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Stigma in Brazil: World Alzheimer’s Report 2019

published on Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Ferri C, Mateus E, Oliveira D, da Mata F (2019) Stigma in Brazil: The narrative of a person with young-onset dementia, in Alzheimer’s Disease International, World Alzheimer Report 2019: Attitudes to Dementia, ADI, London, pp 116.

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Stigma and dementia care in Kenya: World Alzheimer’s report

published on Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Musyimi C, Mutunga E, Ndetei D (2019) Stigma and dementia care in Kenya; Strengthening Responses to Dementia in Developing Countries (STRiDE) Project, in Alzheimer’s Disease International, World Alzheimer Report 2019: Attitudes to Dementia, ADI, London, pp 121-122.

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Perceptions and experiences of dementia and its care in rural Kenya

published on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Musyimi CW, Ndetei DM, Evans-Lacko S, Oliveira D, Mutunga E, Farina N (2021) Perceptions and experiences of dementia and its care in rural Kenya, Dementia.

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Experiences of stigma and discrimination among people living with dementia and family carers in Brazil

published on Thursday, May 20th, 2021

Oliveira D, Da Mata F, Mateus E, Musyimi C, Farina N, Ferri C, Evans-Lacko S (2021) Experiences of stigma and discrimination among people living with dementia and family carers in Brazil: Qualitative study, Ageing and Society, 1-22.

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New paper: Experiences of stigma and discrimination among people living with dementia and family carers in Brazil

published on Thursday, May 20th, 2021

Research has found that dementia was commonly viewed by people living with dementia as part of ageing and carers reported low levels of knowledge and awareness about the condition in Brazil. The paper was written by STRiDE colleagues, Déborah Oliveira, Fabiana Araújo Figueiredo Da Mata, Elaine Mateus, Christine W. Musyimi, Nicolas Farina, Cleusa P. Ferri […]

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New paper: Perceptions and experiences of dementia and its care in rural Kenya

published on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Research has found a general lack of knowledge of dementia among family carers, healthcare professionals and the general public in Kenya. The paper was written by STRiDE colleagues, Christine Musyimi, David Ndetei, Sara Evans-Lacko, Deborah Oliveira, Elizabth Mutunga and Nicolas Farina, and published in the journal Dementia this week. The research aimed to explore the perceptions […]

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Reducing stigma

published on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Stigma can negatively affect personal relationships and quality of life and delay access to care and treatment. This stigma could include low awareness or knowledge of treatments, negative attitudes or discriminatory behaviour by individuals, in addition to unfair institutional or governmental practices or policies. Misunderstanding of what causes dementia and fear of being labelled as […]

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Sara Evans-Lacko

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Dr Sara Evans-Lacko is a mental health services researcher with a particular interest in the role of health services and social support in the prevention and treatment of mental illness. Her research focuses on developing innovative methods to improve access to and quality of mental health care for young people and cross-cultural applications of this […]

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Nicolas Farina

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Dr Nicolas Farina has eclectic research interests spanning from the benefits of physical activity, to identifying ways to maintain and improve people’s quality of life. The consistent element of his research is that it always involves people with dementia. More recently, his research interests have moved to understand people’s attitudes of dementia and also how […]

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Ishtar Govia

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Dr Ishtar Govia, Lecturer in Epidemiology at the Caribbean Institute for Health Research, UWI Mona, is a research psychologist, specializing in mixed methods and implementation science. She volunteers as a Director on the Board of Directors of Alzheimer’s Jamaica and works with persons with dementia and their helping network. Her research interests include social determinants […]

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