Common Neurological Disorders: List and Descriptions


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A common neurological disorder where a blood clot results in improper oxygen delivery to the brain is known as a(n):

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1. Inflammation of the brain is known as:

2. Stroke may lead to a problem where recurrent seizures occurs, this is termed:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Get a better understanding of the characteristics of neurological conditions with the interactive, easy-to-use materials. Study the definition of each and then see how you fare against our quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Learn about these neurological disorders with the worksheet and quiz:

  • Dementia
  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke
  • Encephalitis
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Skills Practiced

You will sharpen the following skills using these materials:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of neurological disorders to discuss various causes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding each separate neurological condition
  • Knowledge application - use your newly acquired understanding to match the neurological disorder term with its description

Additional Learning

Once you have a grasp on the basics of each affliction, explore further with the corresponding lesson, Common Neurological Disorders: List and Descriptions. You will learn how to:

  • Identify a neurological disorder based on a list of symptoms
  • Explain why someone may suffer from epilepsy or a stroke
  • Differentiate between the inflammatory disorders, encephalitis and meningitis
  • Determine what qualifies a disorder to be considered neurological