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Neurocognitive disorders are cognitive disorders which are thought to be primarily caused by physical, neurological effects.

These conditions include:

DSM-5 has a new list of neurocognitive domains.[1] "New separate criteria are now presented" for major or mild NCD due to various conditions.[1] Substance/medication-induced NCD and unspecified NCD are new diagnoses.[1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Highlights of Changes from DSM-IV-TR to DSM-5. (PDF) American Psychiatric Association. URL accessed on September 6, 2013.

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