Posts Tagged ‘dementia’

Specific Areas Of Dementia

Posted on April 9th, 2011, by kelebek

Subdividing dementia: depending upon the site predominant clinical involvement is of questionable diagnostic value. The Anterior and Posterior, Subcortical and cortical. Anterior the frontal premotor cortex and posterior the parietal and temporal lobes. Under the anterior the behavioural changes and loss of inhibition, antisocial behaviour, facile and irresponsible. Examples: Normal pressure hydrocephalus, Huntington’s chorea metabolic […]

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Symptoms And Causes Of Dementia

Posted on March 28th, 2011, by kelebek

Most prominent symptoms of dementia are cognitive dysfunction including in memory, learning, attention, judgment, orientation and language skills. All victims experience a steady decline in cognitive and physical abilities and some ending in death. The last stage of this are unable to communicate, incontinent and may be unable to walk. People with dementia often have […]