05/27/2013 11:17 am ET Updated Jul 27, 2013

Research Now Shows You Can Worry Yourself Into Dementia And Even Alzheimer's

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It's well known that an optimistic attitude is good for you -- mentally and physically. Optimists are healthier, happier and likely to live longer than people who are not so cheerful.

Conversely, a new study by researchers from the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center at Chicago's Rush University has recently proven what commonsense would dictate: the opposite also holds true.

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