Dementia Led to Robin Williams’ Suicide, Says His Widow, But What Is Lewy Body Dementia?

Dementia may have been a contributing factor in beloved actor Robin Williams’ decision to take his own life last year. According to Williams’ widow, the actor was suffering from Lewy body dementia, which can lead to devastating symptoms that include…

Robin Williams: Lewy Body Dementia Contributed to Suicide

Robin Williams was reportedly suffering from Lewy body dementia at the time of his death and it likely played a role in him taking his life. The Mayo Clinic says “Lewy body dementia is the second most common type of…