El uso de antidepresivos en pacientes con demencia acompañada de .. como una “pseudodemencia” y puede ser difícil de distinguir de una. es particularmente importante en aquellos casos en que la depresión se manifiesta clínicamente como una demencia (pseudodemencia depresiva). Fig. 3. Jenifer De gang. Updated 16 June Transcript. -TAVEIRA, A., Azevedo P. A, Sougey B. E. Pseudo-Pseudodemência. Disponível em.

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Citalopram, depression and pseudo dementia. A neuropsychological case study.

¿Es una demencia? ¿Que significa ese diagnóstico? (Is this Dementia and What Does it Mean?)

The author presents a case of depressive pseudo dementia, commenting on the clinical and neuropsychological findings before and after the use of citalopram, a serotoninergic anti depressive drug.

The case portrays the current criticism pseuddoemencia the old dichotomy between non-reversible “functional” and reversible “organic” dementia.


The 73 year old woman initially diagnosed as pseudo demented showed some mild cognitive deterioration in neuropsychological evaluation after the improvement of her depressive symptoms. Some reasons for the divergent findings on pseudo dementia prognosis in the literature are proposed.

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Pseudodemência depressiva by Jenifer De gang on Prezi

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