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dementia

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a serious mental disorder that prevents one from living a safe and normal life
  • doctors were able to treat the patient's dementia with drugs and thus allow him to function on his own

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The first known use of dementia was in 1806

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“Dementia.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dementia. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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