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Common conditions

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  • Here you can find an overview of some of the most common conditions. Many people will have more than one condition- and many more will have a diagnosis that is not listed here.

  • We all tend to get more forgetful as we get older. But dementia is different. It is a brain disease which often starts with memory problems, but goes on to affect many other parts of the brain.

  • People with learning disabilities have a significant, lifelong condition that started before adulthood (age 18) that affected their development and which means they need help through daily life.

  • Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them.

  • Find out more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of acquired brain injury and alcohol-related brain damage.

  • It is not easy to pin down exactly what we mean by a personality- and personality disorders can be difficult to diagnose. People with personality disorders often struggle to live with themselves and other people.

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