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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   

Alzheimer’s Disease

moderate severe decline1 - emotional distress1 - amyloid beta peptide1 - visuospatial deficits1 - alzheimers gene1 - sleep apnea1 - korsakoff's psychosis5 - enlarged ventricles1 - neurodegenerative disease9 - references1 - cognitive deterioration2 - guv membrane1 - apolipoprotein e2 - anticholinergics1 - alzheimers patients3 - micro-gliosis1 - stage dementia1 - mmse1 - huntington's disease8 - sahlgrenska academy1 - single-photon emission computed tomography1 - morphometry1 - risk of dementia12 - emotional lability1 - trouble sleeping1 - vascular dementia13 - parkinson's drug2 - alzheimer drug1 - tetrahydrocannabinol1 - thyroid disease1 -