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Alzheimers patient

I am aware of Alzheimers ; but is it possible for someone to become so dependent in a Marriage, that after over 50years of marriage completely shut down and only act or think when his dominant partner tells him to do something> Thus mirrioring "Alzheimers"?
Asked On : Tue, 24 Aug 2010
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum

If you are suspecting Alzheimer than you are not suffering from it as most of the patient with Alzheimer do not have insight for the illness.

From your description I suspect Depression which is very common in old people and can mimic early stage of Alzheimer disease.

Hope this will help you,

Wish you Good Health,
Answered: Fri, 2 Sep 2011
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