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Living with Dementia


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?

sunflower oil1 - senile dementia4 - dementia alliance1 - good sleep habits1 - brewer1 - subjective cognitive decline1 - alcohol related dementia1 - neuritic plaque1 - inherited condition1 - hippocampus6 - mediterranean1 - difficulties with swallowing1 - α-synuclein protein2 - anti-hypertension medication1 - lewis and short1 - vision1 - undertreatment of dementia1 - hormone replacement therapy1 - ftld4 - frontal-lobe degeneration1 - fatuitas1 - verbal fluency1 - magnetic resonance spectroscopy1 - alzheimer's plan1 - tfp5 treatment1 - α-synuclein2 - against alzheimer's1 - risk of parkinson's1 - korsakoff syndrome3 - alzheimer's disease biomarkers1 -