difference between Mild and Major Neurocognitive disorders
with minor you have (2)
A modest cognitive delcine from a previous level of performance in one or more cognitive domain
modest impairment in cognitive performacne, prefereably documented by standardished neuropsychological testing
congitive deficits does not inferefere with inpdendence in everyday activities
criteria that is the same for major and mild categories of neurocognitive disorders
- concern of idnviidual, informatant, clinician aobut decline
- deficits do not occur exclsuviely in context of delirium
- deficits are not explained by another mental disorder
what are the major risk factors for TBI?
what do neuropsycholgists focus on?
the congitive and behaviroal consequences of injury or illness – functional capacities
referrels to neuropsych. are usually in forder to determine the ___ of an imapirment
determine the nature and degreem, rather than if there is an imapriment
what functiosn are tested with a ray-osterrieth test?
- visuospatial abilities
- working memory
what are the three components of the ray-osterrieth test?
- immediate recall
- delayed recall
____ is used for verbal memory
Calrifornia verbal learning test
Calrifornia verbal learning test can distinguish between a ___ and ___ impairment
learning/attention and memory impairment
what disorders can Calrifornia verbal learning test detect?
- detect brain daimage
characterize memory profiles in pts with schizophrenia, depression, etc
- detect inadequate effort or malingering
- differentiate between depression and neurological disorder
2-back task tests ___
____ can be used to detect malingering
l California Verbal Learning Test