neurocognitive dysfunction

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neurocognitive dysfunction

PSYCHIATRY

Definition A generic term for defects in one or more areas—working memory/fluency, executive function, verbal learning, impulsivity, and motor speed—of neurocognitive function, in particular, as relates to psychosis, schizophrenia, and other psychiatric disorders.  

Reference Am J Psychiatry 2004 Mar;161(3):466-7

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