pseudodementia

noun
pseu·​do·​de·​men·​tia | \ ˌsüd-ō-di-ˈmen-chə How to pronounce pseudodementia (audio) \

Medical Definition of pseudodementia

: a that outwardly resembles the cognitive impairment of dementia but does not the result from neurodegeneration and that typically has a psychological cause (such as depression)

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“Pseudodementia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pseudodementia. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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