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Descriptor English:   Dementia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Demencia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   DemÍncia 
Synonyms English:   Amentia
Dementia, Familial
Dementias, Familial
Dementias, Senile Paranoid
Familial Dementia
Familial Dementias
Paranoid Dementia, Senile
Paranoid Dementias, Senile
Senile Paranoid Dementia
Senile Paranoid Dementias  
Tree Number:   C10.228.140.380
Definition English:   An acquired organic mental disorder with loss of intellectual abilities of sufficient severity to interfere with social or occupational functioning. The dysfunction is multifaceted and involves memory, behavior, personality, judgment, attention, spatial relations, language, abstract thought, and other executive functions. The intellectual decline is usually progressive, and initially spares the level of consciousness. 
See Related English:   Tauopathies
History Note English:   1981(1963) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VI virology  
Record Number:   3718 
Unique Identifier:   D003704 

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