The interface between dementia and mental health

Mental Health Foundation, June 2016

This report explores the relationship between dementia, mental health and mental health problems.

The main finding of this review is that co-morbidities are underdiagnosed in people living with dementia, not extensively researched and therefore not understood fully. The relationship between dementia and mental health problems is not well documented, and extensive searching found relatively little literature on the challenges or experiences associated with living with this co-morbidity.

Recommendations are made at a policy, organizational, programme and cross-cutting level.

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