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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?

signs of alzheimer's1 - impaired memory1 - mediterranean diet1 - razadyne1 - protein amyloid beta1 - cognitive functioning2 - paraphrenia1 - alzheimer disease6 - anoea1 - parkinson's psychosis1 - amyloid-ß peptide1 - alzheimer's imaging agents1 - amyloid-beta4 - wks4 - thomas willis1 - vascular health1 - alzheimer's disease symptoms1 - vascular risk factors2 - islet amyloid polypeptide1 - behavioral signs1 - thinking abilities1 - alzheimer’s disease8 - education1 - anticholinergics1 - clinical observations1 - cognitive testing2 - leeza gibbons memory foundation1 - memory disorders program1 - olanzapine1 - alpha-synuclein7 -