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-~~NOTOC~~ 
 ====== Major Neurocognitive Disorder ====== ====== Major Neurocognitive Disorder ======
 +{{INLINETOC}}
 ===== Diagnostic Criteria ===== ===== Diagnostic Criteria =====
 <WRAP group> <WRAP group>
 <WRAP half column> <WRAP half column>
-==== Criterion A ====+== Criterion A ==
 Evidence of **//​significant//​** cognitive decline from a previous level of performance in ''​1''​ or more cognitive domains (complex attention, executive function, learning and memory, language, perceptual-motor,​ or social cognition) based on: Evidence of **//​significant//​** cognitive decline from a previous level of performance in ''​1''​ or more cognitive domains (complex attention, executive function, learning and memory, language, perceptual-motor,​ or social cognition) based on:
   - Concern of the individual, a knowledgeable informant, or the clinician that there has been a significant decline in cognitive function; and   - Concern of the individual, a knowledgeable informant, or the clinician that there has been a significant decline in cognitive function; and
   - A substantial impairment in cognitive performance,​ preferably documented by standardized neuropsychological testing or, in its absence, another quantified clinical assessment.   - A substantial impairment in cognitive performance,​ preferably documented by standardized neuropsychological testing or, in its absence, another quantified clinical assessment.
  
-==== Criterion B ====+== Criterion B ==
 The cognitive deficits **//​interfere with independence in everyday activities//​** (i.e., at a minimum, requiring assistance with complex instrumental activities of daily living such as paying bills or managing medications). The cognitive deficits **//​interfere with independence in everyday activities//​** (i.e., at a minimum, requiring assistance with complex instrumental activities of daily living such as paying bills or managing medications).
  
-==== Criterion C ====+== Criterion C ==
 The cognitive deficits do not occur exclusively in the context of a delirium. The cognitive deficits do not occur exclusively in the context of a delirium.
  
-==== Criterion D ====+== Criterion D ==
 The cognitive deficits are not better explained by another mental disorder (e.g., [[mood:​1-depression:​home|major depressive disorder]], [[psychosis:​schizophrenia-scz|schizophrenia]]). The cognitive deficits are not better explained by another mental disorder (e.g., [[mood:​1-depression:​home|major depressive disorder]], [[psychosis:​schizophrenia-scz|schizophrenia]]).
 </​WRAP>​ </​WRAP>​