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Flashcards - Cognitive Disorders in Older Adults

Flashcards - Cognitive Disorders in Older Adults
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Sundowning
Sundowning, or sundown syndrome is a psychological phenomenon associated with increased confusion and restlessness in patients with delirium or some form of dementia
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Cognitive disorders
Cognitive disorders are a category of mental health disorders that primarily affect learning, memory, perception, and problem solving, and include amnesia, dementia, and delirium
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Cognitive disorders
Cognitive disorders are a category of mental health disorders that primarily affect learning, memory, perception, and problem solving, and include amnesia, dementia, and delirium
Sundowning
Sundowning, or sundown syndrome is a psychological phenomenon associated with increased confusion and restlessness in patients with delirium or some form of dementia
Amnestic disorders
Amnesia , also known as amnesic syndrome, is a deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma
encephalitis
Encephalitis is a sudden onset inflammation of the brain

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