Does participation in leisure activities lead to reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease? A prospective study of Swedish twins.

@article{Crowe2003DoesPI,
  title={Does participation in leisure activities lead to reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease? A prospective study of Swedish twins.},
  author={Michael S. Crowe and Ross Andel and Nancy L Pedersen and B Johansson and Margaret Gatz},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={58 5},
  pages={P249-55}
}
This study examined whether participation in leisure activities during early and middle adulthood was associated with reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease. The sample consisted of 107 same-sex twin pairs discordant for dementia and for whom information on leisure activities was self-reported more than 20 years prior to clinical evaluation. A factor analysis of these activities yielded three activity factors: intellectual-cultural, self-improvement, and domestic activity. Matched-pair analyses… CONTINUE READING

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