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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   

What is dementia?

atrial fibrillation1 - encephalopathy-alcoholic10 - lewy body disease1 - neurotoxic oligomers1 - hormone replacement therapy1 - dopamine6 - granulin1 - amyloid markers1 - antioxidants1 - napa1 - mycobacterium tuberculosis1 - late-onset alzheimers disease1 - emission computed tomography1 - cardiac arrest1 - psychomotor retardation1 - parkinson disease3 - memory disorder1 - perchloroethylene1 - neurodegenerative movement disorder1 - cause of dementia5 - parkinson's disease risk1 - trichloroethylene1 - movement disorder2 - harvard medical school1 - early alzheimer's3 - semantic dementia1 - cognitive tests1 - restlessness1 - alzheimer's signs1 - inflammatory process1 -