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Living with Dementia

Degeneration Theory

The vesanic dementias

The term ‘vesanic dementia’ began to be used after the 1840s to refer to the clinical states of cognitive disorganization following insanity (Berrios,  1987);  its meaning has changed with equal speed alongside psychiatric theory. According to the unitary insanity notion, vesanic dementia was a terminal stage (after mania and melancholia); according to degeneration theory,… The vesanic dementias   

Parkinson’s Disease Dementia

decline of memory1 - healthy diet1 - blood sugar3 - alzheimers symptoms1 - islet amyloid polypeptide1 - α-synuclein2 - invisible disease1 - moderate dementia1 - aging and dementia1 - motor deficits1 - short-term memory problems1 - fatal neurological disorder1 - thiamin deficiency1 - hearing loss1 - types of dementia2 - psychosis polyneurotica1 - alcoholic encephalopathy10 - progression of dementia1 - early-onset alzheimer's1 - physical weakness1 - heart attack2 - alzheimer's signs1 - prostate cancer1 - beta amyloid protein1 - alzheimers disease triggers1 - postoperative cognitive dysfunction1 - gastrointestinal disorders1 - saykin1 - magnetic resonance imaging3 - vascular endothelial growth factor1 -