Disease, Pick: A form of dementia characterized by a slowly progressive deterioration of social skills and changes in personality leading to impairment of intellect, memory, and language.
Dementia can be defined as a loss of intellectual abilities such as memory capacity, severe enough to interfere with social or occupational functioning. The criteria for the diagnosis of dementia include impairment of attention, orientation, memory, judgment, language, motor and spatial skills, and function. By definition, dementia is not due to major depression or schizophrenia.
Pick's Disease information sheet compiled by NINDS, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Learn about the signs, symptoms, and treatment of Pick's disease, a form of dementia. Also find tips for managing dementia and where to turn for support.
Pick disease is a brain disorder that causes slowly worsening decline of mental abilities. It gradually damages brain cells and impairs their function. It disturbs ...
Pick disease (named after Arnold Pick) is a progressive dementia defined by clinical and pathologic criteria.
Pick's Disease is a progressively degenerative neurological disease similar to Alzheimer's Disease for which there is no known prevention, or cure.