The national dementia strategy in Japan.
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Department of Gerontological Policy, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology (NCGG), 35 Gengo, Morioka-cho, Obu-shi, Aichi 474-8511, Japan.
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Name: International journal of geriatric psychiatry
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