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Use of medications to enhance memory in a large community sample of 60-64 year olds

Jorm, Anthony F; Christensen, Helen; Rodgers, Bryan

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Background: There are no existing epidemiological data on use of medications to enhance memory. Method: A community survey was carried out in Canberra and Queanbeyan, Australia, of an electoral roll sample of 2551 adults aged 60-64 years. Data collected included self-reports of using medications to enhance memory, tests of memory and other cognitive functions, anxiety, depression, physical health and use of other medications. Results: 2.8% of the sample reported using medications to enhance...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78160
Source: International Psychogeriatrics
DOI: 10.1017/S1041610204000298

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