dementia

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

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Results: Our results confirm the clinical efficacy of rivastigmine in the dementia of the Alzheimer type, comparing to Ginkgo biloba.
Chicago -- Methylphenidate may be effective in the treatment of apathy associated with dementia of the Alzheimer type, Dr.
The role of contextual information in patients with dementia of the Alzheimer type: implications for semantic memory processes, treatment and early diagnosis.
Periventricular white matter lucencies in senile dementia of the Alzheimer type and in normal aging.
A degenerative disease of the central nervous system, Alzheimer's disease -- more formally known as senile dementia of the Alzheimer type -- is destroying the memory and physical heatlh of an estimated 2 million adults over age 65 in the United States.
Memantine is approved to treat moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer type. It is reasonable to consider using these agents if the patient's dementia is consistent with Alzheimer-type dementia.
A case-control study of dementia of the Alzheimer type. Am J Epidemiol 1985; 121: 414-21.
This case report describes a 43-year-old woman with Down syndrome whose progressive functional decline over 3 years was attributed to dementia of the Alzheimer type.
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