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Causes of dementia, progression and drug treatments

* What is dementia? (400)
* What is Alzheimer's disease? (401)
* What is vascular dementia? (402)
* What is dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)? (403)
* What is fronto-temporal dementia (including Pick's disease)? (404) * Genetics and dementia (405)
* Aluminium and Alzheimer's disease (406)
* Drug treatments for Alzheimer's disease (407)
* Drugs used to relieve behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia (408) * The later stages of dementia (417)
* Learning disabilities and dementia (430)
* Complementary and alternative therapies and dementia (434) * What is Korsakoff's syndrome? (438)
* Younger people with dementia (440)
* Rarer causes of dementia (442)
* Depression and anxiety (444)
* What is HIV-related cognitive impairment? (446)
* Am I at risk of developing dementia? (450)
* The brain and behaviour (456)
* The progression of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias (458) * Mild cognitive impairment (470)
* Hallucinations in people with dementia (520)
* Visuoperceptual difficulties in dementia (527)

Emotional and practical support

* Volunteering for research into dementia (409)
* Brain tissue donations (410)
* Adaptations, improvements and repairs to the home (428) * Equipment to help with disability (429)
* The Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) (436)
* Assistive technology - devices to help with everyday living (437) * Driving and dementia (439)
* Talking therapies (including counselling, psychotherapy and CBT) (445) * Dental care and dementia (448)
* Supporting a person with dementia during visits, holidays and celebrations (455) * Respite care (462)
* After a diagnosis (471)
* Travelling and going on holiday (474)
* Frequently asked legal questions (475)
* Selecting a care home (476)
* Understanding and respecting lesbian and gay people (480) *...
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