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.

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

A neuropsychological case study. 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 about the old dichotomy between non-reversible “functional” and reversible “organic” dementia.


The 73 year old woman initially diagnosed as pseudo demented showed pseudosemencia 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. Full text available only in PDF format. The neuropsychology of depressions.

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Citalopram, depression and pseudo dementia: A neuropsychological case study

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Pseudodemência depressiva by Jenifer De gang on Prezi

Sachdev P, Kilho LG. In Emery V, Oxman T eds. John Hopkins,p All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Services on Demand Journal. How to cite this article.