Flashcards in Exam 1 Part 7 Deck (11):
What are the 4 core cognitive domains
Recent memory, language, visuospatial ability, executive function
Comprehension and effective manipulation of nonverbal, graphic or geographic information
Broad term used to identify cognitive processes that regulate, control, manage other cognitive processes (planning, problem solving, inhibition, prioritization)
Where is executive function regulated in?
What are signs of impaired executive function?
Poor time management, impaired planning, problem solving, disinhibition, poor error awareness, decreased independence, increased need for assistance
Forget one part of a problem while working on another part
Poor working memory
What are signs of poor working memory?
Difficulty summarizing, recall, repeating error behavior, difficulty holding events in mind, inability to identify and change behavior
Integrity of _____ appears to be a particularly strong prognostic indicator
What are the most common etiologies of cognitive communication disorders?
Alzheimer, brain tumors, strokes, TBI
What are the potential impacts of cognitive communication impairment?
Loss of ability to assess one's own communication effectiveness, reduced memory, judgement, difficulty performing personal lifestyle management activities, reduced social communication