Older depressed patients can come to the attention of neuropsychologists in several ways. Some are self-referred because of concerns about cognitive loss; others are encouraged to get an evaluation by their families so that their worries can be put in better perspective. For those with more severe cognitive losses, testing is often requested to assess the possibility of dementia syndrome of depression (DSD).
KeywordsDigit Symbol Verbal Intelligence Boston Naming Cognitive Loss Control Oral Word Association
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