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Nervous System and Brain

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Signs and Symptoms: Neurologic Manifestations | Pain | Information Processing Disorders | Language Disorders | Learning Disorders | Perceptual Disorders

Central Nervous System: Brain Diseases | Brain Injury | Infections | Malformations | Spinal Cord Diseases | Spinal Cord Injury

Other Diseases and Disorders: Autoimmune Nervous System Diseases | Autonomic Nervous System Diseases | Cranial Nerve Disorders | Degenerative Nervous System Diseases | Dementias | Headache and Migraine | Motor Neuron Diseases | Movement Disorders | Peripheral Nerve Disorders | Sleep Disorders

Other Topics: General Nervous System and Brain | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Neural Transplantation | Surgery


(Jump to: General Information | Treatment | Alzheimer's Disease | Dementia with Lewy Bodies | Frontotemporal Dementias | Mild Cognitive Impairment | Pick's Disease of the Brain | Vascular Dementia | Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome | Other Dementias )

General Information
Dementia:Family Caregiver Alliance
Dementia: Hope Through Research:NINDS
Dementia: What Are the Common Signs?:American Academy of Family Physicians
Initial Evaluation of the Patient with Suspected Dementia:American Academy of Family Physicians
What Happens Next?:National Institute on Aging [PDF]
Memory Enhancers:Society for Neuroscience
See also Senior Health, Caring for Persons with Alzheimer's or Dementia

Treatment of Dementia
Dementia Medication Overview:eMedicine Consumer Health
Use of Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs in Patients with Dementia:American Academy of Family Physicians
Behavior Disorders of Dementia: Recognition and Treatment:American Academy of Family Physicians
See also Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

Mild Cognitive Impairment
Mild Cognitive Impairment:Alzheimer's Association
Mild Cognitive Impairment:Mayo Clinic
Mild Cognitive Impairment (NIA Memory Impairment Study):National Institute on Aging
See also Senior Health, Age-Related Memory Loss

Alzheimer's Disease
See Alzheimer's Disease

Dementia with Lewy Bodies
Dementia with Lewy Bodies:Alzheimer's Association
Dementia with Lewy Bodies:Family Caregiver Alliance
Lewy Body Dementia:Mayo Clinic
Dementia with Lewy Bodies: An Emerging Disease:American Academy of Family Physicians
Lewy Body Disease:MedlinePlus

Frontotemporal Dementias
Fronto-Temporal Dementia:Alzheimer's Association
Frontotemporal Dementias – An Overview:Association for Frontotemporal Dementias
Frontotemporal Dementia:Family Caregiver Alliance
Frontotemporal Dementia:Mayo Clinic
Frontotemporal Dementia with Motor Neuron Disease
FTD/MND:Association for Frontotemporal Dementias
Dementia in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis:eMedicine Consumer Health
Pick's Disease of the Brain
Pick's Disease – An Explanation:Pick's Disease Support Group
Other Types of Frontotemporal Dementia
CHMP2B-Related Frontotemporal Dementia:GeneReviews
Frontotemporal Dementia with Parkinsonism-17:Association for Frontotemporal Dementias
Frontotemporal Dementia with Parkinsonism-17:GeneReviews
GRN-Related Frontotemporal Dementia:GeneReviews

Vascular Dementia
Vascular Dementia:Alzheimer's Association
Vascular Dementia:Mayo Clinic
Stroke-Related Dementia:eMedicine Consumer Health
Multi-Infarct Dementia:NINDS
Multi-Infarct Dementia:Mental Health America
Binswanger's Disease:NINDS
CADASIL, see Brain Diseases

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome:Alzheimer's Association
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome:Family Caregiver Alliance

Other Dementias
Dementia Due to HIV Infection, see Immune System, HIV/AIDS and Neurologic Disease
Dementia in Head Injury:eMedicine Consumer Health
Huntington Disease Dementia:eMedicine Consumer Health
Dementia due to Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, see Brain Diseases, Hydrocephalus
Familial Encephalopathy with Neuroserpin Inclusion Bodies:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Parkinson Disease Dementia:eMedicine Consumer Health
Kluver-Bucy Syndrome:NINDS

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