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Living with Dementia

Degenerationist Hypothesis

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

simplicity1 - quality sleep1 - ataxia4 - vascular dementia13 - type of dementia4 - parkinson's drug2 - protein amyloid beta1 - wernicke syndrome1 - great mimicker1 - declines in memory1 - microrna1 - fuller1 - depression14 - dimebon1 - napa1 - preparing for appointment1 - tia2 - mental faculties2 - alzheimer's population1 - gene therapy1 - downs syndrome1 - pre-dementia stage1 - astro-gliosis1 - increased dementia risk1 - pneumonia1 - cognitive function9 - stages of atherosclerosis1 - transdermal rivastigmine1 - knopman1 - wernicke's encephalopathy4 -