Assessment and Diagnosis

Diagnosing young-onset dementia

Getting an accurate diagnosis is important but can take longer for a younger person. Read more about being referred to a specialist and genetic testing. 

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Diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies

It's always important to get dementia diagnosed, but knowing the type of dementia is particularly important if dementia with Lewy bodies is suspected. Find out who is most likely to be affected and how you can get a diagnosis.

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The MMSE test

The Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) is the most commonly used test for complaints of problems with memory or other mental abilities.
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