Eldemire, A. M. Denise
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Community Health and Psychiatry
Level of mental impairment in the Jamaican elderly and the issues of screening levels, caregiving, support systems, carepersons, and female burden
Molecular and Chemical Neuropathology
Date of Publication
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