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Living with Dementia


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   

Going Home (A short film on Dementia)

neurologic disorder1 - huntingtons disease4 - lewy body dementia2 - improved recognition1 - brain injury1 - alcoholic encephalopathy10 - risk of developing parkinson's1 - drug addiction1 - alzheimer's plaques1 - exelon1 - great mimicker1 - fischer1 - predict dementia2 - ad risk factors1 - ziprasidone1 - effective aging1 - familial alzheimer's disease2 - semantic dementia1 - cognitive enhancement1 - ssri2 - apoe gene3 - american academy of neurology3 - alzheimers society2 - myelination1 - developing alzheimer's disease1 - moderate severe decline1 - dementia friends1 - thiamine deficiency4 - early alzheimer's damage1 - lack of concentration1 -