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Living with Dementia

Cognitive 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   



Stress reduction through meditation may aid in slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease

It’s well known that the brains of meditators change, but it’s not entirely clear what those changes mean or how the changes might benefit the meditator. A new pilot study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center suggests that the brain changes associated with meditation and stress reduction may play an important… Stress reduction through meditation may aid in slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease   



Going Home (A short film on Dementia)

early symptoms of alzheimer’s disease1 - mildcognitive impairment1 - amyloid1 - aphasia4 - pd with dementia1 - delusional misidentification1 - motor deficits1 - pseudodementia2 - parkinson's disease dementia2 - genetic evidence1 - mild alzheimer's stage1 - alzheimer's signs1 - schizophrenia1 - amyloid beta peptide1 - frontotemporal dementia8 - effective aging1 - quit smoking1 - berrios2 - frontotemporal dementia symptoms1 - diagnosis of dementia1 - atypical alzheimer disease1 - alzheimers disease center1 - voxel-based morphometry1 - remarriage1 - apolipoprotein e41 - sleep loss1 - mmse1 - margaret thatcher1 - amentia2 - multiple system atrophy1 -