Living in denial preferable to dementia diagnosis

People with early signs of cognitive impairment are putting off seeing their GP for fear of being diagnosed with dementia, a UK survey shows.

The poll of 1000 GPs by the Alzheimer’s Society found that more than half (56%) had diagnosed patients who had suffered with symptoms of dementia for months or even years

A separate survey of 2000 people found almost two thirds (62%) said a dementia