Related Disorders

Dementia is a general term for loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life. It is caused by physical changes in the brain.

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, accounting for 50 to 70 percent of cases. Other causes of dementia are briefly discussed in this section.

Mild cognitive impairment – MayoClinic.com
Vascular Dementia
Mixed Dementia
Dementia with Lewy Bodies
Parkinson’s Disease
Fron to temporal Dementia
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Huntington’s Disease


Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome