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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Alzheimer's disease in India : Bibliography. (1)

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- Lamb, Sarah. "Elder Residences and Outsourced Sons: The Remaking of Aging in Cosmopolitan India." The Cultural Context of Aging: World-Wide Perspectives. 3rd ed. Ed. Jay Sokolovsky. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2008. 418-440.
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AGEING IN INDIA, 1999 report prepared for WHO by Dr Indira Jai Prakash, Professor of Psychology. Bangalore University, Bangalore, India.  PDF available on request or at :

- "Closing the treatment gap for dementia in India", Amit Dias and 
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- ‎"Conceptualizing a Geriatric Care Facility" by Asharaf Salam, in the Turkish Journal of Geriatrics, 2009, pdf available at:    

- Dr O.P. Sharma : " Geriatric care 2008", a text book on geriatric and gerontology, edited by Dr O.P. Sharma.
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The Opportunity in Geriatric Care in India. Anas Weblog. February 14, 2010. 
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- "Psychological Health of Primary Caregivers of Home-Based Older Adults with Dementia in India, Taiwan, and the United States".topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2010, 26 : 1, pp.17-31. 
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- Perceived Caregiver Burden in India:Implications for Social ServicesBy Rashmi GuptaNancy Rowe and Vijayan K. PillaiAffilia February 2009 24: 69-79
- Assessment of burden in caregivers of Alzheimer's disease from India

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- Translating Policy and Practice: Day Care for People with Dementia in Kerala, IndiaGlobal Social Policy August 1, 2007 7:203-221By Louise McCabe,University of Stirling, UK. 
- Utility of the Clinical Dementia Rating in Asian PopulationsClin Med Res March 1, 2007 5:61-70
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