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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   

Living with dementia

amylin1 - stroke risk1 - alzheimer's plan1 - cardiovascular disease1 - lucretius1 - lethal condition1 - magnetic resonance imaging3 - frontotemporal dementia8 - difficulties with swallowing1 - motor coordination1 - stupidity or foolishness1 - tau tangles1 - memory lapses2 - education1 - pre-dementia stage1 - dopaminergic neurons1 - dsm iv3 - perchloroethylene1 - alzheimer's-like tau tangles1 - korsakoff's psychosis5 - amyloid-targeting treatment1 - genomic dna1 - heart attack2 - cognitive ability1 - beta-amyloid peptides1 - heart disease8 - adam10 enzyme1 - dementia praecox1 - myxoedema1 - mental impairment1 -