Pseudodementia : Issues in Diagnosis

Abstract

"Pseudodementia" needs a third look. Always a "soft" diagnosis, it has never had objective, explicit diagnostic criteria or a spot in an official nomenclature. For most of the past 4 decades, however, pseudodementia—depression masquerading as dementia—has held a firm place in the differential diagnosis of dementia. Now many depression and dementia… (More)

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