Vascular Dementia

Some articles on dementia, vascular dementia:

Memory Disorders in Alphabetical Order - Dementia
... Dementia refers to a large class of disorders characterized by the progressive deterioration of thinking ability and memory as the brain becomes damaged ... Dementia can be categorized as reversible (e.g ... Currently, there are more than 35 million people with dementia worldwide ...
Multi-infarct Dementia - Diagnosis
... Several specific diagnostic criteria can be used to diagnose vascular dementia, including the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV ... lobes, apathy early in the disease is more suggestive of vascular dementia because it usually occurs in the later stages of Alzheimer's ... Consequently patients with vascular dementia perform worse than their Alzheimer's disease counterparts in frontal lobe tasks such as verbal fluency ...