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Dementia diagnosis in developing countries: a cross-cultural validation study.
(Elsevier Limited, 2003)
Research into dementia is needed in developing countries. Assessment of variations in disease frequency between regions might enhance our understanding of the disease, but methodological difficulties need to be addressed. ...
Packages of care for dementia in low- and middle-income countries.
(PolS Medicine, 2009)
This is the fifth in a series of articles highlighting the delivery of "packages of care" for mental health disorders in low- and middle-income countries. Packages of care are combinations of treatments aimed at improving ...
Dietary fish and meat intake and dementia in Latin America, China, and India: A 10/66 Dementia Research Group
(American Journal o f Clinical Nutrition, 2009)
Evidence of an association between fish and meat consumption and risk of dementia is inconsistent and nonexistent in populations in developing countries. Objective: The objective was to investigate associations between ...
Effects of education and culture on the validity of the Geriatric Mental State and its AGECAT algorithm.
(British Journal of Psychiatry, 2004)
The Geriatric Mental State (GMS) is the most widely used psychiatric research assessment for older persons. Evidence for validity comes from the developed world. Aims: To assess the validity of GMS/AGECATorganicity and ...
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 ...