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Other Dementias and Delirium

by Georgina Cornwall, PhD
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    The lecture Other Dementias and Delirium by Georgina Cornwall, PhD is from the course Aging. It contains the following chapters:

    • Other dementias
    • Delirium

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    1. Alcohol withdrawal
    2. Vascular
    3. Lewy body
    4. Parkinson's disease
    5. Alzheimer's disease
    1. Vascular
    2. Hyperglycemic
    3. Hyperthyroidism induced
    4. Infectious
    5. Drug withdrawal
    1. Dementia and delirium are both reversible with the appropriate treatment.
    2. Dementia is typically a neurodegenerative process, while delirium typically is not.
    3. Dementia is progressive in onset, while delirium has acute onset.
    4. Dementia is not reversible, while delirium typically is reversible.
    5. Dementia and delirium are both associated with changes in mental state.
    1. Accumulation of abnormal protein aggregates within neurons
    2. Drug or alcohol withdrawal
    3. Drug or alcohol intoxication
    4. Acute systemic infection (sepsis)
    5. Dehydration

    Author of lecture Other Dementias and Delirium

     Georgina Cornwall, PhD

    Georgina Cornwall, PhD


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