History of dementia and dementia in history: An overview

@article{Boller1998HistoryOD,
  title={History of dementia and dementia in history: An overview},
  author={François Boller and Margaret M. Forbes},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={158},
  pages={125-133}
}
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