Types of Dementia

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This six-page handout educates people about different types of dementia, which is a term for a group of symptoms caused by disorders that affect the brain. It explains that dementia is a loss of skills to think, remember, and reason that affect a person's ability to perform normal activities. It identifies four common causes of dementia, outlining their causes, signs and symptoms, health consequences, and options for care. The document discusses Alzheimer’s Disease, vascular dementia or multi-infarct dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH).

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Translation from English text
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Keywords:
Alzheimer Disease, Brain, Dementia, Dementia, multi-infarct, Dementia, vascular, Hydrocephalus, normal pressure, Parkinson Disease
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Date Last Reviewed:
2/1/2011
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