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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Bickel, H; Riemenschneider, M; Kurz, A 
Title:
[Associations between dementia and head circumference as a measure of brain reserve--results from the Bavarian School sisters study] 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to examine the relationship of head circumference as a marker of maximal attained brain size to late-life cognitive impairment and dementia. METHODS: Cognitive performance was assessed and the presence of dementia was diagnosed in a cross-sectional study of 442 Catholic sisters aged 65 years and over. RESULTS: A head circumference below average was significantly associated with the presence of dementia even after adjustment for age, body mass index and presenc...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Psychiatr Prax 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
33 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
138-44 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0303-4259 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie