Dementia in older adults with intellectual disabilities - epidemiology, presentation, and diagnosis

Andre Strydom, Shahin Shooshtari, Lynette Lee, Veena Raykar, Jennifer Jayne Torr, John Tsiouris, Nancy Jokinen, Ken Courtenay, Nick Bass, Margie Sinnema, Marian Maaskant

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    To update and summarize current knowledge on dementia in older adults with ID, the authors conducted a comprehensive review of the published literature from 1997i??2008 with a specific focus on: (1) epidemiology of dementia in ID in general as well as in specific genetic syndromes; (2) presentation; and (3) diagnostic criteria for dementia. The review drew upon a combination of searches in electronic databases Medline, EMBASE, and PsycINFO for original research papers in English, Dutch, or German
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)96 - 110
    Number of pages15
    JournalJournal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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