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Alzheimer, Immigration and Bilingualism

Reference

2857

Duration

00:05:00

Production year

2011

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Director(s)

Céline FERLITA

Summary

The Montpellier “Maison des sciences de l'Homme” hosted a meeting concerning the launch of a new research program: the ALIBI program (ALzheimer, Immigration and BIlingualism).
During two years, a team composed of linguists, neuropsychologists, a socio-demographer, geriatricians and gerontologists studies the consequences of the Alzheimer ' s disease on the language of a population of Arabic language that has immigrated to France.
The objective of this program is to adapt in a linguistic and cultural ways the neuropsychological tests used to evaluate the degradation of the cognitive performances and to establish the severity of the disease.

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