A comparison of the prevalence of Fear of Falling between older patients with Lewy body dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and without dementia.

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Soysal P., Tan S. G., Smith L.

Experimental gerontology, vol.146, pp.111248, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 146
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.exger.2021.111248
  • Journal Name: Experimental gerontology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Abstracts in Social Gerontology, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.111248
  • Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, Dementia with Lewy bodies, Fear of Falling
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The development of cognitive impairment and Fear of Falling (FoF) are strongly linked, but prevalence of FoF is not known in patients with different types of dementia. This study aims to evaluate and compare the prevalence and severity of FoF in patients' with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), Alzheimer disease (AD), and non-dementia.