Mortality in Dementia

@article{Guehne2005MortalityID,
  title={Mortality in Dementia},
  author={Uta Guehne and Steffi G. Riedel-Heller and Matthias C. Angermeyer},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={25},
  pages={153 - 162}
}
The objective of this work is to provide a review of the mortality risk in dementia and potential influencing factors. In order to do so, studies on mortality in dementia based on population-based samples of the last 15 years published in PubMed, Web of Science and PSYNDEXplus were considered. Without exception, all types of dementia are associated with a considerably increased mortality risk. Moreover, the risk of death rises with advancing severity of the disorder. Often, a more favorable… 

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