Dementia

Science / Psychiatry / Dementia: global organic impairment of intellectual functioning without impairment of consciousness.

Pseudodementia

Science / Psychiatry / Pseudodementia: A syndrome in which dementia is mimicked or caricatured by a functional psychiatric illness. Symptoms and response of mental status examination questions are similar to those found in dementia. MORE

Apraxia

Science / Psychiatry / Apraxia: Inability to carry out previously learned skilled motor activities despite intact comprehension and motor function; this may be seen in dementia. MORE

Agnosia

Science / Psychiatry / Agnosia: Failure to recognize or identify objects despite intact sensory function; This may be seen in dementia of various types. An example would be the failure of someone to recognize a paper clip placed in MORE

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