Late-life cynical distrust, risk of incident dementia, and mortality in a population-based cohort

  title={Late-life cynical distrust, risk of incident dementia, and mortality in a population-based cohort},
  author={Elisa Neuvonen and Minna Rusanen and Alina Solomon and Tiia Ngandu and Tiina Laatikainen and Hilkka Soininen and Miia Kivipelto and Anna-Maija Tolppanen},
  pages={2205 - 2212}
Objective: We investigated the association between late-life cynical distrust and incident dementia and mortality (mean follow-up times of 8.4 and 10.4 years, respectively) in the Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Aging and Dementia Study. Methods: Cynical distrust was measured based on the Cook-Medley Scale and categorized into tertiles. Cognitive status was evaluated with a 3-step protocol including screening, clinical phase, and differential diagnostic phase. Dementia was diagnosed according to… 

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