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How does mental decline occur in men and women?

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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Decline varies

I'd like to ask what you mean by "decline.
" the first think that comes to mind for me is dementia, which tends to have a gradual onset and progressive decline. If this is what you're asking about, the symptoms vary across people. The brain itself develops physical pathology associated with multiple cognitive deficits, especially worsening memory problems. Other cognitive problems occur as well.

In brief: Decline varies

I'd like to ask what you mean by "decline.
" the first think that comes to mind for me is dementia, which tends to have a gradual onset and progressive decline. If this is what you're asking about, the symptoms vary across people. The brain itself develops physical pathology associated with multiple cognitive deficits, especially worsening memory problems. Other cognitive problems occur as well.
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