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Abnormal Psych Exam Unit 3
Terms in this set (21)
Fine motor coordination, posture, balance.
Communication between the brain's right and left hemispheres.
Learning, abstracting, reasoning, and inhibiting.
Breathing, blood pressure, and other vital functions.
Visual discrimination and some aspects of visual memory.
Contains the sensory centers for touch, taste, and temperature sensations.
Group of brain structures including the amygdala, hippocampus and hypothalamus. Regulates attention, emotions, "fight or flight," memory.
Regulation of metabolism, temperature, emotions.
Arousal reactions, information screening.
Discrimination of sounds, verbal and speech behavior.
At what age do neurocognitive disorders become more common?
What do we call a progressive and degenerative condition characterized by gradual deterioriation of a range of cognitive abilities (memory, planning, language, etc.)?
Major Neurocognitive Disorder
What do we call a temporary state of confusion and disorientation caused by brain trauma, drugs, surgery, or stress?
What disease is the leading cause of neurocognitive disorders affecting 5 million Americans and for which there is no known cause or cure?
What disorders involve a dysfunction in the ability to recall recent and past events?
What disorder is associated with chronic alcohol abuse?
In the initial stages of Neurocognitive Disorder, what do we call the inability to recognize and name objects?
In the initial stages of Neurocognitive Disorder, what do we call the inability to recognize familiar faces?
What is a progressive brain disorder caused by blockage or damage to blood vessels, and is the second leading cause of Neurocongnitive Disorder next to Alzheimer's?
In which disorder, Vascular Dementia or Alzheimer's, is the onset of symptoms more sudden?
What disorder involves a circumscribed loss of memory, or an inability to transfer new information into long term memory?