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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

cognitive functions1 - changes in mood1 - regular caffeine consumption1 - progressive neurodegenerative disorder1 - trouble sleeping1 - neuronal activity1 - dementia decline1 - early detection of dementia1 - metabolic syndrome1 - parkinson's diagnosis1 - synthetic tau fibrils1 - frontal lobe pathology1 - merck1 - stupidity or foolishness1 - hiv infection1 - disorientation3 - reverse cholesterol transport1 - gene therapy1 - k21 - sign of aging1 - angina1 - alzheimer type2 - reversible dementia syndrome1 - early-onset alzheimer's disease1 - alzheimer's risk3 - healthy weight1 - physical exercise1 - normal aging1 - hyperlipidemia1 - aggression or irritability1 -