Use of medication : with anticholinergic properties and cognitive function in a young -old community sample.
Objectives: To examine whether anticholinergic medications have effects on the level of cognitive function or cognitive decline in persons in their early to mid 60s. Methods: A randomly selected community-based sample of 2058 persons aged 60-64 at baseline was interviewed twice over four years. Anticholinergic medication use was determined from self-report medication data using the Anticholinergic Drug Scale. Cognition was assessed with the California Verbal Learning Test I (one trial), Digits...[Show more]
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|Source:||International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry|