How to tell if memory problems are really a sign of dementia ????????

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    How to tell if memory problems are really a sign of dementia
    Researchers in Sheffield are analysing a new 'conversational' technique to help distinguish between dementia and other causes of memory loss


    By Andrew Griffiths
    8:05AM GMT 05 Jan 2015

    Worried that forgetfulness might be an early sign of dementia? New research suggests there is no need to be anxious about an awkward memory lapse - as long as you can recall enough of the embarrassing detail to tell a friend about it.
    Researchers at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have found that how people talk about their memory problems is a vital clue to pinpointing their cause. They say a technique called Conversation Analysis (CA), used with patients experiencing memory lapses, can help distinguish between dementia and other problems


    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/e...y-problems-are-really-a-sign-of-dementia.html
     

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