ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

introduced by a German psychologist, Alois Alzheimer, an advanced illness of the brain stemming from large amounts of destruction of neurological cells, alongside the development of senility- most frequently results due to dementia and is marked by developing memory and some other mental handicaps that result in a marked decrease in societal and work functioning. Typically, this ailment strikes post age 65 and the risk of it multiplies times two with each five year periods thereafter until the age of 85

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: "Dave's mother's behavior over the past several months has becoming increasingly symptomatic of Alzheimer's Disease."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/alzheimers-disease/ (accessed December 7, 2019).
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