Outline -cognitive disorders

Outline -cognitive disorders - Outline for class 4/9...

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Unformatted text preview: Outline for class 4/9 Cognitive disorders: Impairments in cognition :- Memory deficits- Languae disturbances- Perceptual disturbances- Impairment in the capcity to plan and organize- The failure to recognize or identify objects 1. Dementia Symptoms five types of deficits in dementia- Memory deficit o Lapses in memory, but memory doesnt return spontaneously and may not respond to reminders or other memory cues- Aphasia o Deterioration of language o Difficulty producing names of objects or people Refer to Cup as thing for drinking o May exhibit echolalia (repetition of what they hear) or palialia (repetition of sounds or words)- Apraxia o Impairment in the ability to execute common actions such as waving good-bye or putting on a shirt o Not caused by motor or sensory deficits, simply unable to carry out acitons requested of tem o w/ APRaXia cant approximate how to put on clothes- Agnosia o Failure to recognize objects or people- Loss of Executive Functions...
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