Introduction: Dementia


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Dementia: Various mental impairment conditions.

Dementia: Dementia is characterized significant loss of intellectual abilities such as memory capacity, severe enough to interfere with social or occupational functioning. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia in older people.1

Researching symptoms of Dementia: Further information about the symptoms of Dementia is available including a list of symptoms of Dementia, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Dementia, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Misdiagnosis and Dementia: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Dementia, failure to diagnose Dementia, underlying causes of Dementia (possibly misdiagnosed), or research misdiagnosis of other diseases

Treatments for Dementia: Various information is available about treatments available for Dementia, prevention of Dementia, or research treatments for other diseases.

Causes of Dementia: Research more detailed information about the causes of Dementia, other possibly hidden causes of Dementia, or other general information about Dementia.

Statistics and Dementia: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Dementia, prevalence and incidence statistics for Dementia, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

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Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Aging - Women Getting Older: NWHIC

Last revision: July 1, 2003

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