Features of Early stages of Dementia

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Dorothy McFadden Mind Map on Features of Early stages of Dementia, created by lisag1993 on 04/20/2013.

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Features of Early stages of Dementia
1 Impact of the symptoms are individual to each person
1.1 Depending on their personality, general health and social situation
2 Memory Loss
2.1 Most commonly short-term
2.1.1 Misplacing items
3 Difficulty performing familiar tasks
3.1 Forget how to carry out every-day activities
3.1.1 Order to put clothes on
3.1.2 Preparing a meal
4 Problems with Language
4.1 Forgetting simple words
5 Disorientaton to time and place
5.1 Getting lost in familiar places
5.2 Difficulty in differentiating night from day
6 Poor/ decreased judgement
6.1 Dressed inappropriately for the weather
7 Problems with keeping track of things
7.1 Difficulty keeping up with bill payments
7.2 Difficulty following conversations
8 Misplacing things
8.1 Putting things in unusual places
9 Changes in mood/ Behaviour
9.1 Unusually emotional
9.2 Experiencing rapid mood swings
9.3 Show less emoton than usually expressed
10 Changes in Personality
10.1 Suspicious
10.2 Irratable
10.3 Depressed
10.4 Anxious
10.5 Aggitated
11 Loss of initiative
11.1 Very passive
11.2 Sleeping more than usual
11.3 Lose interest in hobbies

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