So is general paresis, also called general paralysis of the insane, or softening of the brain.
One of these witnesses was suffering from a form of insanity known as paranoia, and the other from general paresis.
Consciousness remains intact almost to death, there is excessive weakness of the muscles, perhaps from a general paresis.
This is characterized by many of the minor phenomena of general paresis, only occasionally rising to the level of that disease.
general paresis n.
A brain disease occurring as a late consequence of syphilis, characterized by dementia, progressive muscular weakness, and paralysis. Also called Bayle's disease, paralytic dementia.