The Many Faces of Dementia – It’s not always Alzheimer’s Disease

Dementia and causes are defined. Causes other than Alzheimer’s disease are detailed including mild cognitive impairment, vascular dementia, Lewy Body disease, Frontotemporal Dementia and Pick’s disease, Huntington’s, Parkinson’s, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Treatable causes of dementia include reactions to medications, metabolic abnormalities, nutritional deficiencies, emotional problems, […]

What Are The Differences Between DEMENTIA and ALZHEIMER’S Disease

What Are The Differences Between DEMENTIA and ALZHEIMER'S Disease . Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are often used interchangeably as many people believe that one means the other. In fact, the distinction between the two diseases often causes confusion on the behalf of patients, families and […]

Diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer’s | Mental health | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

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