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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?

cognitive symptoms1 - acute excitement1 - difficulties with swallowing1 - alcohol related dementia1 - berrios and freeman1 - apraxia3 - icd-101 - grandiosity1 - dementia incident1 - pick's disease2 - mild tremor1 - dementia types1 - healthy aging1 - treatment for alzheimer's1 - protein amyloid beta1 - early-onset familial ad1 - alzheimer's signs1 - amyloid beta8 - neuroscience2 - basal ganglia1 - mood swings1 - memory restoration1 - sobrino1 - historical hypotheses1 - progressive dementia3 - alzheimer type2 - developing alzheimer's disease1 - risk of parkinson's1 - heart disease8 - symptoms of vascular dementia1 -