is a medical phenomena when the condition actually mimics the symptoms of dementia but is in actual fact a simple normal response to a specific environmental stimulus, such as sensory deprivation.

FALSE DEMENTIA: "Simply because an individual displays the typical symptoms of Dementia, does not necessarily mean they suffer from the neurological condition."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FALSE DEMENTIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/false-dementia/ (accessed September 19, 2021).