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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   

Living with dementia

functional psychosis1 - greek paranoia1 - developing alzheimer's disease1 - non-familial parkinson's1 - impaired balance and coordination1 - alpha-synuclein diseases1 - cvd1 - verbal fluency1 - parkinson's7 - signs of dementia6 - psychosis polyneurotica1 - protein tau2 - mildcognitive impairment1 - healthy diet1 - alzheimer's changes2 - impaired memory1 - incident dementia1 - mcr1 - korsakoff amnesic syndrome1 - hip fracture1 - music therapy1 - beta secretase1 - brain cell damage2 - pomegranate1 - presenile-onset disease1 - beta amyloid3 - exercise2 - hypertension3 - risk of stroke1 - inherited condition1 -