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About Vascular Dementia (Multi-Infarct Dementia)
- Vascular Dementia (MID Multi-infarct dementia) is caused by a series of
small strokes which lead to loss of intellectual functioning.
Society Information Sheet - What is vascular dementia? -
What is vascular dementia? Download PDF file. Vascular
dementia affects around a quarter of people with dementia in the UK.
BehaveNet® Clinical Capsule™: DSM-IV: Vascular Dementia - When there is
evidence that Dementia is caused by cardiovascular disease this diagnosis
may apply. Computed imaging studies of the brain, such as CT (computed
tomography) and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), can usually detect
evidence of vascular lesions.
Dementias - Vascular Dementia - Multi-Infarct Dementia - Dementia is the
loss of a person's cognitive, or intellectual, function. those conscious
mental tasks that we perform every waking second of every day, from
remembering our name to performing complicated mathematical calculations.
Memory is one of the most essential cognitive functions, and it is the often
the first and most crucial one that dementia impairs. PsychNet.UK.
eMedicine - Vascular Dementia -
Vascular Dementia - Vascular dementia is the
second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer disease (AD).
Dementia - Vascular dementia is the broad term for dementia associated
with problems of the circulation of blood to the brain.
Vascular Dementia - It is probably
the second leading cause of dementia, but has been somewhat overshadowed by
the more well-known Alzheimer's disease.
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