dementia

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serious mental illness or disorder impairing a person's capacity to function normally and safely

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In this study, other potentially reversible dementing conditions were even less common than reported in the above-mentioned meta-analysis.
Assuming that the population of the United States is 250 million, that more than 10% of the population is elderly (65 years and older) and that of those, approximately 10% at present suffer from a dementing illness, there are probably at least 2.
Mortimer JA, Schuman LM, French LR: Epidemiology of dementing illness.