Chapter 6. Costs of Dementia: A Review

  1. Mario Maj3 and
  2. Norman Sartorius4
  1. Dr Bengt Jönsson1,
  2. Dr Linus Jönsson2 and
  3. Dr Anders Wimo2

Published Online: 26 MAR 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0470861878.ch6

Dementia, Volume 3, Second Edition

Dementia, Volume 3, Second Edition

How to Cite

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Naples, Italy

  2. 4

    University of Geneva, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Stockholm School of Economics, Box 6501, S-113 83 Stockholm, Sweden

  2. 2

    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Neurotec, Karolinska Institute, S-171 76 Stockholm, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2003
  2. Published Print: 15 DEC 2002

Book Series:

  1. WPA Series

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470849637

Online ISBN: 9780470861875



This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cost of Illness (COI) Studies in Dementia—A Review of Published Studies in Different Countries

  • Methodological Aspects of Costing Dementia

  • Costs in Relation to Severity of Disease

  • Economic Evaluation in Dementia

  • Summary

  • References

This chapter also contains the following commentaries:

  • Dementia: The Challenges for Economic Analysis. Authored by Wendy Max?

  • Costs of Dementia: More Questions Than Answers. Authored by Caroline Selai

  • Toward the Economics of Dementia. Authored by Agnes E. Rupp

  • A Cautionary Commentary on Costs of Dementia Studies. Authored by Justine Schneider

  • Costs of Dementia: Valuable Information for Economic Evaluations. Authored by Christian Kronborg Andersen

  • Cost of Illness Study in Dementia: A Comment. Authored by J.-Matthias Graf von der Schulenburg

  • Dementia: Whose Burden is It Anyway? Authored by Sudhir K. Khandelwal