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Living with Dementia

Mentally Weak

Behaviours redolent of current dementia during this period

In the literature of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (and indeed of earlier periods), it is possible to recognize behaviours that nowadays we may wish to refer as dementia being reported under different rubrics. For example, in relation to ‘Stupidity or Foolishness’, Thomas Willis (1684) wrote:

although it chiefly belongs to the rational… Behaviours redolent of current dementia during this period   

Going Home (A short film on Dementia)

changes in mood1 - menopause1 - hormone therapy1 - kahlbaum3 - disease progression1 - cardiovascular disease1 - neurodegenerative conditions1 - amyloid precursor protein6 - alzheimer sufferer1 - amnestic mild cognitive impairment1 - hormone replacement therapy1 - citalopram2 - diabetes mellitus1 - miller fisher1 - haldol1 - video game1 - dementia community1 - clinical conclusions1 - references1 - american delirium society1 - immune globulin1 - confabulatory euphoria1 - examination of handwriting1 - cochlear implantation1 - abeta peptides1 - memory restoration1 - parkinson's psychosis1 - α-synuclein protein2 - spread of alzheimers1 - aphasia4 -