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Cognitive and Organic Disorders

Cognitive and Organic Disorders

Author: Laura Riness

This lesson will identify, describe and differentiate the primary symptom(s) for each type of cognitive disorder and organic disorder.

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Terms to Know
  • Alzheimer's Disease

    A form of cognitive dementia where the person begins to lose long-term memory, and eventually loses language and body functions, resulting in death.

  • Dementia

    A global loss of cognitive ability, which affects primarily memory but can also affect attention, language, and problem solving.

  • Organic Mental Disorders

    Mental problems that are inherited or the result of brain injury or disease.