A deterioration of cognitive function, unaccompanied by and neurological disease or disorder. Sometimes appearing in a major depressive episode, it may be reversible. When occurring in older patients, it is referred to as Dementia Syndrome of Depression.

PSEUDODEMENTIA: "Kris's pseudo dementia was a result of a severe depression."
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