Cognitive dysfunction in an urban Indian population--some observations.

  title={Cognitive dysfunction in an urban Indian population--some observations.},
  author={Tapas Kumar Banerjee and Chandra S Mukherjee and Alakananda Dutt and Anantha S Shekhar and Avijit Hazra},
  volume={31 2},
There is no prospective study of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in India. This study aims to determine the prevalence rate of dementia and to prospectively analyze a group of patients with MCI. A door-to-door cross-sectional cluster survey was conducted in Kolkata, India, among those aged >50 years to estimate the prevalence rate of dementia. Then annual assessment of cognitive function using a validated questionnaire battery was undertaken among 21 elderly individuals with memory complaints… CONTINUE READING

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