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European initiative on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias

16 Jun 2011

In the Resolution of January 19, 2011 the European parliament recognises the contribution of psychology in the fight against Alzheimer and other Dementias

The European parliament stresses the importance of psychological support for patients and their families; emphasises the importance of combining the psychosocial approach to ageing with the results of medical and biomedical research; advocates the need for research in the fields of the health economy, social-humanistic aspects and non-pharmaceutical approaches to treatment, in order to gain an understanding of the psychological, economic and social aspects of dementia and to promote the use of existing technologies (e-health, ITC, assistive technologies, etc.);

More information: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+REPORT+A7-2010-0366+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN

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