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Living with Dementia

Terminal Cognitive Failure

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   

Living With Dementia

neurodegenerative movement disorder1 - autosomal dominant gene mutation1 - resveratrol1 - atrial fibrillation1 - neurodegeneration2 - white matter hyperintensities1 - blood vessels1 - single-infarct dementia1 - app3 - arteriosclerosis2 - progression of alzheimer's disease1 - cerebral parenchyma1 - memory skills1 - alzheimer's drug5 - neuronal activity1 - vesanic dementia2 - loss of neuronal connections1 - alzheimers and parkinsons1 - huntingtin1 - traumatic forms of dementia1 - parkinson's psychosis1 - encephalopathy-alcoholic10 - general anesthesia1 - mediterranean1 - lewy body disease1 - overweight1 - amyloid-β1 - mental impairment1 - dementia awareness week1 - exposure to ddt1 -