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identify prevalence rates for different types of dementia
Dementia isn't cancer. Most Common Types of Dementia Alzheimer's Disease - The most common type of dementia. [ It affects memory first and later progresses to affect other cognitive (brain) abilities, such as speech, ability to reason, and movement. Vascular or Multi-Infarct Dementia - This type of dementia is often the result of a stroke in which small areas of the brain are
irreversibly damaged. Onset of vascular dementia is often sudden. Symptoms depend upon area of brain affected, but often memory and other cognitive functions, such as decision-making, are impaired. Dementia with Lewy Bodies - Leads to a decrease in cognitive ability, hallucinations, movement problems, and delusions Frontotemporal Dementias - Affects personality and speech but not memory. Less Common Types of Dementia The following forms of dementia are less common and vary as to the age of onset: Parkinson's Disease Dementia Huntington's Disease Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and other prion diseases Dementia in HIV/AIDS Traumatic Brain Injury Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (Includes dementia from alcohol abuse) Leukodystrophy ]
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