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Ageing and dementia in low and middle income countries - Using research to engage with public and policy makers.
(In ternational Review of Psychiatry, 2008)
While two thirds of the 24 million people with dementia worldwide live in low and middle income countries, very little research has been conducted to support policy making in these regions. Among the non-communicable ...
The epidemiology of dependency among urban-dwelling older people in the Dominican Republic: a cross-sectional survey.
(BMC Public Health, 2008)
Demographic ageing, and the health transition will soon lead to large increases in the number of dependent older people in low and middle income countries. Despite its importance, this topic has not previously been ...
Prevalence of dementia in Latin America, India, and China: a population-based cross-sectional survey.
(The Lancet, 2008)
Studies have suggested that the prevalence of dementia is lower in developing than in developed regions. We investigated the prevalence and severity of dementia in sites in low-income and middle-income countries according ...
The 10/66 Dementia Research Group's fully operationalised DSM-IV dementia computerized diagnostic algorithm, compared with the 0/66 dementia algorithm and a clinician diagnosis: a population validation study
(BMC Public Health, 2008-06-24)
Background: The criterion for dementia implicit in DSM-IV is widely used in research but not fully operationalised. The 10/66 Dementia Research Group sought to do this using assessments from their one phase dementia ...