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Cognitive Impairment in Australia and Latin American and Caribbean Countries: Life Expectancy, Diet and Physical Activity, and the Potential for Prevention

Ashby-Mitchell, Kimberly

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The prevalence of moderate or severe cognitive impairment (CIm) rises steeply with age. It is well documented that our populations (both in developed and low- and middle-income countries) are ageing and that lifestyle factors may hold the key to preserving mental and functional status. This thesis adopts a cross-national approach between Australia and seven Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries and focuses on two modifiable lifestyle factors – diet and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-05-10
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/101464

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