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Living with Dementia


Dementia during the nineteenth century

There is a major difference between eighteenth-century views on dementia and what the historian finds a century later when dementia starts to refer more or less specifically to states of cognitive impairment mostly affecting the elderly, and almost always irreversible. The word ‘amentia’ was no longer used in this context and started to name… Dementia during the nineteenth century   

Out of the shadows - Living with dementia

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