A recent Swedish study has appeared to show a link between chronic stress and depression and a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia.

Dementia experts have reminded the public that the study has its limitations while welcoming the continued dialogue and destigmatisation around brain health.

If you have any questions or concerns about your memory or that of a loved one, contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.

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Produced By: Isaac Brogan

Featured In Story: Associate Professor Michael Woodward, Head of the Dementia Research Unit at Austin Hospital and Honorary Medical Advisor for Dementia Australia.

First aired on The Wire, Monday 23 October 2023