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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Schwalen, S; Forstl, H 
Titel:
Alzheimer's disease: Knowledge and attitudes in a representative survey 
Abstract:
Dementia is a prevalent syndrome in ageing societies and therefore of significant medical and social importance for the general population. We have studied knowledge and attitudes towards Alzheimer's dementia (AD) of 1245 epidemiologically representative individuals between 14 and 99 years. Only 13% mentioned memory disturbances, e.g. forgetfulness, as hallmarks of AD; 54% knew that age was a major risk factor; 47% felt that "brain-jogging" was therapeutically useful. In case of developing AD,...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Neuropsychiatry 
Jahr:
2008 
Band / Volume:
22 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
35-37 
Sprache:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0467-1066 
TUM Einrichtung:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie