Chapter III.1. Historical Evolution of the Concept of Dementia: A Systematic Review from 2000 BC to AD 2000

  1. Nawab Qizilbash MBChB, MRCP, MSc, DPhil (Oxon)1,2
  1. Gustavo C. Román

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752340.ch18

Evidence-based Dementia Practice

Evidence-based Dementia Practice

How to Cite

Román, G. C. (2003) Historical Evolution of the Concept of Dementia: A Systematic Review from 2000 BC to AD 2000, in Evidence-based Dementia Practice (ed N. Qizilbash), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752340.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Visiting Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Hospital Universitario GM-Cantoblanco, 280049 Madrid, Spain

  2. 2

    Member of Green College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632052967

Online ISBN: 9780470752340

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Keywords:

  • concept;
  • amentia;
  • mental capacities;
  • sophocles;
  • disorders

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ancient era

  • Classic era

  • Middle Ages

  • Scientific Era

  • Modern era

  • Into the new century