Lay perceptions regarding the competence of persons with Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Werner2006LayPR,
  title={Lay perceptions regarding the competence of persons with Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Perla Werner},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 7},
  pages={674-80}
}
  • Perla Werner
  • Published 2006 in International journal of geriatric psychiatry
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to assess lay persons' perceptions about the competence of a person with AD and its relationship to social distance. METHODS Face-to-face interviews were conducted with a total of 206 Jewish Israeli adults (mean age = 59.7) using an experimental vignette methodology, varying in the severity of the disease. Participants were requested to rate the competence of the person described in the vignette in the areas of driving, health-decision making… CONTINUE READING