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What are the symptoms of depression compared with mental confusion and mci?

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Dr. Tom Harrington
Internal Medicine

In brief: Depression/dementia

The true symptoms of each should be distinguishable ie dementia with recent memory decline etc.
Depression can come up with many symptoms ie fatigue, sadness, insomnia, etc. Either condition can make the other worse. Ie pseudo dementia can be clearly aggravated by depression and treatment of the depression may make the memory issue better.

In brief: Depression/dementia

The true symptoms of each should be distinguishable ie dementia with recent memory decline etc.
Depression can come up with many symptoms ie fatigue, sadness, insomnia, etc. Either condition can make the other worse. Ie pseudo dementia can be clearly aggravated by depression and treatment of the depression may make the memory issue better.
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