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Chris -- 2011-03-08
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I heard ‘dementia’ pronounced with the first syllable rhyming with ‘high’ on a BBC radio station recently. The prefix ‘di-’ can mean ‘two’ and those caring for people afflicted with senile dementia often remark upon periods of perfect recall contrasting with complete loss of any recent memory. ‘Dimensia’ too can be viewed eggcornishly with respect to ‘dementia’ – the unfortunate sufferer could be regarded as periodically entering another dimension perhaps?
Alzheimer or dimentia treatment related to technology especially game … Alzheimer or dimentia treatment related to technology especially game …
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5 answers – Yahoo! Answers – Dimentia & Alzheimer’s, what is the difference??? What is the cure, how to avoid??? How old are victims (range.
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I have never dealt with Alzheimer’s, but I have with senile dimensia. The symtoms are down to a T. There is nothing tougher for family. JustinTime …
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... George III began to fall victim to dimensia and was kept in doors. ... King George for the monarch he had been rather than the senile old man he had become.
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