DYSEXECUTIVE SYNDROME (DES) By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A collection of symptoms that involve impaired executive control over actions. Caused by frontal lobe brain damage. DYSEXECUTIVE SYNDROME (DES): "Dysexecutive syndrome includes having difficulty in starting and switching between tasks." Related Psychology Terms MOTOR APROSODIA FRONTAL LOBOTOMY BAR REFLEX PREFRONTAL CORTEX PARIETAL LOBE PATHOLOGICAL INERTIA BOXER'S DEMENTIA WITZELSUCHT ANTERIOR COMMUNICATING ARTERY SYNDROME (ACOA SYNDROME) ACTION DISORGANIZATION SYNDROME (ADS) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DYSEXECUTIVE SYNDROME (DES)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dysexecutive-syndrome-des/ (accessed December 13, 2019).