Which types of mental work demands may be associated with reduced risk of dementia?

@article{Then2017WhichTO,
  title={Which types of mental work demands may be associated with reduced risk of dementia?},
  author={Francisca S. Then and Tobias Luck and Kathrin Heser and Annette Ernst and Tina Posselt and Birgitt Wiese and Silke Mamone and Christian Brettschneider and H H K{\"o}nig and Siegfried Weyerer and Jochen Werle and Edelgard Moesch and Horst Bickel and Angela Fuchs and Michael Pentzek and Wolfgang Maier and Martin Scherer and Michael Wagner and Steffi G Riedel-Heller},
  journal={Alzheimer's & dementia : the journal of the Alzheimer's Association},
  year={2017},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={431-440}
}
INTRODUCTION Previous studies have demonstrated that an overall high level of mental work demands decreased dementia risk. In our study, we investigated whether this effect is driven by specific mental work demands and whether it is exposure dependent. METHODS Patients aged 75+ years were recruited from general practitioners and participated in up to seven assessment waves (every 1.5 years) of the longitudinal AgeCoDe study. Analyses of the impact of specific mental work demands on dementia… CONTINUE READING