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Delirium

Disturbance in consciousness with a change in cognition or the development of perceptual abnormalities

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Dementia

memory impairment, and at least one of (Aphasia (disturbance of comprehension of language), apraxia(inability to perform motor task even when behavior is desired), agnosia(loss of ability to recognize objects, persons, shapes, smells, etc. without memory loss), and disturbance in executive function)

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Amenestic disorder

Impairment in the ability to learn new information or to recall previously learned information or past events, representing significant decline from previously level of fuctioning