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Stigma and its implications for dementia in South Africa: a multi-stakeholder exploratory study

published on Thursday, June 9th, 2022

Jacobs R, Schneider M, Farina N, du Toit P, Evans-Lacko S (2022) Stigma and its implications for dementia in South Africa: a multi-stakeholder exploratory study, Ageing and Society. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X2200040X

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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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Conference poster (ADI, 2020) Stigma related to dementia in India: Current status and challenges

published on Monday, May 23rd, 2022

STRiDE WP3 India ADI 2020 poster SH_ This poster, presented at the ADI conference 2020, highlights findings from a study of attitudes to dementia and associated stigma in India. The findings show that there is  poor awareness of dementia, socio cultural aspects contributing towards perceptions leading to stigma and barriers in access to dementia care […]

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STRiDE project team members at the ADI conference

published on Thursday, June 9th, 2022

Members of the STRiDE project team are joining the Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference between 9 June and 11 June 2022. Over the course of the first day today there were a number of highlights. STRiDE Brazil Our colleague Carolina Godoy presented a poster showcasing findings on stigma and dementia in Brazil: STRiDE India Our colleague […]

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New paper: Stigma and its implications for dementia in South Africa

published on Thursday, June 9th, 2022

Research has found that people living with dementia and carers experienced high levels of internalised stigma, related to negative public attitudes, which were associated with high levels of isolation, health system unpreparedness and limited access to support in South Africa. The paper was written by STRiDE colleagues, Roxanne Jacobs, Marguerite Schneider, Nicolas Farina, Petra du […]

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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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Christine Musyimi

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Dr Christine Musyimi is a community mental health researcher at Africa Mental Health Research and Training Foundation. She received her PhD in Global Mental Health from Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, and MSc in Medical Statistics and BSc in Nursing from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. She has written extensively (in book chapters and peer-reviewed journals) on […]

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