Logopenic progressive aphasia

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          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Logopenic progressive aphasia (LPA) is a form of primary progressive aphasia. It is defined clinically by impairments in naming and sentence repetition. It is similar to conduction aphasia and is associated […]

Cognitive vulnerability

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          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards. A cognitive vulnerability in cognitive psychology is an erroneous belief, cognitive bias, or pattern of thought that predisposes an individual to psychological problems. The vulnerability exists before […]

Frontotemporal dementia and parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17

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          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards. Frontotemporal dementia and parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 (FTDP-17) is an autosomal dominant neurodegenerative disorder and Parkinson plus syndrome, which has three cardinal features: behavioral and personality changes, cognitive impairment, and motor symptoms. […]

Art and dementia

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          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     The use of art in dementia care is a valuable tool in enriching the lives of people with dementia. Being engaged with visual and performing arts provides […]

Cognitive slippage

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          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Cognitive slippage is considered a milder form of formal thought disorder. Generally speaking, this can mean that an individual’s thoughts are organized in an unusual, […]

Southbury Training School

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          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Southbury Training School is a large residential facility in the towns of Southbury and Roxbury, Connecticut. It was built in the 1930s as a large state-funded and state-operated residential and […]

TRIANGLE disease

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          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     TRIANGLE disease is a rare genetic disorder of the immune system. TRIANGLE stands for “TPPII-related immunodeficiency, autoimmunity, and neurodevelopmentaldelay with impaired glycolysis and lysosomal expansion” where TPP2 is the causative gene. This disease manifests as recurrent […]

Global developmental delay

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          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Global developmental delay is an umbrella term used when children are significantly delayed in their cognitive and physicaldevelopment. There is usually a more specific condition which causes this delay, […]

Developmental dysfluency

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          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Developmental dysfluency is considered a normal part of childhood development. About twenty-five percent of children experience some loss in fluency. Symptoms of developmental dysfluency include the […]