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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?

degenerative neurological disorder1 - postitron emission tomography1 - alzheimer's epidemic1 - vascular dementia13 - mcr1 - hiv dementia1 - paraphrenia1 - dimebon1 - hypertensive1 - learning1 - margaret thatcher1 - huntington disease2 - esquirol1 - moderate intensity aerobic exercise1 - thomas willis1 - improved recognition1 - karl wernicke4 - benadryl1 - dopaminergic neurons1 - dementia patients8 - irritability1 - advanced dementia1 - sleep loss1 - pseudogeneral paralysis1 - alzheimer’s patients1 - emotional distress1 - blood markers1 - tau3 - mid-stage of alzheimer's1 - disease progression1 -