Looking for signs of Alzheimer's disease.

  title={Looking for signs of Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Lynne Gershenson Hodgson and Stephen J. Cutler},
  journal={International journal of aging & human development},
  volume={56 4},
This study examined the correlates of symptom-seeking behavior for Alzheimer's disease (AD) among middle-aged persons. Symptom seeking, the tendency to search for signs of disease, is one manifestation of an individual's concern about developing AD. The data were obtained from a survey of two subsamples of 40-60 year old adults: 1) 108 adult children with a living parent with a diagnosis of probable AD; and 2) 150 adults in a matched group with no parental history of AD. Bivariate and… CONTINUE READING

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