Patients with Alzheimer's disease have reduced activities in midlife compared with healthy control-group members

@article{Friedland2001PatientsWA,
  title={Patients with Alzheimer's disease have reduced activities in midlife compared with healthy control-group members},
  author={R. Friedland and T. Fritsch and K. Smyth and E. Koss and A. Lerner and C. Chen and G. Petot and S. Debanne},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2001},
  volume={98},
  pages={3440 - 3445}
}
  • R. Friedland, T. Fritsch, +5 authors S. Debanne
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • The development of Alzheimer's disease (AD) later in life may be reflective of environmental factors operating over the course of a lifetime. Educational and occupational attainments have been found to be protective against the development of the disease but participation in activities has received little attention. In a case-control study, we collected questionnaire data about 26 nonoccupational activities from ages 20 to 60. Participants included 193 people with probable or possible AD and… CONTINUE READING
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