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Dementia is defined as a significant loss of intellectual abilities such as memory capacity, severe enough to interfere with social or occupational functioning. There are several different types of dementia, including cortical, subcortical, progressive, primary, and secondary dementias. Other conditions and medication reactions can also cause dementia. Dementia is diagnosed based on a certain set of criteria. Treatment for dementia is generally focused on the symptoms of the disease.

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Terms related to Dementia:

  • Children, Dementia
  • Cortical Dementia
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  • Dementia Pugilistica
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
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  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Memory Loss
  • Primary Dementia
  • Progressive Dementia
  • Pugilistica, Dementia
  • Secondary Dementias
  • Senility
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  • Vascular Dementia