8 Types of Dementia and How to Recognize Their Symptoms, According to Experts

August 30, 2021

To assess which type of dementia (or mix of dementias) a patient has, a doctor will typically collect information from both the patient and their family about their collection of symptoms, when they started appearing, and how they’re progressing, says Elise Caccappolo, Ph.D., an associate professor of neuropsychology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

Source: Prevention