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Vascular Dementia

Tamela D. McClam, M.D., Crystal C. Watkins, M.D., Ph.D.
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DEFINITION

  • Acquired impairments in multiple cognitive domains as a result of cardiovascular or cerebrovascular events causing damage to the brain
    • Impairments cause a decline in social and occupational functioning.
  • Cognitive impairment due to vascular dementia is classified under the neurocognitive disorders (NCDs) section of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5)[1].

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Last updated: March 1, 2017

Citation

McClam, Tamela D, and Crystal C Watkins. "Vascular Dementia." Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide, 2017. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787110/all/Vascular_Dementia.
McClam TD, Watkins CC. Vascular Dementia. Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. 2017. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787110/all/Vascular_Dementia. Accessed August 19, 2019.
McClam, T. D., & Watkins, C. C. (2017). Vascular Dementia. In Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787110/all/Vascular_Dementia
McClam TD, Watkins CC. Vascular Dementia [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. ; 2017. [cited 2019 August 19]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787110/all/Vascular_Dementia.
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