Flashcards in Neuro/Brain Stuff Deck (46):
Voluntary motor control is located where in the brain?
Pos. edge of frontal lobe & cerebellum
Personality, problem solving is located where in the brain?
Somatosensory (temp., pressure, position sense) is located where in the brain?
Ant. edge of parietal lobe
Vision (color & shape) is located where in the brain?
Auditory & smell is located where in the brain?
Sup. temporal lobe
Speech (motor) is located where in the brain?
"Broca's" area in frontal lobe (L hemisphere)
Speech (sensory, planning & understanding) is located where in the brain?
"Wernicke's" area at junction of parietal, temporal, & occipital lobe
Biological drives (thirst, hunger) is located where in the brain?
Emotions area is located where in the brain?
Limbic system near corpus callosum & temporal lobe
Visual & spatial is located where in the brain?
Understanding language is located where in the brain?
Non-reversible deterioration of cognition & behavior
Often reversible acute confusion that may fluctate
Similar to depression but dx is 2 yrs of at least 3 of the following symptoms; Loss of appetite, insomnia, agitation, worthlessness, suicidal, poor concentration
Condition that affects young adults most commonly. Reality is altered, episodic, perception is altered, hallucinations.
Condition where the person has no regard for self or others, abnormal lack of empathy. Combines w/ strongly amoral conduct masked by an ability to appear outwardly normal.
Psychopath (old term)
This person believes they are superior, grandiose, lack remorse, shallow emotions, need stimulation, pathological liar, violent
Multiple personalities, childhood trauma, can be a short term event.
Physical complaint w/ no organic pathology, entirely unconscious process
Convinced of a body flaw (real or imagined) & preoccupied w/ it (e.g. anorexa nervosa)
Psychic conflict causing physical symptoms. Single physical impairment caused by emotional event.
Preoccupation w/ personal health or contracting illness
Delusional parasitosis, believes they are invaded by insects, parasites, hair, etc.
Individual exaggerates personal complaints
Caregiver inflicts harm on individual they are caring for
Münchausen by proxy
Constant excessive fear, hypervigilant.
General anxiety disorder
Repetitive thoughts/actions. Actions include; cleaning, checking, repeating, hoarding, touching, arranging, mental rituals
Fear & anxiety following an emotional event
"In" reality most of the time, hard on themselves. Have low self esteem, defense mechanisms are working overtime
Transfer one drive to opposite expression
Act out emotion on someone else
No feelings (addict)
Ignore feelings (Co-dependent)
Give undesirable trait away. "Blame game"
Excuse for behavior
Transfer emotions towards dr. (parents, lovers, etc.)
Replace socially unacceptable behavior w/ a more acceptable but similar one
Personality disorder where the person feels inadequate, isolates
Personality disorder where the person believes everyone is out to get them
Personality disorder where the person feels afraid of a particular thing, event, etc.
Personality disorder where the person has peculiar dress, magical thinking, & beliefs
Personality disorder where the person forgets on purpose (disguised anger)
Personality disorder where the person is overly dramatic, victim often, seductive