GENERAL PARESIS By N., Sam M.S. - 5 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 CHILD PSYCHIATRY JUVENILE PARESIS Dissociative Identity Disorder ADOLESCENCE (Theories) BRAIN WAVES (Electroencephalogram, EEG) ARTERIOSCLEROTIC BRAIN DISORDER BRAIN DISORDERS A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide CEREBRAL CORTEX Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GENERAL PARESIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/general-paresis/ (accessed December 1, 2021).