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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   

What is dementia?

fuller1 - neurotoxic oligomers1 - quetiapine1 - amyloid hypothesis1 - memory capacity1 - karl wernicke4 - dementia screening1 - mild alzheimer's stage1 - impaired memory1 - risk factors for dementia1 - benzodiazepine1 - autosomal dominant gene mutation1 - alzheimer's-related plaque1 - general anesthesia1 - emotional distress1 - creutzfeldt-jakob disease5 - benadryl1 - semantic dementia1 - astro-gliosis1 - spread of alzheimers1 - mayo clinic1 - treatment of alzheimer's1 - inherited genes1 - neurofilaments1 - prichard1 - senile atrophy and aphasia1 - protease enzyme1 - hay fever1 - experimental alzheimer's drug1 - pseudogeneral paralysis1 -