Dementia is the general label for a group of symptoms or behaviors
characterized by progressive decline of multiple cognitive domains.
Cognitive deficits often associated with dementia include memory,
language, visual spatial functions, motor behavior, and higher-order
"executive" functioning (e.g., problem solving, set-shifting,
reasoning). These cognitive impairments interfere with the person's
ability to perform his or her usual daily activities. There are over 70
different causes of dementia, some of which are treatable.
Some types of dementia include:
Lewy body disease
Progressive supranuclear palsy
Progressive nonfluent apahasia
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