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Living with Dementia

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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?

non-familial parkinson's1 - blood markers1 - alzheimer disease6 - pseudodementia2 - cannabinoid receptors1 - neuronal degeneration1 - senility1 - amyloid1 - exercise2 - neuroanatomical changes1 - alzheimer's symptoms2 - degeneration theory1 - mid-life stress1 - acute excitement1 - blast-induced traumatic brain injury1 - hay fever1 - apraxia3 - brain health1 - enlarged ventricles1 - gradual degeneration1 - olanzapine1 - phosphorylated tau1 - heart health risk1 - stupidity or foolishness1 - hydrocephalus1 - general activity1 - synthetic tau fibrils1 - pre-senile dementia1 - amyvid2 - treatment for huntington disease1 -