Medical Dictionary: Dementia syndrome


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Dementia syndrome: Another name for Dementia.
Dementia syndrome (condition): Various mental impairment conditions.

Dementia syndrome: Dementia is characterized significant loss of intellectual abilities such as memory capacity, severe enough to interfere with social or occupational functioning. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia in older people.1

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1. excerpt from Aging - Women Getting Older: NWHIC

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