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Living with Dementia

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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   

Enid and George - Life with dementia

fatuitas1 - imbecility1 - treatment for huntington disease1 - apolipoprotein1 - bmi2 - dementia parkinson's disease1 - quality of care2 - mycobacterium tuberculosis1 - dementia of the alzheimer type1 - trigger for alzheimer's1 - learning skills1 - metabolic syndrome1 - tomosyn1 - hypomanic1 - social engagement1 - play-up programme1 - dementia screening1 - memantine1 - brain plaques1 - parkinson's dementia1 - biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid1 - harvard medical school1 - intracoronary ultrasound1 - disorientation3 - mini-mental state examination2 - fish oil supplements1 - presenile-onset disease1 - brain inflammation1 - wernicke's encephalopathy4 - berrios2 -