The dementias

@article{Ritchie2002TheD,
  title={The dementias},
  author={Karen Ritchie and Simon Lovestone},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2002},
  volume={360},
  pages={1759-1766}
}
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Some of the more common dementias are described and information on the differential diagnosis and distinction from other possible causes of cognitive deficits in dementia is provided.
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