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Living with Dementia


Behaviours redolent of current dementia during this period

In the literature of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (and indeed of earlier periods), it is possible to recognize behaviours that nowadays we may wish to refer as dementia being reported under different rubrics. For example, in relation to ‘Stupidity or Foolishness’, Thomas Willis (1684) wrote:

although it chiefly belongs to the rational… Behaviours redolent of current dementia during this period   

Enid and George - Life with dementia

motor symptoms1 - autosomal dominant gene mutation1 - delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol1 - wernicke's encephalopathy4 - tetrahydrocannabinol1 - thc1 - dementia causes3 - dementia incident1 - beta amyloid plaques1 - hiv patients1 - pre-dementia2 - harvard medical school1 - 1215-lipoxygenase1 - protein amyloid beta1 - cajal-retzius cell1 - psychiatrist's bible1 - mcr1 - diet high in carbohydrates1 - parkinson's diagnosis1 - amyloid beta peptide1 - antioxidants1 - hiv1 - simplicity1 - early-onset alzheimer's1 - mid-stage of alzheimer's1 - lou gehrig's disease1 - nilotinib1 - anoea1 - amyotrophic lateral sclerosis6 - inherited genes1 -