Dementia's Disease Burden and the Potential Role of Community-Based Interventions to Inform Risk Reduction Strategies

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Angus, Jocelyn, Sims, Jane, Feldman, Susan and Radermacher, Harriet L (2008) Dementia's Disease Burden and the Potential Role of Community-Based Interventions to Inform Risk Reduction Strategies. Journal of Chinese General Practice, 11 (9a). pp. 1530-1528. ISSN 1007-9572

Abstract

In this paper, we discuss the aetiology of dementia and its association with other conditions, and then propose the use of community based interventions to address the population′s dementia risk. It is argued that aggressive diagnosis and community education strategies directed towards treatable co-morbid conditions may reduce or delay the incidence of dementia a critical consideration both from a quality of life and a resource perspective

Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/3478
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
Current > FOR Classification > 1117 Public Health and Health Services
Historical > SEO Classification > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Keywords ResPubID15342. dementia, community intervention, community education, risk reduction strategies
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