BRAIN DISEASE

n. any disease that contributes and leads to brain damage. These diseases include disorders of the degenerative, debilitating, infectious, and metabolic kind. As such, they affect cognition, thought, memory, movement, and speech.

BRAIN DISEASE: "When brain disease is genetic in origin, it is caused by random gene mutations."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BRAIN DISEASE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brain-disease/ (accessed September 21, 2019).
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