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Ch 17: Cognitive Disorders Related to Aging

About This Chapter

Look at these lessons to become more aware of cognitive disorders related to aging. Use this chapter to make connections between symptoms and diagnoses, or just go through the lessons to get yourself ready for an upcoming test.

Cognitive Disorders Related to Aging - Chapter Summary

Our brains develop throughout the course of our lives, but as we age, we become prone to certain cognitive disorders. This chapter addresses those age-related cognitive disorders and how they impact the lives of individuals and their families.

The instructors who created this chapter possess extensive knowledge in this field, so you can rest easy knowing that you are reviewing well-researched information that has been written by experts. The information presented here includes current information about trends and other mental health perspectives. In addition, if ever you have any questions about this chapter or any other chapter we offer, you can always send your questions directly to the instructors. After you finish the lessons from this chapter, you will be able to do the following:

  • Determine the definition of cognitive disorders
  • Differentiate Alzheimer's from dementia
  • Describe later-in-life disorders related to anxiety, stress, and depression

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