Ability to perform activities of daily living is the main factor affecting quality of life in patients with dementia

Christian Andersen, Kim U Wittrup-Jensen, Anette Lolk, Kjeld Andersen, Per Kragh-Sørensen

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Abstract

Dementia is a chronic illness associated with a progressive loss of cognitive and intellectual abilities, such as memory, judgment and abstract thinking. The objective of this study was to assess the health utilities of patients with dementia in Europe and identify the key factors influencing their Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQol).
Original languageEnglish
JournalHealth and Quality of Life Outcomes
Volume2
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)52
ISSN1477-7525
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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Keywords

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Caregivers
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Dementia
  • Denmark
  • Dependency (Psychology)
  • Female
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Humans
  • Interviews as Topic
  • Male
  • Psychometrics
  • Quality of Life
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Sickness Impact Profile
  • Socioeconomic Factors

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Andersen, Christian ; Wittrup-Jensen, Kim U ; Lolk, Anette ; Andersen, Kjeld ; Kragh-Sørensen, Per. / Ability to perform activities of daily living is the main factor affecting quality of life in patients with dementia. In: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. 2004 ; Vol. 2, No. 1. pp. 52.
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