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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?

confabulation1 - cognitive ability1 - dopamine-producing neurons4 - oxidative stress1 - dementia incident1 - delirium tremens1 - protease enzyme1 - long-term cognitive changes1 - nerve cell1 - alzheimers patients3 - heart attack2 - hypertension and dementia1 - early alzheimer's damage1 - mild traumatic brain injury1 - alpha-synuclein7 - parkinson's dementia1 - mid-life factors1 - symptoms of alzheimer's2 - computerized tomography1 - cardiac arrest1 - degenerative dementia2 - mediterranean and dash1 - motoric cognitive risk syndrome1 - treatment for huntington disease1 - blood test1 - parkinsons related dementia1 - degeneration theory1 - vecordia1 - tau proteins1 - als1 -