GENERAL PARESIS By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 dementia associated with an advanced neurosyphilitic infection in the brain. It is now rare as it is diagnosed early now. First symptoms appear between 5 and 30 years after infection. GENERAL PARESIS: "General paresis is a form of dementia." Related Psychology Terms LEWY BODY DEMENTIA SENILE BRAIN GROWTH BOXER'S DEMENTIA BACTERIAL ENDOCARDITIS KRAEPELIN'S THEORY MENINGITIS ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE ENCEPHALITIS BRAIN ABSCESS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GENERAL PARESIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/general-paresis/ (accessed October 15, 2019).