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  1. Frequency and distribution of Alzheimer's disease in Europe : a collaborative study of 1980-1990 prevalence findings.

    Article - En anglais

    We reanalyzed and compared current prevalence estimates of Alzheimer's disease in Europe.

    Studies characterized as follows qualified for comparison:

    • dementia defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, 3rd edition, or equivalent criteria;

    • Alzheimer's disease diagnosed by the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke-Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association or equivalent criteria;

    • case-finding through direct individual examination;

    • appropriate sample size;

    • and inclusion of institutionalized persons.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Démence Alzheimer, Maladie dégénérative, Epidémiologie, Europe, Prévalence, Homme, Système nerveux pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Alzheimer disease, Degenerative disease, Epidemiology, Europe, Prevalence, Human, Nervous system diseases

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 92-0073598

    Code Inist : 002B17G. Création : 199406.