PATIENT / FAMILY TEACHING SHEETS DEMENTIA What is Dementia?  Dementia includes multiple cognitive deficits that occur gradually over time. The most common deficit is memory impairment that can affect the ability to interact with others or hold down a job.


Genetics in Primary Care: A Faculty Development Initiative Syllabus Materials Dementia Module: Page 1 Dementia A resident asks... Why would a primary care physician want to know about the genetics of dementia?

Dementia: The Facts

Dementia: The Facts Definition - Warning Signs Symptoms & more and National Memory Screening Day National Memory Screening Day is spearheaded by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America to promote early det ection of Alzheimer's disease or other conditions relate d to memory loss; encourage ...

Fact Sheet: Dementia

©Family Caregiver Alliance Fact Sheet: Dementia Is This Dementia and What Does It Mean? Introduction What does it mean when someone is said to have dementia?

Treatment of Dementia and Agitation: A Guide for Families and ...

101 JANUARY 2005 A POSTGRADUATE MEDICINE SPECIAL REPORT T REATMENT OF D EMENTIA AND ITS B EHAVIORAL D ISTURBANCES If someone you care about has been diagnosed with dementia, you may feel that you are the only person facing the difficulties of this illness.


Dementia (DSM-IV-TR #290.40-290.44, 294.10, 294.11, 294.8) Dementia is a syndrome of multiple different etiologies characterized by a global decrement in cognitive functioning occurring in a clear sensorium.

Dementia is a clinical condition in which the individual ...

Dementia is a clinical condition in which the individual experiences a loss of cognitive function sever enough to interfere with normal daily activities and social relationships.

DEMENTIA - Acknowledgments

3rd Edition DEMENTIA information for carers, families and friends of people with severe and end stage dementia


© PSSRU, 2005 / version 2 DEMENTIA - FACTSHEET What is dementia? Dementia describes a clinical syndrome and not a diagnosis. It is like saying that someone has jaundice or heart failure.

Dementia, Depression, and Delirium

Dementia, Depression, and Delirium By Carrie L. Hill, Ph.D Objectives: At the completion of this course, the learner will be able to: 1. Delineate a philosophy of assessment useful when evaluating dementia, depression, and delirium in older adults.

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