The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-V) defines Neurocognitive Disorder as an acquired decline in cognitive functioning. The DSM-V divides these disorders into three categories:

The most common type of Neurocognitive Disorder is Alzheimer's Disease.

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