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Tuesday, June 28, 2011
10 Types of Dementia That Aren't Alzheimer's and How They're Diagnosed.
"The term dementia is used broadly to describe a condition which is characterized by cognitive decline, but there are many different types of dementia. Although it is usually progressive, properly diagnosing dementia can reverse the effects and be treated and even cured completely by addressing the underlying cause. However, dementia caused by incurable conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, are irreversible."
"What are the different types of dementia?2. Mixed Dementia
3. Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB)
4. Parkinson's Disease Dementia (PDD)
5. Frontotemporal Dementia
6. Creutzfeldt-Jacob Dementia (CJD)
7. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)
Publié par Ms Hendi Lingiah, clinical psychologist, France