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Living with Dementia


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   

Going Home (A short film on Dementia)

substantial hippocampal atrophy1 - neurotoxic oligomers1 - esquirol1 - regular exercise1 - sporadic parkinson's disease1 - the gerontologist1 - hay fever1 - apoe43 - early symptoms of alzheimer’s disease1 - alcohol consumption1 - olive oil1 - parkinson's disease protein1 - bonfiglio1 - delay dementia1 - wernicke encephalopathy2 - progression of dementia1 - tavi2 - late-onset alzheimer's2 - aphasia4 - arnold pick1 - cognitive dysfunction4 - transient ischaemic attack1 - mri2 - ireland's national dementia strategy1 - positron emission tomography3 - psychiatrist's bible1 - fuller1 - wernicke's-korsakoff syndrome10 - mayo clinic1 - computerized tomography1 -