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Living with Dementia

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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   

What is dementia?

pseudogeneral paralysis1 - smile study1 - deep brain stimulation2 - wernicke's-korsakoff syndrome10 - beta amyloid plaques1 - alcoholism1 - entorhinal cortex1 - amyloid-ß peptide1 - methamphetamine1 - pomegranate1 - memory7 - early symptoms of alzheimer’s disease1 - fish oil supplements1 - amnestic mild cognitive impairment1 - quetiapine1 - progressive movement disorder2 - cerebral parenchyma1 - types of dementia2 - references1 - reversible dementia syndrome1 - high blood pressure7 - thomas willis1 - national academy on an aging society1 - igfbp-31 - schizophrenic1 - cajal-retzius cell1 - ad risk factors1 - eye tremor1 - decline of memory1 - amyloid beta peptide1 -