Cognitive activity, education and socioeconomic status as preventive factors for mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Sattler2012CognitiveAE,
  title={Cognitive activity, education and socioeconomic status as preventive factors for mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Christine Sattler and Pablo J Toro and Peter Sch{\"o}nknecht and Johannes Schr{\"o}der},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2012},
  volume={196 1},
  pages={90-5}
}
Growing epidemiological evidence suggests that premorbid participation in cognitive leisure activities (CLA) reduces the risk of dementia by increasing cognitive reserve. We investigated the differential effect of CLA, education, and socioeconomic status (SES) on the development of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease (AD). Participants in the prospective population-based ILSE study (*1930-1932; 12-year follow-up) were examined in three examination waves (t1:1993/94; t2:1997… CONTINUE READING