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Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Alzheimer’s Disease: Comparison of Cognitive Decline Cohort Study (UCL)

Summary Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) accounts for 10%-15% of dementia cases and has distinct clinical features associated with earlier institutionalisation and a higher level of carer distress than in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Understanding more about the rate of decline of cognitive … Continue reading

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Who Benefits Most From Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST)? (University College London)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 11, June 2012]. Summary The study investigated the factors which predict who is likely to benefit from Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST). Two hundred and seventy-two … Continue reading

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Higher Dementia Risk in African Caribbean Older People

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011]. Summary There appears to be a higher prevalence of dementia in African-Caribbean people generally, possibly related to vascular risk factors, so … Continue reading

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