the work lead to prevent and cure the Alzheimer's ...
Frequência de demência em idosos internados em enfermaria de Geriatria de um hospital público Brasileiro
Patients with dementia are commonly admitted to inpatient sectors. The aim of this study was to describe the frequency of dementia among elderly inpatients admitted to the Geriatrics Sector of a Brazilian Tertiary University ...
Demência na população de pacientes do Hospital das Clínicas da UnicampDementia in patients of UNICAMP University Hospital
(Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2002)
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BVAMSTERDAM, 2012)
The epidemic growth of dementia causes great concern for the society. It is customary to consider Alzheimer's disease (AD) as the most common cause of dementia, followed by vascular dementia (VaD). This dichotomous view ...
Neuropsychiatric symptoms in the prodromal stages of dementia
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014)