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Dementia and other mental disorders among 95-year olds

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Title: Dementia and other mental disorders among 95-year olds
Authors: Börjesson-Hanson, Anne
Issue Date: 17-Apr-2008
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Inst of Neuroscience and Physiology. Dept of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry
Parts of work: The prevalence of dementia in 95 year olds. Anne Börjesson-Hanson, Eva Edin, Thorsteinn Gislason, Ingmar Skoog. Neurology 2004;63:2436-2438

Five-year mortality in relation to dementia and cognitive function in 95-year olds. Anne Börjesson-Hanson, Deborah Gustafson, Ingmar Skoog. Neurology 2007;69:2069-2075

Prevalence of mental disorders in a population sample of 95-year-olds compared with 75- and 85-year-olds from the same birth cohort. Anne Börjesson-Hanson, Svante Östling, Deborah Gustafson, Margda Waern, Ingmar Skoog. Submitted

Psychotic symptoms and paranoid ideation in a population-based sample of 95-year olds. Svante Östling, Anne Börjesson-Hanson, Ingmar Skoog. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2007;15:999-1004

Disputation: Fredagen den 9 maj 2008, kl. 13.00
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: nonagenarians, 95-year-olds, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, depression, anxiety, psychotic, paranoid ideation, cognitive function, mortality, population attributable risk, population study, prevalence, epidemiology, oldest old, very elderly
Abstract: The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of mental disorders and age related differences in the very elderly. In addition, five-year mortality after age 95 in relation to dementia and cognitive function in non-demented, was examined. A population sample of 338 95-year olds (response rate 65%) living in Gothenburg, Sweden, was compared with 85- (N=494) and 75-year olds (N=303) from the same birth cohort. All participants were examined by psychiatrists. The assessments included th... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-7439-1
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