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Target risk factors for dementia prevention: a systematic review and Delphi consensus study on the evidence from observational studies

Deckers, Kay; van Boxtel, Martin P J; Schiepers, Olga J G; de Vugt, Marjolein; Sánchez, Juan Luis Muñoz; Brayne, Carol; Dartigues, Jean-Francois; Engedal, Knut; Kivipelto, Miia; Ritchie, Karen; Starr, John M; Yaffe, Kristine; Irving, Kate; Verhey, Frans R J; Köhler, Sebastian; Anstey, Kaarin


OBJECTIVE: Dementia has a multifactorial etiology, but the importance of individual health and lifestyle related risk factors is often uncertain or based on few studies. The goal of this paper is to identify the major modifiable risk factors for dementia as a first step in developing an effective preventive strategy and promoting healthy late life cognitive functioning. METHODS: A mixed-method approach combined findings from a systematic literature review and a Delphi consensus study. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-12-12
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Early View (2014)
DOI: 10.1002/gps.4245


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