Swedish Experiences of THA Therapy in Alzheimer’s Disease
As in other western countries the mean age of the population in Sweden is increasing steadily and the number of individuals over 65 is growing rapidly. The mean surviving age of Swedes has become among the highest in the world, now 75 for men and 80 for women. This means that psychiatric problems of old age, such as the dementia disorders, has become a common concern for the health care system as well as for the whole community. Alzheimer’s disease is the most prevalent dementing illness in the western world, responsible for at least 50% of all severe dementing conditions.
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