dementia

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    Hi

    Just to say hello. I have rapid cycling bi polar1. I have also the early stages of early onset mixed dementia. i won't be posting much about dementia i just want to focus on my bipolar. I will also visit hearing voices forum because when i am very ill i hear them. I spent all summer in...
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    Dezorganized schizophrenia, dementia, having serious problem to stay in university

    Dezorganized schizophrenia, dementia, having serious problem to stay in university First of all thank you for even opening this :)I have a (psychiatric/neurologic) problem that i've presented to doctors, but nobody gave me a solution nor any medications, that would literally helped the core...
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    too young for this

    Need to speak to someone who understands dementia in young people
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    Could he have broken through the illness?

    I'm sorry if this is the wrong place to ask this sort of question. If so I'll absolutely delete this message and I'm very sorry. Here's the thing though; I've become obsessed with Quebecois poet Émile Nelligan, who suffered from schizophrenia and was sent to an Asylum at 19 in 1899, only to...
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    my grandmother is constantly putting me in bad moods and i dont know if im in the wrong i'd appreciate help

    my grandmother is constantly putting me in bad moods and i dont know if im in the wrong i'd appreciate help First off thanks for clicking onto this, I made an account just to post this as id love help from this community. First off i've lived with my grandmother and dad for all my life (my mom...
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    Dementia as it pertains to schizophrenia

    I have a diagnosis of schizoaffective-bipolar. But there are a few things which concern me. Sometimes I forget where I am, where I'm going, who I am, and who other people are. Its been a while since I have have had an episode of this nature. I sometimes lose large blocks of time. The most...
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    Recent Studies Show Chronic Pain Can Increase the Risk of Dementia in the Elderly

    Recent Studies Show Chronic Pain Can Increase the Risk of Dementia in the Elderly I read an article a few weeks back.... it was a study published by JAMA Internal Medicine. It stated that those experiencing chronic pain had an increased risk of developing dementia... it kind of makes sense...
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    song on Britain's got talent

    I don't usually get upset when I watch things on TV but I've justeatched an audition on Britain's got talent and it was a young lad singing and playing the piano to his own song he wrote as a tribute to his gran with dementia. My mum suffers from vascular dementia and shes only young and the...
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    Rapidly progressing dementia

    My dad's been ill with dementia near 2 years now and he's rapidly gone downhill. Mam died 2 years ago and it's like he just gave up. He has major trouble communicating which ends in him becoming fairly aggressive. Today he's been extremely confused agitated and angry. Would this be worth a trip...
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    BPS Releases Review of Alternatives to Antipsychotics

    BPS Releases Review of Alternatives to Antipsychotics "A briefing paper released by the British Psychological Society last Friday present’s the evidence for non-pharmacological alternatives to antipsychotics for treating distress in people with dementia. The researchers present the evidence for...
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    Poor memory go on to dementia?

    Are people with poor memories more likely to develop dementia?
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    Dementia in the Elderly and the Improper Treatment

    I once went to a nursing home to help out. It was not easy. Not only did it bother me to see people suffering from various illnesses such as Dementia, but it was troubling to see how these people were treated. I remember going in a locked room where Alzheimer patients sat in wheel chairs. It had...
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    I was sexually assaulted then years later the abuser developed Dementia

    I was sexually assaulted then years later the abuser developed Dementia I was sexually assaulted by my fathers friend when we were both visiting his house.He lived with his wife and the assault took place when my father went out of the room to help his wife with something. A (this was my...
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    Dementia guide for carers and care providers

    The Dementia Guide for Carers and Care Providers offers practical information for anyone caring for a person with dementia and has been developed by our Thames Valley team in collaboration with healthcare professionals, educators and carers. The guide aims to support an understanding of the...
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    Please help i want to find some answer for my problem

    I have a problem in my brain, since childhood i notice, i have a empty brain or no thoughts, i also have problem in process words then also problem in remembering stuff, is this dementia or alzeimeirs?
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    A visit to the GP

    I avoid the GP, it was more than I year I think but am really unwell. Some months ago... a gang of youths " kettled " me when I was travelling on my own. It was humiliating and frightening. I'm an older woman. Since then, I had not been out on my own. Three weeks ago, in a "pull yerself...
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    Miners Aluminmum dusting linked to alzhiemers, dementia and parkinsons

    After the Cameras Went Away - the fifth estate - CBC News
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    The many faces of dementia(free online course)

    Free online course The Many Faces of Dementia Gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses. https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/faces-of-dementia/1
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    Flintshire

    Flintshire Advocacy Services North Wales 1 The Podium, Ambrose Lloyd Centre, New Street, Mold, Flintshire CH7 1NP 01352 759332 Advocacy@ASNEW.org.uk The advocacy service is structurally independent from statutory organisations. The service is designed and operates in a way which is free...
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    Family

    I am concerned about my family for one thing there is evidence of bullying in it and towards me as well. Mum says it is fine to bully me, I don't agree - where she gets her ideas from I have no idea. The other thing is my family's mental health is not good. I have just heard that an...