Awareness of social and emotional functioning in people with early-stage dementia and implications for carers.

@article{Nelis2011AwarenessOS,
  title={Awareness of social and emotional functioning in people with early-stage dementia and implications for carers.},
  author={Sharon M Nelis and Linda Clare and Anthony Martyr and Ivana S Markov{\'a} and Ilona Roth and Robert T Woods and Christopher J. Whitaker and Robin G. Morris},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2011},
  volume={15 8},
  pages={961-9}
}
OBJECTIVES This study explores the extent to which awareness of social and emotional function is reduced in early-stage dementia and whether this relates to the quality of life of the person with dementia (PwD), the quality of the relationship between the PwD and carer and carer stress. METHOD Ninety-seven participants with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's, vascular or mixed dementia rated their social functioning using the Socio-Emotional Questionnaire (SEQ). Carers provided parallel ratings… CONTINUE READING
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