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Types of dementia - Alzheimer's Scotland

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A comprehensive list of information on some of the more common types of dementia. There are links to Alzheimer Scotland information sheets which explain more about each illness.  The list includes:

  • Alcohol-related brain damage
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Behaviour Variant Frontotemporal dementia (FTD)
  • Dementia with Lewy bodies
  • HIV associated dementia and AIDS dementia complex
  • Korsakoff’s Syndrome
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and cognitive problems
  • Parkinson’s disease with dementia
  • Posterior Cortical Atrophy
  • Progressive Non Fluent Aphasia (PNFA)
  • Semantic dementia
  • Vascular dementia