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What other common dementia types are there besides alzheimer's?

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Dr. Kalyn Diamond
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Dementia types

Other common types include: vascular dementia (caused by multiple strokes); other degenerative neurological diseases (frontotemporal dementia, dementia with lewy bodies, parkinson’s, and huntingtons); infections that affect the central nervous system (hiv dementia, creutzfeldt-jakob disease); chronic drug, alcohol, or other substance abuse; and hydrocephalus (accumulation of fluid in the brain).

In brief: Dementia types

Other common types include: vascular dementia (caused by multiple strokes); other degenerative neurological diseases (frontotemporal dementia, dementia with lewy bodies, parkinson’s, and huntingtons); infections that affect the central nervous system (hiv dementia, creutzfeldt-jakob disease); chronic drug, alcohol, or other substance abuse; and hydrocephalus (accumulation of fluid in the brain).
Dr. Kalyn Diamond
Dr. Kalyn Diamond
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: There are a number

Of dementias.
Vascular dementia, dementia with lewy bodies and frontotemporal dementia are the other common ones.

In brief: There are a number

Of dementias.
Vascular dementia, dementia with lewy bodies and frontotemporal dementia are the other common ones.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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