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Older Men Who Use Computers Have Lower Risk of Dementia

  • Osvaldo P. Almeida mail,

    osvaldo.almeida@uwa.edu.au

    Affiliations: School of Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Western Australian Centre for Health & Ageing, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Department of Psychiatry, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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  • Bu B. Yeap,

    Affiliations: School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia

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  • Helman Alfonso,

    Affiliations: School of Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Western Australian Centre for Health & Ageing, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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  • Graeme J. Hankey,

    Affiliations: School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Department of Neurology, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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  • Leon Flicker,

    Affiliations: Western Australian Centre for Health & Ageing, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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  • Paul E. Norman

    Affiliation: School of Surgery, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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  • Published: August 28, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044239

About the Authors

Osvaldo P. Almeida, Helman Alfonso
School of Psychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Osvaldo P. Almeida, Helman Alfonso, Leon Flicker
Western Australian Centre for Health & Ageing, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Osvaldo P. Almeida
Department of Psychiatry, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Bu B. Yeap, Graeme J. Hankey, Leon Flicker
School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Bu B. Yeap
Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
Graeme J. Hankey
Department of Neurology, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Leon Flicker
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Paul E. Norman
School of Surgery, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: osvaldo.almeida@uwa.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PEN BBY OPA. Performed the experiments: PEN OPA LF GJH. Analyzed the data: HA OPA. Wrote the paper: OPA. Reviewed the manuscript for important intellectual content: OPA BBY HA GJH LF PEN.