The transition to dementia--individual and family experiences of receiving a diagnosis: a review.

@article{Robinson2011TheTT,
  title={The transition to dementia--individual and family experiences of receiving a diagnosis: a review.},
  author={Louise Robinson and Alan Gemski and Clare Abley and John Bond and John P. Keady and Sarah Campbell and Kritika Samsi and Jill Manthorpe},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 7},
  pages={1026-43}
}
BACKGROUND Consensus recommends early recognition of memory problems through multi-disciplinary assessment in memory clinics; however, little is known about the experiences of people accessing such services. The aim of this review was to synthesis empirical evidence on patient and carer experiences in the transition to dementia. METHODS This review updates an earlier review (Bamford et al., 2004) on the topic of disclosure of the diagnosis of dementia. Key electronic databases were searched… CONTINUE READING

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