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Intellectual, psychological, and neurological functioning in the older adult

Marjorie A. Kuenz

Intellectual, psychological, and neurological functioning in the older adult

by Marjorie A. Kuenz

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Library of Medicine, National Medical Audiovisual Center in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geriatric Psychiatry -- indexes,
  • Mental Processes -- in old age -- indexes,
  • Neurophysiology -- in old age -- indexes,
  • Age and intelligence -- Bibliography,
  • Older people -- Psychology -- Bibliography,
  • Neurology -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Photocopy. Springfield, VA. : National Technical Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, 1982

    StatementMarjorie A. Kuenz.
    ContributionsNational Medical Audiovisual Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p.
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18949011M

    Intellectual functioning, as the term implies, refers to the individual’s intellectual capacity and is what we refer to when we discuss IQ scores. Although the IQ score is often discussed as a unitary concept, it is composed of a number of components that include verbal reasoning, visuomotor abilities, working memory and the speed and.   Updated and substantially revised, the second edition of Aging and Older Adulthood reflects the most current scientific research and theoretical foundations that contribute to our understanding of aging and older adulthood. Updated content and references include recent neurological findings on brain structure and functioning as well as factors that influence cognitive functioning, .

    Using a speech generating device to enhance communicative abilities and interactions for an adult with moderate intellectual disability: A case report. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 46, – Intellectual disability is a disorder marked by below average intellectual function and a lack of skills necessary for independent daily living. The condition begins in the developmental period.

    Neuropsychological predictors of everyday functioning in adults with intellectual disabilities Article in Journal of Intellectual Disability Research 52(Pt 1) January with 12 Reads. 8. Children and adults with intellectual impairments cannot benefit from (talk) therapy; 9. Children and adults with intellectual impairments cannot understand role play or other methods of traditional treatment for victims of sexual abuse. If a child or adult has a developmental disability cannot haveFile Size: 4MB.


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Intellectual, psychological, and neurological functioning in the older adult by Marjorie A. Kuenz Download PDF EPUB FB2

The contributions to this volume were drawn from selected symposia of the Division on Adult Development and Aging at the 76th and 78th annual meetings of the American Psychological Association. The four parts of the book are as follows: Part I. Individual Changes in Adult Intelligence: Longitudinal Approaches; Part II.

Somatic Components of Psychological Changes in Adults; Part by: Table Diagnostic Criteria for Intellectual Disability (Intellectual Developmental Disorder) Intellectual disability (intellectual developmental disorder) is a disorder with onset during the developmental period that includes.

both intellectual and adaptive functioning deficits in File Size: 1MB. Author(s): Kuenz,Marjorie A; National Medical Audiovisual Center. Title(s): Intellectual, psychological, and neurological functioning in the older adult/ by Marjorie A. Kuenz. Autism is a serious psychological disorder with onset in early childhood.

Autistic children show minimal emotional attachment, absent or abnormal speech, retarded IQ, ritualistic behaviors, aggression, and self-injury. The prognosis is very poor, and medical therapies have not proven effective. This article reports the results of behavior modification treatment for two groups of similarly Cited by: Compares brain functioning of healthy older adults with adults displaying various pathological disorders in the brain.

The study of the relations between psychological, neurological, and immunological systems that raise or lower our susceptibility to and ability to recover from disease.

An older adult with Alzheimer's disease can't. Intellectual disability (now the Intellectual term for mental retardation) is a disorder characterized by cognitive psychological.

Get the facts from WebMD about. As people age, they change in a myriad of ways — both biological and psychological. Some of these changes may be for the better, and others are not. This book primarily concerns the normally aging brain, the neuroanatomical and neurophysiological changes that occur with age, and the mechanisms that account for them.

It is not primarily about the behavioral or cognitive concomitants of those. functioning in older adults • Intellectual Functioning Measures • Memory Assessment Measures • Older Adult Battery for 65 – 90 years of age California Verbal Learning Test II (CVLT-II) Neurology, 47(2), Neuropsychological assessment File Size: KB.

The ability to solve problems builds self-confidence. However, limited intellectual functioning makes it difficult to solve problems.

Skillful problem solving requires sustained attention and persistence in the face of difficulty. These abilities are limited in persons with limited intellectual functioning.

Thus, a low self-esteem may develop. Intellectual and neurological functioning in Morquio syndrome (MPSIVA) Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease 36(2) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Tamar Heller, in Comprehensive Clinical Psychology, Growing numbers of older adults with intellectual disabilities.

Intellectual disabilities (commonly referred to as mental retardation in the USA) is defined by the American Association on Mental Retardation as significant subaverage general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behaviors.

Neurological disorders: a public health approach 41 Dementia 42 Epilepsy 56 Headache disorders 70 Multiple sclerosis 85 Neuroinfections 95 Neurological disorders associated with malnutrition Pain associated with neurological disorders.

Listing has two paragraphs, designated A and B, that apply to only intellectual disorder. Each paragraph requires that you have significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning; significant deficits in current adaptive functioning; and evidence that demonstrates or supports (is.

Suggested Citation: "4 Self-Report Measures and Symptom Validity Tests." Institute of Medicine. Psychological Testing in the Service of Disability Determination. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Allegations of disability are sometimes made on the basis of self-report, with few, if any, medical signs or.

The Wechsler Test of Adult Reading (WTAR) has also been utilized to estimate premorbid intellectual functioning in older adults (Holdnack, ). Overview of brief dementia assessment instruments Along with establishing the patient’s premorbid level of cognitive functioning it is often useful to administer a brief Dementia Rating Scale (DRS).Author: Jeannie Lengenfelder, Karen L.

Dahlman, Teresa A. Ashman, Richard C. Mohs. Intellectual disability (ID), also known as general learning disability and mental retardation (MR), is a generalized neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significantly impaired intellectual and adaptive is defined by an IQ un in addition to deficits in two or more adaptive behaviors that affect everyday, general living.

Once focused almost entirely on cognition Specialty: Psychiatry, pediatrics. Although educational attainment has been consistently related to cognition in adulthood, the mechanisms are still unclear.

Early education, and other social learning experiences, may provide the skills, knowledge, and interest to pursue intellectual challenges across the life course. Therefore, cognition in adulthood might reflect continued engagement with cognitively complex by: Intelligence and Memory: Age 65+ However, intellectual decline is not an inevitable consequence of aging.

Research does not support the stereotypic notion of the elderly losing general cognitive functioning or that such loss, when it does occur, is necessarily disruptive. "This book provides a most useful perspective on psychological and social aspects of mental health and impairment among older adults.

Focusing on psychosocial interventions, it also contains important insights on the implications of biological therapies. Perhaps the book's greatest strength is the knowledge and expertise of its by: cognitive functioning of the older adult. For example, confirmation of a dementia or a depressive disorder can help clarify the most appropriate treatment avenue (e.g., medication, psychotherapy, behavioural management and/or referral to other professionals or support agencies).

Strategies and techniques to optimize cognitive functioning and. Neuropsychological Evaluation of the Older Adult: A Clinician's Guidebook presents a framework for assessing whether an individual has experienced abnormal cognitive change.

The book's framework follows a logical sequence, beginning with the clinical interview, moving through formal testing, identification of the patient's neuropsychological Cited by: Neurological symptoms may occur due to the infection itself, or due to an immune response.

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide are affected by neurological disorders. More than 6 million people die because of stroke each year; over 80% of these deaths take place in low- and middle-income countries.

More than 50 million people have epilepsy. Another type of psychological assessment is a neuropsychological evaluation that helps measure more detailed aspects of cognitive functioning, such as executive functioning abilities (i.e., one’s ability to plan, organize, and inhibit cognitive, emotional, and behavioral responses), attention, learning, memory, and even motor coordination and.