Living well with dementia: A systematic review and correlational meta-analysis of factors associated with quality of life, well-being and life satisfaction in people with dementia

Anthony Martyr, Sharon M. Nelis, Catherine Quinn, Yu Tzu Wu, Ruth A. Lamont, Catherine Henderson, Rachel Clarke, John V. Hindle, Jeanette M. Thom, Ian Rees Jones, Robin G. Morris, Jennifer M. Rusted, Christina R. Victor, Linda Clare*

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Abstract

Current policy emphasises the importance of 'living well' with dementia, but there has been no comprehensive synthesis of the factors related to quality of life (QoL), subjective well-being or life satisfaction in people with dementia. We examined the available evidence in a systematic review and meta-analysis. We searched electronic databases until 7 January 2016 for observational studies investigating factors associated with QoL, well-being and life satisfaction in people with dementia. Articles had to provide quantitative data and include ?

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2130-2139
Number of pages10
JournalPsychological Medicine
Volume48
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2018

Keywords

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • dementia
  • depression
  • neuropsychiatric symptoms
  • quality of life

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