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University of Missouri
Psych 2510 - Survey of Abnormal Psychology

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Psych 2510 1nd Edition Lecture 19 Outline of Last Lecture I Developmental Disorders II Features and Epidemiology of Developmental Disorders III Causes and Prevention of Developmental Disorders IV Assessment and Treatment of Developmental Disorders V Disruptive Behavior Disorders VI Features and Epidemiology of Disruptive Behavior Disorders VII Causes and Prevention of Disruptive Behavior Disorders VIII Assessment and Treatment of Disruptive Behavior Disorders Outline of Current Lecture I What are cognitive disorders II Features and Epidemiology III Causes and Prevention IV Assessment and Treatment Current Lecture I What are Cognitive Disorders A Normal memory and cognitive changes occur with age and do not interfere with daily functioning B These changes may progress to more serious cognitive disorders such as delirium and dementia These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute II Features and Epidemiology A Delirium i Often temporary and reversible condition where a person is disoriented and has trouble with attention concentration and memory ii Delirium may result from substance intoxication or medical situations such as anesthesia B Dementia i More serious cognitive disorder that includes chronic and irreversible declines in memory and other cognitive processes C The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer s disease i A progressive condition marked by cognitive deficits such as aphasia apraxia and agnosia and deficits in executive functioning D Video Tom a profile of Alzheimer s disease E Vascular dementia i Dementia caused by a blood vessel problem especially a stroke ii People with this dementia often face a more abrupt and acute onset of symptoms but less cognitive impairment than people with Alzheimer s disease F Dementia may be due to Parkinson s disease i A progressive neurological disorder involving severe problems in motor functioning ii Not all

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