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disordercharacterised by considerable deterioration in cognitive function, for instance in loss of memory. Different types ofdementia include corticial dementias (e.g. Alzheimers disease) and sub-cortical dementias(e.g. Huntingtonsdisease).

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Diagnostic andStatistical Manual (DSM)

amulti-axial manual used for theclassification, definition and description of mental healthdisorders.