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Recognition, Attitudes and Causal Beliefs regarding Dementia in Italian, Greek and Chinese Australians

Low, Lee-Fay; Anstey, Kaarin; Lackersteen, Steven; Camit, Michael; Harrison, Fleur; Draper, Brian; Brodaty, Henry

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Background/Aim: To investigate recognition, attitudes and causal beliefs regarding dementia in Italian, Greek and Chinese Australians in comparison with 3rd generation Australians. Little is known about dementia literacy in these racial and ethnic minority groups. Methods: A cross-sectional telephone survey was conducted of 350 Italian, 414 Greek, 437 Chinese and 500 3rd generation Australians randomly selected from the telephone directory. Results: Third generation participants (85%) were more...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/18132
Source: Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders
DOI: 10.1159/000321667

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