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Living with Dementia


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   


hypertension and dementia1 - vascular dementia diagnosis1 - thomas willis1 - quit smoking1 - gray matter1 - stupidity or foolishness1 - parkinson's psychosis1 - sage test1 - behaviours redolent1 - stroke9 - presbyophrenia1 - beta secretase1 - substantia nigra7 - apoe gene3 - brain structure1 - amyloid-ß peptide1 - amyotrophic lateral sclerosis6 - hiv infection1 - korsakoff amnesic syndrome1 - age-related cognitive disorders1 - vascular cognitive impairment1 - world alzheimers day1 - caffeine2 - abnormal blood clotting1 - hepcidin1 - temporal orientation1 - slowed movement1 - neurodegenerative movement disorder1 - amyloid hypothesis1 - visual hallucinations1 -