SUBSTANCE-INDUCED PERSISTING DEMENTIA

substantial loss of mental abilities because of prolonged drug use. The most noticeable is memory loss, but there is also possible problem with verbal expression, problem with gross motoric skills, etc.

SUBSTANCE-INDUCED PERSISTING DEMENTIA: "Alcohol caused dementia is an example of substance induced persisting dementia "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUBSTANCE-INDUCED PERSISTING DEMENTIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/substance-induced-persisting-dementia/ (accessed April 7, 2020).
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