Strange changes in behaviour may be the first sign of dementiaCreated by:
Dementia is a progessive disease, affecting the elderly population, causing on-going deterioration of memory, intellectual, language, and social skill. Currently, there is no cure for dementia. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a mild form of memory problem, will increase the risk of subsequent dementia. As the article has pointed out, short term memory loss may not be the first sign for dementia, the changes in behaviour or personality may be an earlier sign of dementia. Early diagnosis may help to detect some possible reversible causes that can improve symtpoms. People with dementia can experrience depression, agitation, and some other neuropsychiatric features as well. .