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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   

Going Home (A short film on Dementia)

risk for dementia1 - sporadic parkinson's disease1 - clinical observations1 - saykin1 - ad prognosis1 - brain tissue biopsy1 - disinhibition1 - biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid1 - neurobiology1 - alzheimer's association6 - psychiatric status rating scales1 - bapineuzumab1 - spread of alzheimers1 - social support1 - alzheimer treatment1 - huntingtons disease4 - vitamin b-11 - coffee consumption1 - amyloid protein1 - neu11 - depression14 - uncategorized1 - long-term cognitive changes1 - coronary artery1 - behavioral problems1 - deep-brain stimulation3 - cognitive performance1 - apolipoprotein e2 - statins1 - mri2 -