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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 318-320

Impact of eclectic cognitive retraining in a case of high-altitude cerebral edema

1 Department of Psychiatry, Command Hospital (SC), Pune, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, Military Hospital, Barrackpore, West Bengal, India

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Dr. Sojan Baby
Department of Psychiatry, Military Hospital, Barrackpore, West Bengal
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ipj.ipj_108_20

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Cognitive impairment in cases of high-altitude cerebral edema is a less researched area of neuropsychiatry. Usually, it presents with depressive symptoms and can sway the treatment on the lines of organic depressive disorder and pseudodementia. We report one such case of which presented with depressive symptoms with cognitive dysfunction. The diagnosis was later revised to organic amnesic syndrome. His cognitive deficits improved with the use of cognitive retraining, especially with the use of mobile-based applications.

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