By Ennapadam S. Krishnamoorthy, Martin J. Prince, Jeffrey L. Cummings

ISBN-10: 0521857767

ISBN-13: 9780521857765

Progress within the prevalence of dementia offers significant demanding situations to international healthcare structures. because the burden of dementia in non-Western cultures grows, constructing countries are anticipated to overhaul constructed international locations by way of dementia occurrence. Insights from constructing international locations and transcultural concerns are, however, overlooked within the released literature. Dementia: a world strategy fills this hole through integrating modern cross-cultural wisdom approximately dementia. every one part experiences the literature from the printed, predominantly Western, viewpoint, contrasting it with empirical wisdom from non-Western cultures. masking significant medical, epidemiological and medical components of curiosity, designated attention is usually given to care-giving types internationally and administration of sufferers who've migrated among areas. Enriched with own insights from scientific specialists around the globe, this can be a key textual content for neurologists, geriatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, epidemiologists and all these liable for coping with provisions of dementia providers.

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27 Chapter 3. Alzheimer’s disease: the African American story higher than those for Whites after adjusting for education [7]. The role of education in risk for AD in African Americans Low education is one of the most consistently reported risk factors for AD, dementia, and cognitive decline in all populations including African Americans. Education also influences scores in neuropsychological testing and differentially so for African Americans [8]. However, Manly and her colleagues [9] have concluded that education, at least as recorded by grade level, is an inadequate measurement of educational experience in African Americans because of the marked discrepancies between the quality of education in regions of the country as a residue of racial discriminatory policies.

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