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Living with Dementia

Latin 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   

Parkinson’s Disease Dementia

memory loss20 - islet amyloid polypeptide1 - declines in memory1 - dementia praecox1 - neuropsychological tests1 - cognitive dysfunction4 - mayo clinic1 - impassable plaques1 - fatal neurological disorder1 - wernicke's syndrome10 - frontotemporal dementia signs1 - antioxidants1 - pfizer1 - mental faculties2 - regular caffeine consumption1 - cognitive problems2 - selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor2 - dementia causes3 - mildcognitive impairment1 - dopamine-deficient worms1 - lewy body1 - pick’s disease1 - bapineuzumab1 - risk for cognitive decline1 - type 1 diabetes1 - structural changes1 - degenerative dementia2 - vision1 - autosomal dominant gene mutation1 - cognition function1 -