[An index for evaluation of cognitive-behavioral disorders in elderly people living in nursing homes].

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Aim of the study was to create an instrument (DISCO Index) to evaluate cognitive-behavioural disturbances in elderly people. We considered n. 192 elderly people living in Torino's nursing homes, n. 76 people screened by the Geriatric Evaluation Unit (GEU) of S. Giovanni Battista Hospital in Torino and n. 136 subjects evaluated by a Torino's District GEU… (More)

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@article{Ponzetto2003AnIF, title={[An index for evaluation of cognitive-behavioral disorders in elderly people living in nursing homes].}, author={Maria Ponzetto and Barbara Maero and Paola Maina and Fabrizio Giuseppe Menchini Fabris}, journal={Recenti progressi in medicina}, year={2003}, volume={94 1}, pages={8-11} }