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dementia US English

A chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning

dementia US Thesaurus

her failing memory is not necessarily a symptom of dementia

senile dementia US English

Severe mental deterioration in old age, characterized by loss of memory and control of bodily functions

dementia praecox US English

Dated term for schizophrenia.

vascular dementia US English

A common form of dementia caused by an impaired supply of blood to the brain, such as may be caused by a series of small strokes