OSCAR BURRIEL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY OSCAR BURRIEL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Enigmatic facial expression of an elderly woman. The image might represent any of a number of mental afflictions of the elderly, ranging from mild confusion, through more marked agitation & aggression to a more marked dementia (senility). Causes of mental disturbances in the elderly include a depleted blood supply to the brain & organic brain disease, such as the Alzheimer's-type dementia.
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