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It includes impairment of more than one cognitive, or intellectual, ability, is persistent, is severe enough to interfere with a person's daily functioning and is often progressive, meaning it gets worse with time. Page 15 Q: So is dementia a disease? A: Not really. Dementia is a syndromea collection of symptoms that occur together and are typical of a specific disorder or disease. In the case of dementia, those disorders and diseasesmore than 70 of them in allaffect memory and/or other brain functions.
For much of this century, experts believed that the illness Alzheimer describedknown as both Alzheimer's disease and presenile dementia, because it affected relatively young individualswas different from the illness that affected primarily older individuals. Experts now believe, however, that the two diseases are the same. In other words, Alzheimer's is Alzheimer's no matter when its symptoms begin. You may still hear the generic terms senile dementia and presenile dementia used in conjunction with Alzheimer's disease and other illnesses that cause dementia, however.
Treatment may involve either method or a combination of the two. Q: Can these treatments be used to relieve depression in people whose dementia is caused by some other problem? A: With some modifications, yes. Standard psychotherapy is generally effective only in the early stages of progressive, irreversible dementia, when the patient still has certain cognitive abilities intact. But modified psychotherapy, music therapy or art therapy may be helpful in later stages. And while some antidepressants can exacerbate dementia's cognitive symptoms, others can be used to improve depressive symptoms and improve function.
Alzheimer's & Dementia: Questions You Have...Answers You Need by Jennifer Hay