Dementia Care Site Map
Types of Dementia


There are many different forms of dementia and each form has its own cause.

Certain types of dementia are more common than others. The types of dementia are often named according to the cause of the condition and the various causes are outlined in more detail in Causes of Dementia.

In this section we provide an overview of some of the more common forms of dementia, including:


Alzheimer's Disease


Vascular Dementia


Frontotemporal Dementia


Alcohol-related dementia (Korsakoff's Syndrome)


Dementia with Lewy Bodies