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About Dementia

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Dementia: Hope Through Research / NINDS Booklet

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Table of Contents (click to jump to sections) Introduction What Is Dementia? What Are the Different Kinds of Dementia? Secondary Dementias Dementias in Children What Other Conditions Can Cause READ MORE
http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/dementias/detail_dementia.htm

Dementia (Merck Manuals Online Medical Library)

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In this topic: Dementia - Causes - Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment Alzheimer's Disease - Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment - Prevention Vascular Dementia - Symptoms - Diagnosis - READ MORE
http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec06/ch083/ch083c.html...

What is Dementia?

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What is Dementia? Dementia is the term used for loss of intellectual and social function to the extent that this interferes with the person's daily life. For centuries, people called it "senility" READ MORE
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Diagnosing and treating dementia

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With increasing numbers of elderly patients, general practitioners are uniquely placed to investigate and treat dementia. Screening tests can be used, but a thorough history and physical examination a READ MORE
http://www.australianprescriber.com/magazine/32/1/9/12/

What is Dementia, from the Alzheimer's Society, U.K.

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What is dementia? If you, or a friend or relative, have been diagnosed with dementia, you may be feeling anxious or confused. You may not know what dementia is. This factsheet should help answer so READ MORE
http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php...

What Is Dementia, from the Alzheimer's Association

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Dementia Dementia is a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life. It is caused by changes in the brain. Alzheimer’s disease is the m READ MORE
http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_dementia.asp

About Dementia from the Alzheimer's Foundation of America

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Definition * Dementia is a general term that describes a group of symptoms-such as loss of memory, judgment, language, complex motor skills, and other intellectual function-caused by the permanent READ MORE
http://www.alzfdn.org/AboutDementia/definition.html
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