neuropsychological disorder

neu·ro·psy·cho·log·ical dis·or·der

cerebral dysfunction from any physical cause manifested by changes in mood, behavior, perception, memory, cognition, or judgment and/or psychophysiology.
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neu·ro·psy·cho·log·i·cal dis·or·der

(nū'rō-sī-kŏ-loj'ik-ăl dis-ōr'dĕr)
A disturbance of mental function due to brain trauma, associated with one or more of the following: neurocognitive, psychotic, neurotic, behavioral, or psychophysiologic manifestations, or mental impairment.
See also: mental illness
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

neu·ro·psy·cho·log·i·cal dis·or·der

(nū'rō-sī-kŏ-loj'ik-ăl dis-ōr'dĕr)
Cerebral dysfunction from any physical cause manifested by changes in mood, behavior, perception, memory, cognition, or judgment and/or psychophysiology.
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