aphasia Impairment in the expression and/or comprehension of language.

cognitive functions Distinct domains of intellectual ability, including memory, language, visuospatial ability, judgment, and abstraction, among others.

depression A clinical disorder characterized by at least five of the following nine symptoms present during at least a 2-week period: depressed mood, markedly diminished interest in activities, significant weight loss or gain, difficulty sleeping or excessive sleeping, agitation or slowing of thought and action, fatigue or loss of energy, feelings of worthlessness or guilt, diminished ability to think or concentrate, and suicidal ideation.

executive functions That subgroup of cognitive functions necessary to plan and carry out complex, goal-oriented behavior. Executive functions include planning, organizing, sequencing, and abstracting abilities.

neuroimaging Technologies available for the detailed visualization of brain structure and/or function. These technologies include computerized tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), positron emission tomography (PET), and single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT).

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