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Novel Approaches to Understanding Creativity and Artistic Appreciation in Dementia (BBC News / Wellcome Open Research)

Summary The Created Out of Mind initiative comprises scientists, artists, musicians and writers, based at the Wellcome Collection’s “The Hub”, who are engaged in exploring the varied influences of dementia on the whole range of human creativity (and vice versa). … Continue reading

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The Eight Types of Dementia

Abstract Dementia involves decline in memory, and at least one of the following: Inability to generate coherent speech and understand spoken or written language. Inability to recognize or identify objects. Inability to execute motor activities. Inability to think abstractly, make … Continue reading

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Types of Dementia (from NHS Clinical Knowledge Summaries)

The most common causes of dementia are (quote): Alzheimer’s disease (about 50%) Vascular dementia (about 25%). Dementia with Lewy bodies (about 15%). Frontotemporal dementia (less than 5%). Mixed dementias (included in the above estimates). Mixed dementias include Alzheimer’s disease with vascular … Continue reading

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