Darker Sense Of Humor Could Be Early Sign Of Dementia

A new study found that a common early symptom among dementia patients was an increasingly dark sense of humor that favored slapstick over satire and caused them to laugh at socially inappropriate times, findings that can aid in earlier and more accurate diagnoses. What do you think?


“The time has come for me to break a bottle over my head and see where Mom’s at.”

Miles Hitchens • Number Deducer

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“You mean I can laugh at any reprehensible thing I want and garner pity while I’m at it?”

Sharon Kling • Board Member

“My aging father only likes racist jokes. I’m glad there isn’t anything wrong with him.”

Eddie Macklin • Canine Entertainer

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