Does forgetting a name or word mean that I have dementia?

September is Alzheimer's Awareness Month and therefore a good time to talk about dementia. Alzheimer's is the most common dementia, but there are others to be aware of, a gerontologist explains.

Laurie Archbald-Pannone, Associate Professor Medicine, Geriatrics, University of Virginia • conversation
Sept. 1, 2020 ~9 min

Tags:  alzheimers-disease  depression  dementia  anxiety  aging  delirium  memory-loss

What doctors know about lingering symptoms of coronavirus

Is it possible that people who recover from COVID-19 will be plagued with long term side effects from the infection? An infectious disease physician reviews the evidence so far.

William Petri, Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia • conversation
June 24, 2020 ~7 min

Tags:  health  covid-19  coronavirus  pandemic  wuhan  sars-cov-2  delirium  coronavirus-2020  sars-cov  smell  taste  icu  pneumonia  acute-respiratory-distress-syndrome

Delirium, depression, anxiety, PTSD – the less discussed effects of COVID-19

A new review assesses the potential long-term psychological impact of COVID-19.

Edward Chesney, Clinical Research Fellow, King's College London • conversation
May 18, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: mental-health covid-19 coronavirus ptsd delirium fatigue hallucinations

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