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Name: Aging clinical and experimental research
Alzheimer's disease (AD) and vascular dementia (VaD) are the two most common types of dementia. Although the combination of these disorders, called 'mixed' dementia, is recognized, the prevailing clin...
In many cases, people with dementia (PWD) receive their first diagnosis at an advanced stage of the disease. A timely diagnosis, however, is crucial for the utilization of therapies and support servic...
Despite the integral role that women play in the care of older adults in South Asian families, limited empirical data are available on the impact of migration from South Asia to England. The purpose o...
The aim is to test whether adding a simple physical test such as walking speed (WS) to the neuropsychological assessment increases the predictive ability to detect dementia.
To examine the predictors associated with quality of life of nursing home residents with dementia, in order to identify which predictors are most important and hold most promise for future interventio...
Cognitive disorders in Parkinson's disease (PD) are not as obvious as cognitive disorders in Alzheimer disease and their diagnosis tends to be delayed. If neuropsychological assessment of ...
OCD patients are assessed before and after treatment using diagnostic tools, rating scales neuropsychological assessment and functional and structural MR-scans.
Background: The aging of the population has lead to a significant increase in the number of older people suffering from cognitive impairment and dementia. The present lack of effective dr...
People with dementia have complex medical, social, and psychological needs and can be exacerbated by physical illness and the complex relationships between health care systems, patients an...
This project is based on a three-year program that aims to improve the knowledge of the socioeconomic consequences of dementia in Norway. By including patients with and without dementia in...
A marked difference between the individual’s expressed/experienced gender and the gender others would assign him or her, and it must continue for at least six months. (from DSM-5)
Individuals including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, gender non-conforming people, and other populations whose sexual orientation or GENDER IDENTITY and reproductive development is considered outside cultural, societal, or physiological norms.
A series of tests designed to assess neuropsychological function. The battery is used to diagnose specific cerebral dysfunction and also to determine lateralization.
Prejudice or discrimination based on gender or behavior or attitudes that foster stereotyped social roles based on gender.
A person's concept of self as being male and masculine or female and feminine, or ambivalent, based in part on physical characteristics, parental responses, and psychological and social pressures. It is the internal experience of gender role.
Of all the types of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease is the most common, affecting around 465,000 people in the UK. Neurons in the brain die, becuase 'plaques' and 'tangles' (mis-folded proteins) form in the brain. People with Al...
Dementia describes a range of symptoms of cognitive decline. For example memory loss, problems with reasoning and communication skills, and a reduction in a person's abilities and skills in carrying out daily activities. There are about 820,000 peo...