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Living with Dementia

Acute Excitement

Behaviours redolent of current dementia during this period

In the literature of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (and indeed of earlier periods), it is possible to recognize behaviours that nowadays we may wish to refer as dementia being reported under different rubrics. For example, in relation to ‘Stupidity or Foolishness’, Thomas Willis (1684) wrote:

although it chiefly belongs to the rational… Behaviours redolent of current dementia during this period   

Parkinson’s Disease Dementia

long-term memory1 - decline in cognitive functioning1 - berrios2 - alzheimer's dementia2 - alzheimer's research5 - foolishness1 - disinhibition1 - positron emission tomography3 - brain disorder1 - prichard1 - ßsecretase-11 - quality of care2 - wks4 - alzheimer disease6 - risk for dementia1 - cerebrovascular disease1 - exelon1 - restlessness1 - paraphrenia1 - cognitive abilities1 - spect1 - impaired balance and coordination1 - reverse cholesterol transport1 - hiv patients1 - fish oil supplements1 - vision1 - creutzfeldt-jakob disease5 - movement disorder2 - mid-stage of alzheimer's1 - cognitive performance1 -