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Living with Dementia


Presbyophrenia and confabulation

The word ‘presbyophrenia’ was coined by Kahlbaum (1863) to name a subtype of the paraphrenias (insanities occurring during periods of biological change). Presbyophrenia was a form of paraphrenia senilis characterized by amnesia, disorientation, delusional misidentification and confabulation.

Ignored for more than 30 years, the term reappeared in the work of Wernicke, Fischer and Kraepelin.… Presbyophrenia and confabulation   

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Signs and Symptoms

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a transmissible, rapidly progressing, fatal neurodegenerative disorder called a spongioform degeneration that seems to be related to “mad cow disease.”

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) affects many areas of the brain. At UCSF, CJD is sometimes called the “great mimicker” because it causes symptoms that occur in many other neurological diseases. … Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Signs and Symptoms   

10 Alzheimer’s warning signs

Alzheimers symptoms and signs are unique on each patient. Through that it sometimes will be tricky to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease.
Several of the signs and symptoms present in Alzheimer’s disease also exist in other conditions and diseases.

Alzheimer’s disease is classified into several stages. Some doctors use a 7-stage framework, while others may… 10 Alzheimer’s warning signs   

Going Home (A short film on Dementia)

vascular dementia diagnosis1 - tau proteins1 - cinnamon1 - wernicke disease1 - intracoronary ultrasound1 - phosphorylated tau1 - lafora1 - drug addiction1 - app3 - symptoms of dementia3 - antipsychotics1 - dotage1 - protein plaques1 - a-beta protein1 - abeta peptides1 - delirium8 - neuropsychological tests1 - subjective cognitive decline1 - motor coordination1 - concept of dementia1 - alzheimer2 - iron lady1 - lack of concentration1 - short-term memory problems1 - simplicity1 - developing dementia2 - alzheimer's proteins1 - cerebral haemorrhage1 - voluntary exercise1 - vitamin b12 deficiency1 -