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Living with Dementia


Dementia during the nineteenth century

There is a major difference between eighteenth-century views on dementia and what the historian finds a century later when dementia starts to refer more or less specifically to states of cognitive impairment mostly affecting the elderly, and almost always irreversible. The word ‘amentia’ was no longer used in this context and started to name… Dementia during the nineteenth century   

Going Home (A short film on Dementia)

inflammation1 - risk of death1 - amyloid1 - amyloid protein1 - parkinson disease3 - alpha-synuclein diseases1 - mini-cognitive assessment1 - overweight people1 - frontal lobe pathology1 - abeta plaque1 - amyvid2 - neuropsychological tests1 - cognitive decline19 - lethal condition1 - lrp61 - cognitive functions1 - difficulties with speech1 - memory impairment2 - loss of judgement1 - slowness of movement1 - preventing alzheimer's1 - dementia incident1 - music therapy1 - alzheimer's association6 - elderly people1 - cortical atrophy1 - archives of general psychiatry1 - coronary artery1 - blood pressure6 - hallucinoses1 -