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by A.F. Jorm

  • Author: A.F. Jorm
  • ISBN: 0709914903
  • ISBN13: 978-0709914907
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  • Category: Mental Health
  • Publisher: Croom Helm (1988)
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Understanding Senile Dementia ePub download

Understanding Senile Dementia.

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Dementia is a broad category of brain diseases that cause a long-term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember that is severe enough to affect daily functioning

Dementia is a broad category of brain diseases that cause a long-term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember that is severe enough to affect daily functioning. Consciousness is usually not affected. A dementia diagnosis requires a change from a person's usual mental functioning and a greater decline than one would expect due to aging.

This paper focuses on senile dementia from both the neuroscientific and Islamic perspectives, with special emphasis .

This paper focuses on senile dementia from both the neuroscientific and Islamic perspectives, with special emphasis on the integration of ideas between th. .A comprehensive and thorough understanding of SD from both the neuroscientific and. Islamic perspectives, would enable effective implementation of strategies to address issues. involving this disease across different cultures, especially among the world-wide Muslim. The informant questionnaire on cognitive decline in the elderly.

The concept of dementia has itself been the subject of increasing refinement and precision in definition and diagnosis. Two important sub-types have been identified: Alzheimer's disease and multiple-infarct dementia. As will be shown in Chapter 2, some populations appear to reverse the general picture and exhibit more MID than SDAT.

Senile dementia (from Latin de- "apart, away" + mens (genitive mentis) "mind") is the progressive decline in cognitive function due to damage or disease in the brain beyond what might be expected from normal aging. Although dementia is far more common in the geriatric population, it may occur in any stage of adulthood.

Senile also known as Senile dementia is the mental deterioration (loss of intellectual ability) that is associated with or the characteristics of old ag. Senility is a deterioration of body and mind associated with advanced aging.

Senile also known as Senile dementia is the mental deterioration (loss of intellectual ability) that is associated with or the characteristics of old age. Two major types of senile dementia are identified as: those due to generalized atrophy (Alzheimer’s-type dementia) and those due to vascular problems (mainly, strokes). Senile dementia is often used when referring to Alzheimer’s disease. What is Senility? Senility, which is now more commonly referred to as dementia, is characterized by a decrease in cognitive abilities or mental decline.

Dementia can occur as a result of a variety of neurological diseases. As our understanding of dementia grows it is conceivable that an effective treatment will be found within the next century. According to a model proposed by Jorm et al. (1987) a doubling of the prevalence rate occurs every . years. Genetically several important breakthroughs have occurred recently in AD. Abnormalities in chromosomes 14 and 19 have been added to chromosome 21 as causal factors.

A relatively common condition affecting the elderly (sixties and older), caused by cerebral arteriosclerosis. Senile dementia was not regarded as a disease, just an unfortunate side effect of getting old. Few had questioned this distinction, but in Meta Neumann’s autopsy lab on that particular morning in 1952, it didn’t hold up. According to what she saw in his brain.