SUBCORTICAL DEMENTIA By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 the type of dementia caused by any damage or dysfunctioning in the area under the cortex. Read and compare it with cortical dementia. SUBCORTICAL DEMENTIA: "memory impairment, mood disturbance, slow level of cognitive actions etc. all are caused by subcortical dementia." Related Psychology Terms SUBCORTICAL APHASIA SUBCORTICAL LEARNING TACRINE BOXER'S DEMENTIA PALEOCORTEX CORTICAL PROCESS BOXER'S DEMENTIA CORTICAL DEMENTIA NONSTRIATE VISUAL CORTEX SIMPLE CELL Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUBCORTICAL DEMENTIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/subcortical-dementia/ (accessed October 19, 2019).