PSEUDODEMENTIA

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSEUDODEMENTIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pseudodementia/ (accessed August 19, 2019).
SHARE