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Increased masticatory activity and quality of life in elderly persons with dementia-a longitudinal matched cluster randomized single-blind multicenter intervention study

  • Roxane Anthea Francesca Weijenberg1Email author,
  • Frank Lobbezoo2,
  • Dirk Lucas Knol3,
  • Jori Tomassen1 and
  • Erik Johan Anton Scherder1
BMC Neurology201313:26

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2377-13-26

Received: 24 December 2012

Accepted: 13 March 2013

Published: 16 March 2013

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13 Mar 2013 Editorially accepted
16 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2377-13-26

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, VU University Amsterdam
Department of Oral Kinesiology, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), MOVE Research Institute Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center