Introduction | Delirium | Dementia | Amnestic Disorders | Other Cognitive Disorders
This section includes Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic Disorders,
and Cognitive Disorder Not Otherwise Specified. The predominant
disturbance is a clinically significant deficit in cognition that
represents a significant change from a previous level of functioning.
For each disorder in this section, the etiology is either a general
medical condition (although the specific general medical condition
may not be identifiable) or a substance (i.e., a drug of abuse,
medication, or toxin), or a combination of these factors.