Dementia associated mental and behavioural disturbances in elderly people in the community: findings from the first Nakayama study.

@article{Ikeda2004DementiaAM,
  title={Dementia associated mental and behavioural disturbances in elderly people in the community: findings from the first Nakayama study.},
  author={Manabu Ikeda and Ryuji Fukuhara and Kazue Shigenobu and Kazuhiko Hokoishi and Nobuki Maki and Akihiko Nebu and Kenjiro Komori and Hirotaka Tanabe},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={146-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of mental and behavioural disturbances associated with dementia in elderly people living in the Japanese community of Nakayama. METHODS A door to door three phase population survey was carried out on all persons aged 65 years and older living at home. The study included a psychiatric interview, neurological and neuropsychological examination, and cranial computed tomography. Participants with dementia were rated on the neuropsychiatric inventory… CONTINUE READING