Psychosocially hazardous neighborhoods associated with worse cognitive function in some older adults

Monday, March 7, 2011 - 17:00 in Psychology & Sociology

Residing in a psychosocially hazardous neighborhood is associated with worse cognitive function in older age for persons with the apolipoprotein E ε4 allele (an alternative form of the gene), according to a report in the March issue of Archives of General Psychiatry.

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