Origin of dementia
Examples from the Web for dementia
Depending on what parts of the brain are impacted, the person can develop forms of dementia and personality changes.Understanding Tracy Morgan’s Traumatic Brain Injury|Jean Kim|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later, cognitive and behavioral problems can occur; dementia is not uncommon.The Burden Robin Williams Carried: Diagnosed With Parkinson’s and Depression|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps there is no better example of this than the way in which we treat our elders living with dementia.
In my opinion, it is the most inspiring film about dementia out there today.
We have learned that music uses a side door into a part of the mind that is relatively undamaged by dementia.
I noticed no dementia on the part of Miss Maturin, who seemed to me a most cultivated and very charming young lady.Lord Stranleigh Abroad|Robert Barr
There can be no question about the resemblance of benign to dementia prcox stupors.Benign Stupors|August Hoch
The forms of mental disturbance commonest in puerperal insanity are mania with or without delirium, melancholia, and dementia.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
The dementia may be but partial, or so very complete that the patient knows nothing.How to Care for the Insane|William D. Granger
There are cases of dementia praecox that only time can differentiate.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
British Dictionary definitions for dementia
Word Origin for dementia
Word Origin and History for dementia
1806, from Latin dementia "madness, distraction, folly," noun of state from dementem, from dementer (see dement). It existed earlier in an anglicized form, demency (1520s), from French démence. Dementia praecox is a Modern Latin form recorded from 1899 in English, 1891 in German, from French démence précoce (1857). See precocious.