Chapter III.7. Reversible or Arrestable Dementias

  1. Nawab Qizilbash MBChB, MRCP, MSc, DPhil (Oxon)1,2
  1. Lars-Olof Wahlund,
  2. Hans Basun and
  3. Gunhild Waldemar

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752340.ch24

Evidence-based Dementia Practice

Evidence-based Dementia Practice

How to Cite

Wahlund, L.-O., Basun, H. and Waldemar, G. (2003) Reversible or Arrestable Dementias, in Evidence-based Dementia Practice (ed N. Qizilbash), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752340.ch24

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



  • identification;
  • population;
  • dysfunction;
  • blurred vision;
  • neurological signs


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Definition

  • Evidence for reversible dementias

  • Prevalence of potentially reversible dementias in population studies

  • Differential diagnosis