Mental Health Disorders - Dementia

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Dementia is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that results in the decline of mental function including memory, thinking and deterioration in the ability to perform basic activities of daily living (1,2). The prevalence increases with advancing age (2). 
 
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia in older adults (1). Other types of dementia include vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia and frontotemporal dementia (1,2). Co-morbid conditions associated with
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Last Updated: 2021-06-22