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What are the stages of dementia?

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Usually, dementia goes through these stages. But it may vary depending on the brain area that's affected.

  1. No impairment
  2. Very mild decline
  3. Mild decline
  4. Moderate decline
  5. Moderately severe decline
  6. Severe decline
  7. Very severe decline

From: What Is Dementia? WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 09, 2017

Medically Reviewed on 12/09/2017

SOURCES: 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Dementia: Hope Through Research."

American Psychiatric Association: "Seniors."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "NINDS Dementia Information Page."

UpToDate: "Patient information: Dementia (including Alzheimer disease) (Beyond the Basics)."

National Institutes of Health: "HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders."

Alzheimers.net: "What are the 7 Stages of Alzheimer's Disease?"

Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation: "Clinical Stages of Alzheimer's."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 09, 2017

SOURCES: 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "Dementia: Hope Through Research."

American Psychiatric Association: "Seniors."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "NINDS Dementia Information Page."

UpToDate: "Patient information: Dementia (including Alzheimer disease) (Beyond the Basics)."

National Institutes of Health: "HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders."

Alzheimers.net: "What are the 7 Stages of Alzheimer's Disease?"

Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation: "Clinical Stages of Alzheimer's."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on December 09, 2017

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