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Cognitive/Organic Mental Disorders

Cognitive/Organic Mental Disorders

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COGNITIVE / ORGANIC MENTAL DISORDERS
COGNITIVE/PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS With organic etiology With deficits in COGNITION and MEMORY Effects: Changes in levels of functioning and disturbed behavior

Delirium ReversibleAcute in onset #1 sign: Clouding of consciousness

Dementia Chronic / Gradual in onset/ irreversible #1 Sign: Progressive Or grand mal / tonicclonic seizure; Loss memory

Causes: Hyperthermia, Causes:Unknown sepsis such as (idiopathic) Encephalitis, meningitis, drug induced Withdrawal
COGNITIVE / ORGANIC MENTAL DISORDERS
COGNITIVE/PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS With organic etiology With deficits in COGNITION and MEMORY Effects: Changes in levels of functioning and disturbed behavior

Delirium ReversibleAcute in onset #1 sign: Clouding of consciousness

Dementia Chronic / Gradual in onset/ irreversible #1 Sign: Progressive Or grand mal / tonicclonic seizure; Loss memory

Causes: Hyperthermia, Causes:Unknown sepsis such as (idiopathic) Encephalitis, meningitis, drug induced Withdrawal

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Published by: al yves roman on Nov 25, 2009
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COGNITIVE /COGNITIVE /ORGANIC MENTALORGANIC MENTALDISORDERSDISORDERS
COGNITIVE/PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERSCOGNITIVE/PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERSWith organic etiologyWith organic etiologyWith deficits in COGNITION andWith deficits in COGNITION andMEMORYMEMORYEffects: Changes in levels of Effects: Changes in levels of functioning and disturbed behaviorfunctioning and disturbed behavior
 
 
 
Delirium DementiaReversibleAcute inonsetChronic / Gradual inonset/irreversible#1 sign:Clouding of consciousness #1 Sign:ProgressiveOr grand mal / tonic-clonic seizure; LossmemoryCauses: Hyperthermia,sepsis such asEncephalitis,meningitis, druginduced Withdrawal(alcohol & cocainewithdrawal)
Causes:Unknown(idiopathic)
 
 
SYMPTOMS OF DELIRIUMSYMPTOMS OF DELIRIUM
* Difficulty with attention* Difficulty with attention
* Easily* Easilydistractibledistractible
**DisorientedDisoriented
* May have* May havesensory disturbancessensory disturbancessuchsuchas illusions,as illusions,
Misinterpretations orMisinterpretations orhallucinationshallucinations
* Can have sleep – wake cycle* Can have sleep – wake cycledisturbancesdisturbances
* Changes in psychomotor activity* Changes in psychomotor activity
* May experience anxiety, fear,* May experience anxiety, fear,irritability, euphoriairritability, euphoria

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