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Dementia
Definition: An acquired organic mental disorder with loss of intellectual abilities of sufficient severity to interfere with social or occupational functioning. The dysfunction is multifaceted and involves memory, behavior, personality, judgment, attention, spatial relations, language, abstract thought, and other executive functions. The intellectual decline is usually progressive, and initially spares the level of consciousness.

Synonym(s): Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration / Senile Paranoid Dementia / Amentia / Familial Dementia / Semantic Dementia / Amentias / Degeneration, Frontotemporal Lobar / Degenerations, Frontotemporal Lobar / Dementia, Familial / Dementia, Semantic / Dementias / Dementias, Familial / Dementias, Semantic / Dementias, Senile Paranoid / Familial Dementias / Frontotemporal Lobar Degenerations / Lobar Degeneration, Frontotemporal / Lobar Degenerations, Frontotemporal / Paranoid Dementia, Senile / Paranoid Dementias, Senile / Semantic Dementias / Senile Paranoid Dementias

Narrow term(s):
   Dementia, Vascular    AIDS Dementia Complex    Alzheimer Disease
   Aphasia, Primary Progressive    Creutzfeldt-Jakob Syndrome    Huntington Disease
   Kluver-Bucy Syndrome    Lewy Body Disease    Pick Disease of the Brain

See also:
Tauopathies   

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view the robot description of the site The Dementias: Hope Through Research: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)www.ninds.nih.gov 22
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See also: - Tauopathies
Broader term(s): - Brain Diseases - Central Nervous System Diseases - Nervous System Diseases - Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic, Cognitive Disorders - Mental Disorders
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Broader term(s): - Brain Diseases - Nervous System Diseases
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  Medical News for "Dementia"
Scientists Find Clues in Search for Dementia Drugs   (05/06/2010, Reuters Health)
Vision Problems Linked to Higher Dementia Risk   (02/23/2010, Reuters Health)
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Narrow term(s): - Alzheimer Disease
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Broader term(s): - Brain Diseases - Central Nervous System Diseases - Nervous System Diseases - Mental Disorders
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              Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic, Cognitive Disorders 
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          Nervous System Diseases
              Central Nervous System Diseases
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