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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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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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Roxanne Jacobs

published on Monday, November 11th, 2019

Roxanne Jacobs has joined the South African team at the Centre for Public Mental Health at the University of Cape Town, as an early career researcher on the STRiDE project. She is a research psychologist with a background in psychology, research methods and gender women’s studies. Roxanne has worked with multi-disciplinary teams both locally and […]

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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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