Risk factors in adolescence tied to young-onset dementia

08/13/2013 | Bloomberg · HealthDay News

A study in JAMA Internal Medicine lists nine risk factors -- many that occur during adolescence -- linked to young-onset dementia diagnosed before age 65, according to Swedish researchers. The risk factors include alcohol or drug intoxication, antipsychotic drug use, depression, father's dementia, low cognitive function as a teen, short stature and high systolic blood pressure.

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