26 Sep 2022

Journal article


Understanding, experiences and attitudes of dementia in India: A qualitative study (journal article)

Research has found that there is a need to raise awareness of dementia in India across all stakeholder groups where it was common for stigmatising language to be used when talking about dementia. The paper was written by STRiDE colleagues, Saadiya Hurzuk, Nicolas Farina, Meera Pattabiraman, Narendhar Ramasamy, Suvarna Alladi, Jayeeta Rajagopala, Adelina Comas-Herrera, Priya […]

03 May 2022



Video from STRiDE India to reduce dementia stigma and increase understanding

Anti-Stigma video created from interviews conducted with Persons with Dementia, Family caregivers and formal caregivers in India. As part of Strengthening Responses to Dementia in Developing Countries (STRiDE) India Project ( Video developed by Alzheimer’s & Related Disorders Society of India (ARDSI) (

10 Dec 2020



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

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 in India. It also calls for need to promote dementia awareness campaigns to general public in order to help address stigma and discrimination towards dementia in India.