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Self-Reported Cognitive Decline on the Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the ElderlyIs Associated with Dementia, Instrumental Activities of Daily Living and Depression but Not Longitudinal Cognitive Change

Eramudugolla, Ranmalee; Cherbuin, Nicolas; Easteal, Simon; Anstey, Kaarin; Jorm, Anthony F

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Background/Aim: A subjective history of cognitive decline is integral to dementia screening, yet there are few data on the accuracy of retrospective self-reports. We prospectively examined the longitudinal predictors of self-reported decline, including rate of cognitive change, clinical diagnosis, depressive symptoms and personality. Methods: We used a large (n = 2,551) community-dwelling sample of older adults (60-64 years at baseline) and tracked their cognitive functioning over 3 waves...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/50194
Source: Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders
DOI: 10.1159/000345439

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