Compare two cognitive impairments that includes an explanation of the similarities and differences in their causes and consequences..
Discussion – Week 6
In the Learning Resources for the week, you read that, as a mental health professional, you may be the first to suggest the presence of a cognitive mental disorder in a client. Therefore, it is important to be skilled at recognizing the possible causes of cognitive disorders and be prepared to refer the client for a neurological and medical evaluation. As a forensic psychology professional, your knowledge of all disorders will play an important role in applying your services to forensic settings. In this Discussion, you will examine the causes of various cognitive disorders.
Review this week’s Learning Resources.
Focus on the information on neurocognitive disorders in Chapter 14.
Read about the multiple etiologies for delirium, dementia, and amnestic disorders in the DSM-5.
Consider the variety of causal factors involved in neurocognitive disorders, as well as their consequences.
With these thoughts in mind:
Post by Day 4 a comparison of two cognitive impairments that includes an explanation of the similarities and differences in their causes and consequences.
Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.