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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   

Living with dementia

early stage alzheimers1 - drug addiction1 - wernicke encephalopathy2 - myelination1 - stress management1 - prichard1 - amyloid1 - stroke9 - terminal cognitive failure1 - vascular damage1 - degree of dementia1 - hormone replacement therapy1 - disorders of blood vessels1 - degenerationist hypothesis1 - anti-hypertension medication1 - brain tissue biopsy1 - hypertension3 - symptoms of dementia3 - apraxia3 - management of delirium1 - cinnamon1 - atrial fibrillation1 - alcoholic encephalopathy10 - beta-amyloid protein1 - alzheimer's disease prevention1 - caffeine2 - neurodegenerative disease9 - methamphetamine1 - cholinesterase inhibitors1 - cognitive enhancement1 -