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Living with Dementia

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Behaviours redolent of current dementia during this period

In the literature of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (and indeed of earlier periods), it is possible to recognize behaviours that nowadays we may wish to refer as dementia being reported under different rubrics. For example, in relation to ‘Stupidity or Foolishness’, Thomas Willis (1684) wrote:

although it chiefly belongs to the rational… Behaviours redolent of current dementia during this period   

What is dementia?

hspb11 - cases of parkinson's1 - protein tau2 - type 1 diabetes1 - 1 - alzheimers9 - hypertension and dementia1 - reversible dementia1 - neurofibrillary tangle1 - parkinson's disease protein1 - transcatheter aortic valve implantation2 - remarriage1 - hypertension3 - professor lewy1 - caregiving2 - alzheimer’s disease1 - journal of alzheimer's disease2 - hyperammonemia1 - pre-dementia stage1 - atypical antipsychotic drugs1 - abnormal blood clotting1 - irritability1 - high oestrogen levels1 - significant memory loss1 - quality sleep1 - anti-hypertension medication1 - selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor2 - zilboorg1 - congestive heart failure1 - movement disorder2 -