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- Definition of cognitive disorders
- Amnestic disorder
- Alzheimer's disease
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- Korsakoff's Syndrome
- Substance-induced delirium and dementia
- Anxiety, depression and stress in the aging
- Late-life psychotic disorders
1. What Are Cognitive Disorders? - Definition and Perspectives
The human ability to think is what sets us apart from the other animals. But what happens when memories or the ability to learn disappears? In this lesson we'll look at three common types of cognitive disorders: dementia, delirium, and amnestic disorders.
2. What Is Delirium? - Definition, Causes & Treatment
What does it mean to be delirious? What might cause someone to be confused and disoriented, and what can be done to treat it? In this lesson, we'll look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment of delirium.
3. Dementia: Definition, Symptoms & Care
Whether due to Alzheimer's disease or drug abuse, dementia affects many people. In this lesson, we'll look closer at the symptoms, causes and treatment for dementia.
4. Amnestic Disorder: Definition, Causes and Treatment for Amnesia
Our memories shape, and in many ways define who we are. But what happens when you lose your memories? In this lesson, we'll look at amnestic disorders, their causes and treatments.
5. Dementia and Alzheimer's: Differences & Impact on Aging
In this lesson, you will learn what dementia is and is not through definitions and examples. You will also examine Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of dementia and memory loss in the elderly.
6. Alcohol and Drug-Induced Cognitive Disorders: Types, Causes & Symptoms
Everyone knows the risks with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. But did you also know that long-term alcohol and drug use can cause problems with the way your brain functions? In this lesson, we'll look closer at some common substance-induced cognitive disorders.
7. Problems Associated with Aging: Depression, Stress, Anxiety and Other Later-in-Life Disorders
With age comes wisdom, but it also comes with a bunch of problems. In this lesson, we'll look at some psychological problems that can plague older adults, including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and psychosis.
8. Persecution Complex: Definition & Treatment
This lesson will provide a definition for persecution complex and describe some of the common behaviors associated with this diagnosis. The lesson will also provide an overview of common treatments used to manage this condition. Read on to learn about this very interesting mental health issue.
9. ADHD & Cognitive Impairment
This lesson discusses the similarities and the differences between ADHD and cognitive impairment. Although someone with ADHD will exhibit some forms of cognitive impairment, there are ways to differentiate between the two diagnoses.
10. Diabetes & Cognitive Impairment
Did you know that in addition to damaging many other parts of the body, diabetes can damage the brain and lead to cognitive impairment? This lesson describes the many proposed mechanisms behind how this occurs.
11. Mental Health Issues & Disorders in Children
This lesson covers some examples of mental health issues in children as well as potential signs of mental health disorder you should look out for in children.
12. Statins & Cognitive Impairment
This lesson discusses how statins, which are used to treat high cholesterol, are or are not linked to cognitive impairment. We will look at research both for and against the claims of cognitive impairment when taking statins.
13. Subjective Cognitive Impairment
In this lesson, we'll look at the definitions of subjective and cognitive impairment, discuss subjective cognitive impairment, and describe how it is recognized by doctors and why it should be taken seriously.
14. What Is Cognitive Decline? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms
This lesson discusses how cognitive decline, some of its possible causes, and how it can be recognized. This problem is usually age-related, but there are other causes that are detailed during the discussion.
15. What Is Cognitive Impairment? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms
This lesson looks at what cognitive impairment is, how it happens, and what some of the causes are. It also looks at how people, throughout their lifespan, can be affected by events that cause cognitive impairment.
16. What Is Cognitive Rehabilitation?
A loss of cognitive functioning following brain trauma or stroke does not have to be permanent due to cognitive rehabilitation, which helps restore neurological pathways. Learn about the definition, process and insurance coverage information of cognitive rehabilitation in this lesson.
17. Mild Cognitive Impairment: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
Did you know that between 10 and 20 percent of individuals over age 65 are thought to have mild cognitive impairment? In this lesson, we will learn all about mild cognitive impairment, its symptoms, causes, and how it is treated.
18. Einstein Syndrome: Characteristics & Examples
Just because a child is a late talker does not mean they are less intelligent; in fact, they could be exceptionally bright as is the case in Einstein syndrome. Learn the definition, characteristics, and examples of Einstein syndrome in this lesson.
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