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Table 1 Domains used to diagnose major and mild neurocognitive disorders in the DSM-5

From: Long-term effects of alcohol consumption on cognitive function: a systematic review and dose-response analysis of evidence published between 2007 and 2018

DomainCognitive abilities covered by the domain
Complex attentionSustained attention, divided attention, selective attention, processing
Executive functionPlanning, decision making, working memory, responding to feedback/error correction, overriding habits, mental flexibility
Learning and memoryImmediate memory, recent memory
LanguageExpressive language and receptive language
Perceptual-motor abilityConstruction and visual perception
Social cognitionRecognition of emotions, theory of mind, behavioural regulation