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Author: Nancy Moczynski, Ph.D.
Cognitive Disorders Cognitive Disorders
What Is Cognition? What Is Cognition?
Terms Terms
Examples of Cognitive Syndromes and Disorders Examples of Cognitive Syndromes and Disorders
Delirium Delirium
Delirium: Core Deficits Delirium: Core Deficits
Prevalence of Delirium Prevalence of Delirium
Associated Signs and Symptoms Associated Signs and Symptoms
EEG EEG
24-hour Course 24-hour Course
Etiologies Etiologies
Morbidity Morbidity
Mortality Mortality
Course and Prognosis Course and Prognosis
Dementia: DSM IV Dementia: DSM IV
Another Definition Another Definition
Course Course
Causes of Dementia Causes of Dementia
 Salient Features of Several Dementias Salient Features of Several Dementias
Prevalence of Dementia Prevalence of Dementia
Alzheimer's Disease: Definition Alzheimer's Disease: Definition
Alzheimer's: DSM IV Criteria Alzheimer's: DSM IV Criteria
AD Criteria: Absence of Another Explanation AD Criteria: Absence of Another Explanation
Prevalence Prevalence
Genetic Factors Genetic Factors
Multiple Genetic Loci Multiple Genetic Loci
Etiology/Pathology: AD Etiology/Pathology: AD
Pathology Specifics Pathology Specifics
Location of NFT's and SP's Location of NFT's and SP's
Location of Cell Loss Location of Cell Loss
Clinical Course: AD Clinical Course: AD
Disease progression: AD Disease progression: AD
Over time, long-term memory becomes more impaired Over time, long-term memory becomes more impaired
AD: Neuropsychological Test Findings AD: Neuropsychological Test Findings
AD: Memory AD: Memory
Frontal Lobe Dementia: Definition Frontal Lobe Dementia: Definition
FLD: Subtypes FLD: Subtypes
FLD: Diagnostic Criteria FLD: Diagnostic Criteria
FLD: Prevalence FLD: Prevalence
Pathology: FLD Pathology: FLD
FLD: Symptoms/Clinical Course FLD: Symptoms/Clinical Course
Early Personality and Behavior Changes Early Personality and Behavior Changes
Symptoms in Some Cases Symptoms in Some Cases
FLD: Salient Cognitive Findings FLD: Salient Cognitive Findings
FLD: Relatively Preserved Abilities FLD: Relatively Preserved Abilities
As FLD Progresses: As FLD Progresses:
FLD vs. AD FLD vs. AD
HIV dementia: Definitions HIV dementia: Definitions
Prevalence Prevalence
Anatomy/Pathology Anatomy/Pathology
Anatomy/Pathology Anatomy/Pathology
Quantitative MRI and Morphometric Studies Quantitative MRI and Morphometric Studies
Clinical Course Clinical Course
Cognitive Dysfunction in HAD Cognitive Dysfunction in HAD
Dementias In Summary Dementias In Summary
Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease
Frontal Lobe Dementia Frontal Lobe Dementia
HAD HAD
Dementias: Salient Features Dementias: Salient Features
Cognitive Disorders: Summary Cognitive Disorders: Summary
Clinical Vignettes Clinical Vignettes