Adult Language Disorders and Cognitive Based Dysfunction

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Adult Language Disorders and Cognitive Based Dysfunction by Mind Map: Adult Language Disorders and Cognitive Based Dysfunction

1. Risk factors of TBI: Alcohol and drug abuse, school adjustment and social history, SES, h/o TBI, sports.

2. Closed Head injury (non-penetrating)

2.1. Open Head Injury (penetrating)

3. 50% of the patients in most long-term care facilities have dementia

4. Physicians diagnose when two or more brain functions are significantly impaired

5. Affects 15 % of Older Americans

6. Typical Symptoms: Memory impairment, attention and impulsive problems, visual dysfunction

7. Aphasia Syndromes

8. Broca's, Transcortical motor, global, Wernicke's, Transcortical sensory, Conduction, Anomic

8.1. New node

9. Aphasia : language disorder that is acquired sometime after an individual has developed language competence ( Justice,2010)

10. Right- Hemisphere Dysfunction (RHD)

11. cognitive disorders associated with right cerebral hemisphere.

12. Dementia: loss of linguistic and cognitive ability due to a progressive brain disease.

13. Traumatic Brain Injury: accquired neurological injury, which can result from car accidents, severe falls, and acts of violence.