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Dementia

"Dementia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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An acquired organic mental disorder with loss of intellectual abilities of sufficient severity to interfere with social or occupational functioning. The dysfunction is multifaceted and involves memory, behavior, personality, judgment, attention, spatial relations, language, abstract thought, and other executive functions. The intellectual decline is usually progressive, and initially spares the level of consciousness.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dementia" by people in this website by year, and whether "Dementia" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 93 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2005 and 2006 and 2010 and 2014 and 2017
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