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Dementia and Diagnosis — The Discrepancies in Response across Europe

1. Introduction
The inexorable growth of our ageing population has led to a rise in the global prevalence of dementia syndrome. The word dementia, coming from the Latin de meaning “apart” and mens from the genitive mentis meaning “mind”, is a descriptive term, describing the pattern of symptoms of brain disorder which involve the progressive damage and eventual death of brain cells. Read More