Example sentences for: dementia

How can you use “dementia” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • All mental and physical disorders may interfere with work or usual social activities, hence these losses are not diagnostic of dementia.

  • Prior studies suggest that approximately 5 to 12% of older adults admitted to general hospital units have dementia [ 28 29 ] . However, in the current investigation, 29% had a MMSE of 23 or less which is indicative of dementia, although only four of these patients had a documented diagnosis of dementia.

  • It could also be that a third factor, such as intelligence, leads to greater levels of education (and more engagement in cognitively stimulating activities), and independently, to lower risk of dementia.

  • Modern understanding of the meaning of dementia began in 1892 with A Dictionary of Psychological Medicine , by Daniel Tuke, where it was defined as a state in which manifestations of mind are to a greater or less degree absent in consequence of disease or decay of the brain itself.

  • It should be noted that this cut-point of 27 on the MMSE is considerably above the cut-point of 23 that is commonly used to identify dementia.

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