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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Eldemire, A. M. Denise
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Community Health and Psychiatry
Article Title
Level of mental impairment in the Jamaican elderly and the issues of screening levels, caregiving, support systems, carepersons, and female burden
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Journal Title
Molecular and Chemical Neuropathology
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Date of Publication
1996
Volume ID
28
Issue ID
1-3
Page(s)
115-120
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Abstract
A community-based study using the Folstein minimental screening tool identified 2.3 percent of the over-60 Jamaican population as being severely impaired and 11.8 percent as questionable. The family was identified as the main source of support, and female relatives the main carepersons
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