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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   



Out of the shadows - Living with dementia

brain plaques1 - thinking abilities1 - small-vessel cerebrovascular disease1 - pdd3 - intracoronary ultrasound1 - amyloid β1 - k21 - cardiovascular risk factors1 - amyloid hypothesis1 - agnosia3 - low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 61 - synaptic loss1 - cochlear implantation1 - simplicity1 - mild alzheimer's stage1 - apoplectic dementia1 - pseudogeneral paralysis1 - type of dementia4 - risk of death1 - impaired balance and coordination1 - denture fit1 - cardiac arrest1 - american psychiatric association3 - aricept1 - rem-sleep behavior disorder1 - stress2 - cognitive function9 - korsakoff amnesic syndrome1 - alcoholism1 - memory retrieval1 -