Caregiving and dementia/Topics/Younger onset dementia

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DTSC logosymbol.jpg This page describes a Dementia Training Study Centre National Priority Area.
Younger onset dementia

This NPA focuses on caring for people with younger-onset dementia.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Although dementia is far more common in the geriatric population, it can occur before the age of 65, in which case it is termed "early onset dementia".[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Fadil, H., Borazanci, A., Haddou, E. A. B.,Yahyaoui, M., Korniychuk, E., Jaffe, S. L., Minagar, A. (2009). "Early Onset Dementia". International Review of Neurobiology. International Review of Neurobiology 84: 245–262. doi:10.1016/S0074-7742(09)00413-9. ISBN 978-0-12-374833-1. PMID 19501722.