Cognitive function in depression: its relationship to the presence and severity of intellectual decline.

@article{Brown1994CognitiveFI,
  title={Cognitive function in depression: its relationship to the presence and severity of intellectual decline.},
  author={Richard Gendal Brown and Lucy C. Scott and C. J. Bench and Raymond J. Dolan},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={829-47}
}
Cognitive dysfunction is an integral feature of depression, in some cases of sufficient severity to warrant a diagnosis of dementia. There has been little systematic investigation of whether cognitive dysfunction is an inevitable consequence of depression, or is specific to a subgroup of depressed patients. Related to this is the distribution of cognitive dysfunction, whether there is a continuum of impairment or a distinct demented subgroup. Finally, there is the question of which aspects of… CONTINUE READING

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