Robin Williams Suffered from Un-Diagnosed Dementia at Time of Death

Robin Williams, an iconic comedian and actor cherished by generations, died in August of 2014. He was known to have been battling with both depression and addiction in the months leading up to his death and had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s as well. His death, now known to have been a suicide, was a great shock to many fans like Alexei Beltyukov that grew up adoring his movies. As these types of losses often do, it left many questions.
As E!Online discusses, there is newly revealed evidence that he was also suffering from a form of dementia called Lewy Body Dementia.
It is apparently pretty well known that Lewy Body dementia can make pre-existing depression and anxiety much worse, as this form of dementia can also induce vivid hallucinations, both visual and audio, of people and things that aren’t actually there.

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  1. Though it was confirmed that he had no alcohol or illegal substances in his system at the time of his death, it was still unknown just what exactly had triggered the suicide. This type of dementia is also known to be associated with Parkinson’s disease. I also do have the assurance that can make something work for them in a fanciful manner.

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