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Living with Dementia

Behavioural Deterioration

Dementia: general aspects - Terms

Up to the 1700s, states of cognitive and behavioural deterioration of whatever origin ending up in psychosocial incompetence were called amentia, dementia, imbecility, morosis, fatuitas, anoea, foolishness, stupidity, simplicity, carus, idiocy, dotage and senility. In Roman times, the word ‘dementia’ was also used to mean ‘being out of one’s mind, insanity, madness, folly’ (Lewis… Dementia: general aspects - Terms   

What is dementia?

frontotemporal dementia8 - changes in mood1 - amyloid-targeting treatment1 - syndrome of dementia1 - tia2 - genetic evidence1 - alzheimer disease6 - vascular dementia13 - korsakoff amnesic syndrome1 - loss of balance1 - against alzheimer's1 - ad diagnosing1 - protein alpha-synuclein1 - fibrous tangles1 - degenerative brain disease1 - antihypertensive drugs1 - dantrolene1 - restlessness1 - socioeconomic boundaries1 - quality standards subcommittee1 - hormone replacement therapy1 - alzheimer's plan1 - exelon1 - dementia progression1 - early stage alzheimers1 - sodium benzoate1 - sobrino1 - alzheimer’s disease1 - cause of dementia5 - developing alzheimer's disease1 -