Example sentences for: dementia

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

  • Psychiatrists during that time officially replaced the word dementia with chronic brain syndrome , a useless phrase now almost completely abandoned.

  • Additionally, longitudinal studies have found that older adults without dementia who participate in more intellectually challenging daily activities show less decline over time on various tests of cognitive performance [5].

  • In the 1940s and '50s, dementia was seldom used except for types of schizophrenia, e.g., dementia praecox , or catatonic and paranoid dementia.

  • Dementia derives from the Latin, de - away or from, and ment- , root of mens `mind.'

  • Cosin defined dementia as ...a passion of the minde, bereaving it of the light of understanding...

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