The meaning of reporting forgetfulness: a cross-sectional study of adults in the English 2007 Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey.

@article{Cooper2011TheMO,
  title={The meaning of reporting forgetfulness: a cross-sectional study of adults in the English 2007 Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey.},
  author={Claudia Cooper and Paul Bebbington and James E. B. Lindesay and Howard I Meltzer and Sally McManus and Rachel Jenkins and Gill Livingston},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={711-7}
}
OBJECTIVES we measured subjective memory impairment (SMI) across the whole adult age range in a representative, national survey. Age is the strongest risk factor for dementia and SMI may be a precursor of objective cognitive impairment. We therefore hypothesised that SMI prevalence would rise with age in a non-demented population. METHOD we analysed data from the English 2007 Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey, representative of people in private households. Participants were asked whether… CONTINUE READING
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