• Compare and contrast the clinical picture of delirium with that of dementia and discuss nursing interventions for both.
• Compare and contrast Major Neurocognitive Disorder Mild Severity.
• Moderate Severity and Severe Severity in terms of;
(2) Emotional impact on family
(3) pharmacological and psychosocial treatments in treatments
(4) what are the signs and symptoms of cognitive disorders
Cognitive Disorders are a category of mental health disorders that primarily affect learning, memory, perception, and problem solving, and include amnesia, dementia, and delirium. While anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and psychotic disorders can also have an effect on cognitive and memory functions, the DSM-IV-TR does not consider these cognitive disorders, because loss of cognitive function is not the primary (causal) symptom
Cognitive Disorders causes vary between the different types of disorders but most include damage to the memory portions of the brain.
Cognitive Disorders treatments depend on how the disorder is caused. Medication and therapies are the most common treatments; however, for some types of disorders such as certain types of amnesia, treatments can suppress the symptoms but there is currently no cure