The dementias

@article{Ritchie2002TheD,
  title={The dementias},
  author={K. Ritchie and S. Lovestone},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2002},
  volume={360},
  pages={1759-1766}
}
Dementia affects about 5% of the elderly population over age 65 years and has an unexplained predominance in women and a low rate in some cultures. Different forms of dementia are now distinguished-Alzheimer's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, and dementia secondary to disease, such as AIDS dementia. However, such nosological boundaries are being re-evaluated because different dementias are believed to have common underlying neuropathology. Neurochemical and… Expand
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