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Living with Dementia

Lewis And Short

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

clinical conclusions1 - risk of developing parkinson's1 - cjd2 - synaptic loss1 - neuropsychological evaluations1 - beta amyloid plaques1 - dementia progression1 - treatment of alzheimer's1 - protein alpha-synuclein1 - visuospatial deficits1 - parkinsonian brain1 - apolipoprotein1 - huntington’s disease2 - atrial fibrillation1 - korsakoff psychosis11 - creutzfeldt-jakob disease5 - amyloid beta 42 peptide1 - trouble sleeping1 - saykin1 - cognitive1 - neuropathology of ad1 - symptoms of parkinson's3 - early-onset alzheimer's1 - developing dementia2 - dementia workers1 - mental confusion4 - moderate dementia1 - brain functions in patients1 - behavioural deterioration1 - non-familial parkinson's1 -