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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Health Information Translations
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
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Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
2/1/2011
Record Last Updated:
10/26/2017

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