Pseudodementia is a phenotype approximated by a wide variety of underlying disorders (1). Data indicate that some of the disorders that can convert to a pseudodementia-like presentation include depression, schizophrenia, mania, dissociative disorders, Ganser syndrome, conversion reaction, and psych...
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Pseudodementia: A severe form of depression resulting from a progressive brain disorder in which cognitive changes mimic those of dementia.
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A severe form of depression resulting from a progressive brain disorder in which cognitive changes mimic those of dementia. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(soo″do-dә-men´shә) a disorder resembling dementia but not due to organic brain disease and is potentially reversible by treatment; one form is the depressive symptoms seen in some older adults.
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pseudodementia A severe form of depression resulting from a progressive brain disorder in which cognitive changes mimic those of dementia. A depressive disorder is a syndrome (group of symptoms) that reflects a sad mood exceeding normal sadness or grief. More specifically, the sadness of depression...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: sū′dō-dē-men′shē-ă Definitions: 1. A condition resembling dementia but usually due to a depressive disorder rather than brain dysfunction.
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