Alzheimer's disease & dementia

AAN issues ethical guidance for dementia diagnosis and care

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the world's largest association of neurologists with more than 36,000 members, is issuing ethical guidance for neurologists and neuroscience professionals who care for people with ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Travellers struggle to cope with family dementia

Gypsies and Travellers struggle to cope with dementia in family members, and are often in denial about a loved-one's condition or try to hide it, a new research report has found.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New blood test for the diagnostics of frontotemporal dementia

Frontotemporal dementia is the second most common cause of dementia in the working age population. Its diagnostics are complicated by the similar symptoms presented by patients with psychiatric disorders or other neurodegenerative ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Real world methods to improve dementia care

Using real-world training and coaching, two new Flinders University research projects are aiming to bring much needed improvements to the care provided to people living with dementia.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Risk for dementia diagnosis up for seniors with schizophrenia

Older adults with schizophrenia have an increased risk for receiving a diagnosis of dementia compared with those without serious mental illness (SMI), according to a study published in the June issue of JAMA Psychiatry.

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