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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)

aβ421 - visuospatial deficits1 - medium spiny neurons1 - mild cognitive impairment22 - amyloid-beta peptides1 - tuberculosis1 - mild alzheimer's stage1 - eye tremor1 - parkinsons disease10 - hormone replacement therapy1 - blood markers1 - socioeconomic boundaries1 - good quality care1 - atherosclerosis7 - mild alzheimer's disease1 - alcohol abuse4 - dementia patients8 - novel proteins1 - diet high in carbohydrates1 - inflammatory process1 - micro-gliosis1 - psychotic symptoms1 - problems with speech1 - antiviral drugs1 - magnetic resonance spectroscopy1 - cognitive deficits1 - skin problems1 - cerebral parenchyma1 - parkinson's symptoms3 - brain damage2 -