Late-life depression can sometime be thought of as normal or inevitable but it shouldn't be and it can be successfully treated. Depression in later life can increase other physical illnesses so it is important to seek help and a proper assessment to identify the root cause of the problem. At Clinical Partners we have a team of qualified and empathetic therapists and psychiatrists with experience and expertise in this area who can help you.
Mild Cognitive Impairment is when a person has some memory loss but they don't have dementia. Although we can all be affected by 'senior moments' the Alzheimer's Society studies show that 10-15% of people with MCI go on to develop dementia. Moreover, underlying conditions can cause MCI such as high blood pressure, depression or sleep apnoea so it is important to obtain an assessment with a specialist. At Clinical Partners Memory Clinic our team led by Consultant Psychiatrist Paul Loughlin are able to offer full assessments, diagnosis and on-going treatment.
FTLD affects adults aged 40-60 and early symptoms can be similar to depression or Alzheimer’s disease. Specialist diagnosis is required as drug's used for Alzheimer's are not effect and can make the symptoms worse. At the Clinical Partners Memory Clinic our team led by Consultant Psychiatrist Paul Loughlin are able to assess, diagnose and provide on-going treatment as well as offer support and advice for family and friends when coping with the behavioural changes associated with the disease.
Pick's disease is perhaps not such a well know dementia and it usually affects people between the ages of 40-60. Due to the age group of the sufferer's it can often be misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's or depression. It is therefore essential to get a proper assessment and diagnosis as drugs used of Alzheimer's can worsen the symptoms. Although it cannot be cured it can be managed with the right treatment. At Clinical Partners Memory Clinic our team lead by Consultant Psychiatrist Paul Loughlin are able to offer assessment, diagnosis and on-going treatment as well as offer support and advice for the individual and their friends and family.
Parkinson's disease can be difficult to diagnose in the early stages of the disease. As with all dementia illnesses an early diagnosis is imperative as it gives access to the correct treatment that will reduce the symptoms and can slow the progress of the disease. Clinical Partners Memory clinic offers a comprehensive assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning with their Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Paul Loughlin, who specialises in dementia. We also have a team able to offer, support and advice for the individual and the family following the diagnosis.
Lewy Bodies Disease is similar to both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and can often be misdiagnosed. Specialist diagnosis is essential because sufferer's can have a reaction to the drugs used for other dementia diseases. Like other dementia diseases it sadly cannot be currently cured. However, with early diagnosis treatment can slow down the disease's progress. Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Paul Loughlin, at Clinical Partners Memory Clinic is able to assess, diagnose and treat Lewy Bodies dementia and our team are able to offer support and advice to the individual and family to help them manage the illness following the diagnosis.
Vascular dementia, after Alzheimer's disease, is the most common cause of dementia. Although it cannot be cured an early diagnosis is essential as the treatment can be more effective and can potentially slow the degeneration. At Clinical Partners Memory Clinic, Dr Paul Loughlin our Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in dementia will be able to provide a complete assessment, diagnosis and treatment plan.
Alzheimer's is the most common illness associated with dementia. Although treatment cannot cure or reverse the decline it can help slow down its progress so an early diagnosis is recommended. At Clinical Partners Memory Clinic our Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Paul Loughlin, specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. Our team are also able to assist the family and friends affected by coping with this illness.
There are many different causes of dementia and it is important to obtain the correct diagnosis to ensure that the most effective treatment programme is delivered. At Clinical Partners our Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Paul Loughlin, specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of dementia at Clinical Partners Memory Clinic.