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

21 September 2012 Last updated at 09:13 BST

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.