History of dementia and dementia in history: An overview

@article{Boller1998HistoryOD,
  title={History of dementia and dementia in history: An overview},
  author={F. Boller and M. Forbes},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={158},
  pages={125-133}
}
  • F. Boller, M. Forbes
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the Neurological Sciences
The history of dementia is probably as old as mankind itself. In recent years, considerable advances have been made in our understanding of the epidemiology, the pathogenesis and the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related disorders, and the nosology of these disorders is under scrutiny. Furthermore, we are witnessing the emergence of therapeutic agents specifically designed to enhance memory and cognition in AD patients. Despite the limited efficacy of the agents currently available… Expand
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