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Living with Dementia


The fragmentation of dementia

During the second half of the nineteenth century, and based on the clinical observations and reconceptualization carried out by the French, German and English writers mentioned above, dementia starts to be considered as a syndrome and hence could be attached to a variety of disorders. The primary classification was to be between primary and… The fragmentation of dementia   

The concept of arteriosclerotic dementia

Old age was considered an important factor in the development of arteriosclerosis (Berrios, 1994) and a risk factor in diseases such as melancholia (Berrios, 1991). By 1910, there was a trend to include all dementias under ‘mental disorders of cerebral arteriosclerosis’ (Barrett, 1913). Arteriosclerosis, might be generalized or cerebral, inherited or acquired, and caused… The concept of arteriosclerotic dementia   

Parkinson’s Disease Dementia

hippocampal atrophy1 - micro-gliosis1 - postoperative cognitive dysfunction1 - alpha-synuclein proteins1 - non-familial parkinson's1 - pre-dementia2 - brain structure1 - inherited condition1 - cognitive ability1 - cognition2 - alzheimer brain1 - solanezumab1 - circumscribed cerebral atrophy1 - deep-brain stimulation3 - vecordia1 - atorvastatin1 - vision1 - lewy body parkinson's disease1 - emotional distress1 - memory7 - vci1 - alzheimer's causes1 - huntingtons disease4 - abeta1 - hd patients1 - emotional symptoms1 - mind diet1 - risk of parkinson's1 - alzheimer's genes1 - amyvid2 -