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05/05/10 Dementia and Depression - Underrated and underfunded - Can be considered a chronic illness - Much less likely to be undiagnosed and left untreated o If untreated => can become worse and lead to other diseases Such as suicide- particularly high in men Short-term memory loss => dementia- inability to recall info that you once understood Anticipatory Dementia - Anxiety disorder o Fear of getting dementia
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Unformatted text preview: -Change in how caregiver related to the person o The caregiver- fears for himself of getting dementia- anticipate becoming demented o Fears that the illness is going to happened to them o Over think on every little thing- thinks that every time they forget or misplaces something they are getting the illness Leads to over burdening and stress...
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2010 for the course SOC 200 taught by Professor Marrone during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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