Attitudes of the German General Population toward Early Diagnosis of Dementia – Results of a Representative Telephone Survey

@inproceedings{Luck2012AttitudesOT,
  title={Attitudes of the German General Population toward Early Diagnosis of Dementia – Results of a Representative Telephone Survey},
  author={Tobias Luck and Melanie Luppa and Jennifer Sieber and Georg Schomerus and Perla Werner and H Koenig and Steffi G Riedel-Heller},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Early detection of dementia has clearly improved. Even though none of the currently available treatments for the most common form of dementia, Alzheimer's dementia, promises a cure, early diagnosis provides several benefits for patients, caregivers, and health care systems. This study aimed to describe attitudes toward early diagnosis of dementia in the German general population. METHODS A representative telephone survey of the German population aged 18+ years (n = 1,002) was… CONTINUE READING
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