What Is Cognitive Impairment? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms


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How is cognitive impairment defined?

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1. During which part of the lifespan is cognitive impairment most common?

2. What issue that is easily preventable can cause cognitive impairment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Why does cognitive impairment occur? Assess your knowledge of this condition and its symptoms by going through the worksheet and quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can assess your knowledge of:

  • Part of the lifespan when cognitive impairment is most common
  • How cognitive impairment is treated
  • The most common means of acquiring cognitive impairment in adulthood
  • What cognitive impairment means
  • An easily preventable issue that can cause cognitive impairment

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on cognitive impairment
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the definition of cognitive impairment
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a cause of cognitive impairment and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can address more topics at your own pace by using the lesson What Is Cognitive Impairment? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms. This lesson helps you:

  • Identify the symptoms associated with cognitive impairment
  • Understand why cognitive impairment occurs
  • Review effective treatment methods for this condition