Computer graphic of a vertical (coronal) slice through the brain of an Alzheimer patient (at left) compared with a normal brain (at right).
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Dementia sufferers 'hide diagnosis' because of stigma

The latest World Alzheimer Report claims that nearly one in four people with dementia hide their diagnosis because of the stigma attached to it.

It also claims that 40% of people with dementia say they are not included in everyday life.

Dan Papworth is a retired police officer from Ceredigion who was diagnosed with Alzhiemer's a number of years ago.

He spoke to Oliver Hides on BBC Radio Wales' Good Morning Wales programme.

  • 21 Sep 2012
  • From the section Wales