Early development and progression of dementing illness in the elderly: a general-practice based study.

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In a study carried out in 21 general practices in Mannheim, Germany, a stratified random sample (N = 507) of patients over the age of 65 years was drawn from the total of nearly 4000 who were medically documented. Eighty per cent of the sample were examined, using the Hierarchic Dementia Scale to test cognitive functioning and the CAMDEX criteria to assess… (More)

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@article{Cooper1996EarlyDA, title={Early development and progression of dementing illness in the elderly: a general-practice based study.}, author={Britney Cooper and Horst Bickel and Martina Sch{\"a}ufele}, journal={Psychological medicine}, year={1996}, volume={26 2}, pages={411-9} }