Measures Determining Dementia-Related Attitudes in Adolescents: a Scoping Review

Esra Hassan, Ben Hicks, Naji Tabet, Nicolas Farina

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    Reducing stigma is a key benefit to intergenerational programs. However, little is known about the availability and suitability of measures that capture dementia-related attitudes in adolescents, thus limiting interpretations of the efficacy of such programs. The aim of this scoping review was to provide an overview of outcome measures used to capture dementia-related attitudes in adolescents. Scoping review methodology was used to systematically identify relevant articles. Key search terms included dementia, attitudes, and adolescents. Fourteen studies met the inclusion criteria, of which 13 unique measures were identified. However, there are gaps in psychometric properties and a lack of underlying theoretical frameworks.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages21
    JournalJournal of Intergenerational Relationships
    Publication statusPublished - 28 Jun 2023

    Bibliographical note

    Funding Information:
    This research is supported by the Alzheimer’s Society [Grant number: 545]. The funder had no direct input into the formulation and creation of this scoping review.

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    © 2023 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.


    • adolescents
    • dementia attitudes
    • psychometric properties
    • scoping review
    • validated measures


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