Areas of the Brain Affected by Alzheimer's and Other Dementias
Alzheimer's disease is a
progressive condition that damages areas of the brain involved in memory,
intelligence, judgment, language, and behavior. It is the most common form of
mental decline, or dementia, in older adults.
Primary Medical Reviewer
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Peter J. Whitehouse, MD - Neurology
November 9, 2010
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 09, 2010
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