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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   

Alzheimer’s Disease

mri scan1 - dementia symptoms3 - prichard1 - thiamin deficiency1 - skin problems1 - permanent brain damage1 - neurofibrillary tangle1 - early stage alzheimers1 - common form of dementia1 - mycobacterium tuberculosis1 - peanut butter1 - alcoholism1 - mid-stage of alzheimer's1 - neuritic plaque1 - icd-101 - sleep tied to alzheimer's1 - memory lapses2 - moderate severe decline1 - pet1 - low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 61 - cognitive changes1 - alzheimer disease6 - brain amyloid imaging1 - wernicke's disease10 - diabetes10 - normal aging1 - wks4 - brain cell damage2 - fibrous tangles1 - slower overall movement1 -