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Characterizing mild cognitive disorders in the young-old over 8 years: prevalence, estimated incidence, stability of diagnosis, and impact on IADLs

Anstey, Kaarin; Cherbuin, Nicolas; Eramudugolla, Ranmalee; Sargent-Cox, Kerry; Easteal, Simon; Kumar, Rajeev; Sachdev, Perminder Singh


OBJECTIVES: Few studies report incidence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and other mild cognitive disorders (MCD) in cohorts in their 60s, at an age when diagnoses are less stable. The authors’ goal was to estimate the incidence and prevalence of MCI and MCD, characterize subgroups with stable vs nonstable diagnoses, and evaluate the impact of diagnosis on daily life in a young-old cohort. METHODS: A community-based cohort age 60 to 64 years in 1999 (n 5 2551) was monitored for 8 years and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-03-07
Type: Journal article
Source: Alzheimer's & Dementia 9.6 (2013): 640-648
DOI: 10.1016/j.jalz.2012.11.013


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