GENERAL PARESIS

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GENERAL PARESIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/general-paresis/ (accessed June 18, 2019).
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