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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   

Living With Dementia

nerve cell1 - video game1 - cerebral haemorrhage1 - risk of developing parkinson's1 - napa1 - amyloid-β1 - spread of alzheimers1 - delirious episode1 - tau tangles1 - diet high in carbohydrates1 - neuronal membrane1 - neurofibrillary tangles3 - diagnose parkinson's1 - hydrocephalus1 - thiamine deficiency4 - impaired memory1 - experimental alzheimer's drug1 - anti-hypertension medication1 - diet control1 - alzheimer's plaques1 - alzheimers patients3 - hallucinations1 - huntington’s disease2 - alzheimers association1 - genetic evidence1 - high oestrogen levels1 - early-onset alzheimer's1 - dsm-51 - emotional symptoms1 - alcoholic encephalopathy10 -